6 Petal Puff Stitch Crochet Flower

*G hook
*Worsted weight Yarn in 2 colors
I used Cascade 220 wool solids
*yarn needle

Finished flower has a diameter of about 2″

….you’ve got the power to make this flower ( :

Ch 4, slst to first ch to form a loop

Rnd 1 – Ch 1, work 12 scs into loop.

Change Color
Rnd 2 – slst into first ch, *Ch 3

yarn over, insert hook into same stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop as tall as your beginning ch 3 (long loop formed)

(yarn over, insert hook into same stitch, yarn over and pull up a long loop) 2 times, yarn over, insert hook into next stitch, yarn over and pull up a long loop, (Yarn over, insert hook into same stitch, yarn over and pull up a long loop) 2 times.

Yarn over and pull through all loops on hook. (one petal formed) Ch 2, slst into next stitch.

Back View

Repeat From * four more times.
Ch 3, yarn over, insert hook into next stitch, yarn over and pull up a long loop, (yarn over, insert hook into same stitch, yarn over and pull up a long loop) 2 times, yarn over, insert hook into next stitch, yarn over and pull up a long loop, (yarn over, insert hook into same stitch, yarn over and pull up a long loop) 2 times. Yarn over and pull through all loops on hook. Ch 2 and slst into same st.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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  1. my favorite things Reply

    Hi Tara, I LOVE your work and your blog! I made these flowers, used different sized hooks until I liked my work (I’ve learned that I crochet verrry tight 🙁
    May I have your permission to post my flowers on my blog and my finished ponytail holders (once I finish them and take decent pictures), with a link to your blog?

    I am very new at blogging. I confess that this is the first time I am writing to another artist.

    Thank you for your time,

  2. May!!! Reply

    Thank you so much. This is what I was looking for. Have you ever thought of posting videos? It would be so cool. 🙂

    • JeriLynn

      When I was first learning to crochet, a very kind woman in a craft store, told me to read the pattern “one stitch at a time”. Best advice ever! Hope that helps.

  3. SynEan Chew Reply

    just what i have been looking for….beautiful….plan to make a pocket book out of these gorgeous flowers!!!! Thanks so much!

  4. Michelle Parry Reply

    Hi just finished my first flower ever made by my fair hand 🙂 I have just started to learn to crochet and your step by step instructions were fantastic keep up the great work 🙂

  5. Dana Reply

    When sewing them together, do I use yarn or thread? Love these flowers and the colors. Thanks for sharing your talent.

    • sharobmic

      you put the hook into the middle of the loop made by the 4 chain stitches, not into the chain stitches themselves

    • bitt

      I don’t get it either. Mine sort of have a star in the middle, which is fine but not the same as yours.

  6. Daphne Reply

    Hi, I tried making this many times but I always get a one stitch gap between the first and last petal so the petals are not neatly sealed there. Did I miss something?

  7. MsChristina Reply

    Ohe Thank you so much!!! This is what I have been searching for! I am a Lefty and I love your pictures with clear instructions with the photo. This will be a huge help for me to switch it to left hand. I think this would make an excellent video…love your blog!!!!

  8. LivLuvLif Reply

    Thank you from me too! I’m trying to teach myself to crochet using all the great training material out there. Thanks to people like you I see bushels full of creativity out there. I tried doing this with cotton yarn, but am not happy with the result. Do you have any tips, do’s and dont’s when using cotton yarn?
    Keep up creating beauty!

  9. bronyae Reply

    I made a small black and white flower to put on my snood (oh um a bun cover for ballet)and i can even where it at work so i dont have to wear a hair net

  10. DianneU22 Reply

    This is my first visit to your site. So far, I love it. Your directions are clear and concise, easy to understand and I love the pics that go with. These flowers are adorable and could be used in so many ways. thanks for the patterns and for the wonderful site too. Great work. I will definitely be back for more!!

  11. Ineke Reply

    I had some difficulty following the instructions, but actually I always do at first. Just kept trying and now I’m going real fast 🙂 The only thing is the flowers won’t stay flat. It’s just as if the petals are too big for the center. I made a magic ring to start from. What could be the problem?

  12. P Snowden Reply

    Found original photo on Pinterest which linked to your page. How so we make 6 petals like you show in the first photo? Do you add more chains and single crochets? I am a novice and am trying to figure this out on my own…which has been a bit challenging! Thank you for sharing this too cute pattern

  13. Suzin Reply

    Your flower makes me smile!! Thanx for sharing your talent and pattern. Namaste

  14. Deb Reply

    I want to make a baby blanket out of these puff flowers. How would you recommend I attach them together?

  15. Fena Reply

    I took this, added larger petals on the back post between the puff stitch petals. Then took Flowered shank button and slid a bobby pin thru it and put that thru the center of the crocheted flower. Tah dah! Flowers for your hair!

  16. Sue Reply

    looking for the pattern that you had posted last week for Christmas star made from paper

  17. Mimi Woods Reply

    I don’t crochet, I knit, but I know that finer work is definitely done in crocheting. I can read a difficult pattern in knitting, but the simplest crocheting pattern confuses me. I saw, and loved, your puff stitch flowers so I am venturing into trying to crochet one for a baby hat I’m making. You do such lovely work. Wish me luck!

  18. Andrea Reply

    Love the pattern do you know how much wool, approximately, I would need for a baby blanket, or perhaps how many flowers I could get from 100g wool?

    • Tara Murray

      I wish I knew the answer to that question. A blanket out of these flowers would be lovely! in fact, I think I’ve seen one.

      I wish I could have been more help! Good luck and happy crocheting!

  19. Rebecca Reply

    i found a difference in the pattern directions.. may i ask why you say to ch3 and insert in” next stitch” instead of” same” stitch? In your directions you do 2 puff stitches .. repeat 4 more times that is where i find the difference from.

  20. Jenny Reply

    Hi, realise this is an old blog but need to know the easiest and fastest way to join these flowers together to make a blanket please

  21. Rhonda Reply

    What size would you use for a baby blanket? And how do you connect each of the flowers into a blanket?

  22. Marie-Thérèse Druet Reply

    Nouvelle dans votre new.
    Crocheteur à ses temps perdus
    Merci pour le temps que vous passez à mettre en ligne vos créations.
    Votre couverture est très jolie et les couleurs très pétillantes.
    Bonne continuation du centre de la France

  23. Rhonda Reply

    I found a YouTube video by Bella Coca that showed how to connect them into a blanket.

  24. CrochetAK Reply

    Im not certain if this has been asked….but how many flowers would be needed to make different size blankets? Im just asking for guestimations and wont hold the incorrect answer against you lol.

  25. Jenny Reply

    Is this a design a complete beginner might be able to accomplish? I’m not sure I can understand all the crochet terms but feel the physical doing/learning of the process could be do able? Or am I going to be completely lost if I try?

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