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Large Sunflower Crochet Pattern Free

Bring the beauty of the garden into your home with my FREE Sunflower Crochet Pattern.

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We are going to show you how to crochet a simple 3D amigurumi sunflower using this free crochet pattern. 


You will find the step-by-step written pattern and image tutorials to help you crochet your own sunflowers.


Please Note: This IS a FREE crochet Pattern for you to use, to make Sunflowers. And is supported by Ads and at times if suitable I will add an affiliate link (AF)* to products I may recommend. 

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With the right yarn and some basic crochet skills, you can bring the beauty of nature into your home with this simple yet stunning crochet project.

I often get asked What Color Yarn to use for Sunflower Crochet?

YOu will need some Bright Yellow Yarn for the Leaves, Brown shades for the Center. 

I have used several different brands of double-knit yarn to crochet the sunflower petals in several of my designs.

The yellow yarn I used for the Sunflower Granny Square was a lighter shade of yellow. 

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And the Yellow yarn I used in the Sunflower Coaster Patterns was very vivid. 

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 My favorite yarn to use for crocheting the sunflower petals has to be a ball of yellow cotton feeling yarn I picked up from a store I was visiting recently. 

King Cole Cherished If you can find it online - See alternatives for your country HERE . (AF*) 

I also made the main part (white) of the Sunflower Crochet Cardigan in this Yarn. ! and it works up a treat for wearables too 

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I just love the soft look and slight shimmer to the yarn making it perfect for these LARGE Sunflowers.

But the petals also keep their shape extremely well and do not curl in as much as using an acrylic Double knit! Someone in my group has made these with Redheart Yarn and they are stunning too

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The Brown Center for the Sunflower is an Acrylic general brand Double knit. 

How to crochet a simple sunflower 

You will find below the step-by-step written pattern for crocheting your own sunflower.

By following this free crochet pattern, you can create a beautiful Large amigurumi 3D sunflower that can be used as a decorative accent, or a gift for a loved one. 

Or if you want to crochet things for markets, and ETSY shops to make money from your crochet. These crocheted sunflowers are a Best Seller at craft fairs and markets. 

These are a great crochet project as I have seen these sold as individual crochet sunflowers, or in a crochet flower bouquet. See The Etsy shops here selling ready-made crochet Sunflowers

I gave the ones I made to my Mother in law during winter so she had something bright to look at and the crocheted sunflowers will last forever.

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The Sunflower is crocheted in pieces for the middle and then sewn together to join, with slight stuffing inserted. Adding the yellow leaves of the flower. 

(I have also made Green leaves on the back of the sunflower using the alternative unworked stitches for the yellow petals! this is completely up to you if you wish to make the green leaves. 

If making the sunflower for a full crochet flower bouquet I do not create the green leaves as they can become bulky when all put together. 

Sunflower Crochet Pattern Starts HERE 

Materials you will need to crochet this sunflower 
  • I used a 3.500mm hook (I've also used a 4.00 mm hook 
  • a small amount of stuffing
  • Wire (thick enough to be able to help the sunflower stalk stand tall, OF a wooden kebab stick to insert into the Stem.) 
  • a wooden kebab skewer stick (if you want them to stand up in a vase)
  • needle
  • Scissors
Colors I used - Yellow and Brown Yarn weight to suit minus 1 size of recommended hook for yarn weight, You can use any colors you wish. 
Brown - Sunflower Center
Yellow - Petals
Green -  Back Center Piece and stalk

NOTES:
be sure to read all the instructions above before starting. 
sc - single crochet, 
ch - Chain
sts - stitches 
BLO - Back Loops Only 
Rnd: Rounds 
TrC- Treble Crochet 
 PICOT - ch3, join back into the first ch made
The middle is worked in rounds, DO NOT JOIN, place a marker at the end of each round to help you keep track of where and start and finish 


START of PATTERN HERE 
To Crochet the Middle of the Sunflower (Make 2 Circles for the center, 1 x BROWN, 1 x GREEN) 
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In BROWN
Rnd 1: Chain 2, work 6 single crochet into the FIRST chain (6sts) PLACE MARKER
Rnd 2:  *2sc into each* stitch, Repeat from  * to * around.  (12sts) 
Rnd 3:  *2sc into each, sc into the next st * repeat from * to * around.  (18sts) 
Rnd 4:  *2sc into each, sc into the next 2 sts * repeat from * to * around. (24sts) 
Rnd 5:  *2sc into each, sc into the next 3 sts * repeat from * to * around. (30sts)
Rnd 6:  *2sc into each, sc into the next 4 sts * repeat from * to * around. (36sts) 
Rnd 7:  *2sc into each, sc into the next 5 sts * repeat from * to * around. (42sts) 
Rnd 8:  *2sc into each, sc into the next 6 sts * repeat from * to * around. (48sts) 
Rnd 9:  *2sc into each, sc into the next 7 sts * repeat from * to * around. (54sts) 
Rnd 10:  *2sc into each, sc into the next 8 sts * repeat from * to * around. (60sts) 
Fasten off 

Repeat above and make in GREEN 
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We will now join both sides together, By working through both pieces and using YELLOW yarn to create the Petals. 

Take 1 BROWN piece and 1 Green Piece with the Wrong SIDES facing each other (so the Right sides are showing) 

NOTE *you can pin these together to help ensure you are hitting the right stitches on both sides when you are creating the Petals. 

You will be working through Both top loops of the BROWN and 1 BACK loop of the GREEN side to join them together! (leaving the last loop of stitch unworked, you will work the GREEN LEAVES into this loop later on) 
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IN YELLOW With the Front side FACING YOU 

Join Yarn in any of the top stitches of the brown, and the Touching Loop Of the GREEN  by pulling through the yellow yarn from the green side to the brown side  (making sure both sides are equal) 

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Create the first petal 
(work ALL stitches for the petal into the same space) 

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* Chain 4,  TREBLE Crochet into the SAMES space, ch3, join back into the first ch made, (Picot made), Trc back into the same space, ch4, slip st into the same space, (1 Petal Made). 

slip stitch INTO the NEXT  2 sts,  (REPEAT Around for each Petal)  

as you get near to the end, slip some stuffing into the sunflower to pad out the center. 

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Complete around, slip stitch join to the beginning FIRST petal made. 


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Green Leaves 

are basically made in the SAME way on the BACK of the sunflower. (just alternate where the Petals are made i.e the opposite of the slip stitches of petals make a green leaf) 

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with work facing you Join green yarn to any unworked green back loop at the back of the sunflower
*working all into the same space (Ch3, TrC, ch3, slip into first chain {picot made}, ch3, slip st all worked into the same space), slip st into the next 2 sts, * repeat around

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STEM 

In GREEN yarn, 
Ch2, work 6 single crochet into the first chain (6 sts), This can be really tricky so if you need a bit more room you can Ch2, 7sc into the first chain) 

working in rounds and do NOT join,  complete as many rounds as you need for the length you require for the stem. 

If you feel it needs to add tiny bits of stuffing a few rounds at a time to help straighten the stem. 
FASTEN OFF and leave a length to sew to the flower later to side until the next step is complete.

You are now going to use a piece of wire, curl one END into a spiral inserting this into the Head of the Sunflower to stabilize the flower head to lay flat. 

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insert the wire by twisting around the wire spiral and thread through the stem. 

Sew the STEM to the Back of the middle GREEN side of the Flower to finish. 

If you find the Head of the Sunflower q bit floppy. I will use a Wooden skewer inserted all the way up the STEM to the Top of the Sunflower. 

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