How to Crochet a 3D Flower Applique Motif

Crochet flowers are a fun simple way to improve your crochet skills. The completed floral motif can be added to clothing, hair accessories or craft projects.

Note: This article uses US terminology[1]


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    Chain 8.
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    Single crochet in second chain from hook. Single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, half double crochet, single crochet, single crochet, slip stitch.
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    Create as many petals as necessary. Stitch them together.
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    In a different colour, chain 8 and slip stitch into first chain. Sew onto the flower. The motif is now ready for use as wished.
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Things You'll Need

  • Two balls of wool, one colour for the petals, and one colour for the center
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  • A crochet hook

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