I’m really excited about this week’s post 🙂 I’m going to show you how to crochet these super adorable mini flowers! These mini flowers can be the perfect finishing touch for so many of your crafty projects. I have a secret something in mind for them but you will have to wait until next week to find out about that 😉
Now the only thing that makes these crochet flowers so mini is the hook size and yarn type that you will be using. The crochet pattern itself can be used with any type of yarn or any hook size to make a variety of different textures and sizes but if you want to make the loonie-sized flowers that I made here you will need to use these supplies:
Supplies for Mini Flowers
- Aunt Lydia’s Crochet Thread Fashion 3 size in “Scarlet”
- Aunt Lydia’s Crochet Thread Classic 10 size in “Golden Yellow”
- Aunt Lydia’s Crochet Thread Fashion 3 size in “White”
- Crochet hook size 2.5mm
I’ve done the tutorial photos with regular yarn so that the stitches are more visible.
This tutorial is going to assume that you know how to do a magic ring, single crochet, double crochet and triple crochet.
Once you have all your supplies together and you know these three stitches let’s dive right into the pattern!
Mini Flower Pattern
Mini Flower Center
- Using your yellow thread create a magic circle. Chain 2 and then work 11 DC into the circle. Close the magic circle.
- Tie off your thread and grab whatever colour thread you are using for your petals.
Mini Flower Petals
Attach your petal colour into the back loop only of the first stitch. The entire first round is worked only into the back loops of each stitch.
Ch2. In the same stitch work 2TC and 1DC.
Slip stitch into the next stitch (BLO).
Continue this pattern around [DC, 2TC, DC in same stitch. Slip stitch in next stitch] until you have 6 petals.
Slip stitch into the first back loop that you worked your first petal into. Then slip stitch into the front loop of the same stitch.
Now we are starting the second round which is where we create the inner petals. This round is worked entirely in the front loops of each yellow stitch.
In the first stitch CH1, 2DC, 1SC in the front loop only. Slip stitch into the next stitch. This will put a little mini petal in front of the petal from the previous round.
Continue around with this pattern [work 1SC, 2DC, 1SC in the same stitch. Slip stitch in next stitch.]
At the end of the row slip stitch into the first stitch of the round.
Tie off and weave in ends.
These mini flowers are so addictive to make and barely use any time or thread so I’m sure you will be making multiple mini flowers once you get the hang of it!
Here is an easy to read version of the pattern:
Make a magic circle. Chain 2. Work 11DC into the circle. Close circle and tie off ends.
Round 2 (Outer Petals):
(Worked in back loops only) Attach yarn into back loop of first stitch. Ch2. Work 2TC, 1DC in same stitch. Slip stitch into next stitch.
[1DC, 2TC, 1DC into next stitch. Slip stitch into next stitch] Continue from [ to ] around.
Slip stitch in first stitch of round.
Round 3 (Inner Petals):
(Worked in front loops only) Slip stitch into first front loop. Chain 1. 2DC, 1SC in same stitch. Slip stitch into next stitch. [1SC, 2DC, 1SC in same stitch. Slip stitch into next stitch.] Continue from [ to ] around.
Tie off thread and weave in ends.
Please comment below with any questions or thoughts, I’d love to hear how you are using your mini flowers!
**UPDATE** check out what I did with my mini flowers here : DIY Essential Oil Diffuser