These lovey crochet Gerbera Daisies bring a pop of pretty color to your crochet project! Use them to embellish garments or hats, or make a wreath or bouquet. Mix and match colors to make a crochet daisy perfect for your next project. This post contains affiliate links which means I get a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you for your support!
I really don’t mind the winter. I rather enjoy wearing hats, soft sweaters and my boot slippers. But when Mother Nature pulled a nasty trick last week with beautiful 50 degree weather only to drop 2 feet of snow, I admit, my heart sank. I was ready for a change! So even though spring is still (probably) a month off, I can still bring springtime inside with these beautiful crochet Gerbera Daisies.
CROCHET GERBERA DAISIES – FREE CROCHET PATTERN
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What you need: (affiliates)
Medium Weight Yarn in a Gerbera Daisy color palette (Knit Picks Brava Worsted)
Size G hook (4.25 mm)
Abbreviations: (American Terms)
Ch – Chain
St – Stitch
Sc – Single Crochet
Hdc – Half Double Crochet
Dc – Double Crochet
Sk – Skip
Sl st – Slip Stitch
Work in continuous rounds. Start with a magic ring.
1. Sc 8 into ring. (8 sts)
2. Sc 2 in each st around. (16 sts).
Sl st into next st and tie off.
Join 2nd color.
3. Sc in each st around (16 sts). TURN. The wrong side of the circle should be facing you.
4. Ch 7. Sc in 2nd ch from hook. Sc in next ch. Hdc in next ch. Dc 3. Sk the next st. Sc in next st.
Repeat the petal sequence until you have 8 total petals.
Sl st into the bottom st of the first petal.
The second round of petals will be worked behind the first round. Work through the skipped stitches from round 4.
The petals need to be off-center, so slip stitch 1 into the next skipped stitch from round 4.
5. Ch 6. Sc in 2nd ch from hook. Hdc in next st. Dc 3. Sc in next sk st from round 4.
Repeat the petal sequence until you have 8 total petals. Sl st into the first st.
Turn over. The flower center will show right-side facing you, while the petals curve back. Weave in ends.
I highly recommend blocking your flowers! The petals will want curl back rather dramatically, and blocking will help them keep a natural petal shape. Wet blocking is a simple method.
To do this, you will need a piece of wax paper (or foil), a spray bottle and a heavy book.
Spraying the flowers until they are quite damp (front and back). Lay the flowers on a piece of wax paper or foil. Make sure you position the petals out flat.
Fold your wax paper over (or place a separate piece on top if your bottom one isn’t large enough), lay a towel on top of the flowers and wax paper, and lay the heavy book on top. Let it dry overnight, and your petals will lay so much nicer when you are done. Below is a blocked and unblocked flower. You definitely want to take the time to block your flowers!
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Hey! I shared your adorable pattern on my blog today! Swing by, and take a peek, if you feel so inclined! Can’t wait to make these beauties!
Thank you so much!
Thank You for this pattern. Daisy’s are my favorite flower and I will be making lots of these…
You are very welcome!
Bethany , you are such an inspiration to me! Thank you for sharing all your patterns and ideas! I look forward to receiving your newsletters every week! Warm regards, Sue in NE Yorkshire, England.
Thank you so very much Sue! You are so sweet!