Learn how to crochet a beautiful rose following my step by step pattern. There is also a video tutorial that can also be found at the base of the blog post. This lovely crochet motif can be used to embellish your projects such as: hats, scarves, gloves or you can turn them into a beautiful bunch of keepsake flowers, flower crowns or floral wreath. This quick and easy crochet motif has so much potential.
Pattern written in UK terms
Slip Stitch (ss): Insert hook into space, yarn over and pull through stitch and loop on hook
Chain (ch): Yarn over, pull through one loop on hook.
Treble crochet (tr): Yarn over, insert hook into stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, you will have three loops on the hook. Yarn over, pull through two loops, yarn over, pull through remaining two loops.
Unsure of the differences between UK and US terms? Need a refresher on how to do your stitches? In my ‘How to crochet: A handy reference guide’ EBook I help you with all of these terms and you can always have them to hand! You will also get exclusive access to free video instructions. You can find my EBook HERE.
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crochet rose Pattern
Foundation: Ch60 (or in any multiple of 4 to adapt your size)
Row 1: Tr in 2nd ch from hook. Work 7 tr in same st. skip 1 ch and ss in next. *skip ch, 8 tr in next st, skip ch, ss in next ch; repeat from * to the end. Fasten off leaving a long end.
Starting at the beginning of your row, roll the petals from one side to another to create a flat spiral. Using a darning needle, sew along the foundation chain to secure the spiral that you have created. Sew in ends.
how to adapt
If you would like to make your roses bigger, simply choose some chunky yarn and a bigger hook size. You can either refer to the yarn label for the recommended hook size or you can play around with different hook sizes. For example:
This is how they look bunched together, the roses have been attached to thin floristry wire and secured into oasis at the bottom of the tea pot. You could also add some crochet leaves, CLICK HERE for the pattern.