African Daisy flower crochet pattern
African Daisy (Osteospermum sp. 'Pink Whirls') is a flowering plant native to Africa. It belongs to the sunflower family and its scientific name means bony seeds … osteo = bone in Greek and spermum = seed in Latin.
The rich-purple daisy plants flower abundantly over the dense, evergreen foliage. The flower has a blue central disc and delicate spoon-shaped purple petals which curl at night or in cool weather.
How to Crochet an African Daisy flower?
African Daisy crochet flower pattern
- Embroidery cotton 6 strands colour A = pink, colour B = lilac, colour C = blue, colour D = yellow.
- 1mm steel hook, 1.75 mm steel hook.
Details of components
- flower head with purple curled petals sorrounding a blue disc.
Crochet Flower Pattern
Crochet central disc
We’re going to make a disc in colour C and stuff it with Polyfill.
Start: using C and 1mm hook, make 3ch, join in ring with sl st, 1ch
R1: 6sc in the ring, join in ring with sl st, 1ch
R2: make 2sc in each sc = 12sc, join in ring with sl st, 1ch
R3: make (2sc in next sc and 1sc in next sc) x 6 = 18sc, join in ring with sl st, 1ch
R4: (2sts-sc dec) x 9 = 9sc, join in ring with sl st, 1ch (stuff in Poly-fill)
R6: (2sts-sc dec) x 4, 1sc = 5sts, join in ring with sl st, 1ch
R7: (2sts-sc dec) x 2, 1sl st, fasten off C.
Crochet Petal (9pcs.)
Start: using A and 1.75mm hook, make 4ch, skip 1st ch and make
R1: 3sc, 1ch, turn
R2: 3sc, 1ch, turn
R3: (2sc), 1sc, (2sc), 1ch
R4: 5sc, 1ch, turn
R5: close the surface with a sl st in the last sc from previous row, change to colour B, and looking at work from above, work in round: 5sc, join with sl st, 1ch
R6: 5sc, join with sl st, 1ch
R7: 5sc, join with sl st, 1ch
R8: same, change to colour A, fasten off B,
R9: 5sc, 1ch, turn
R10: 5sc, 1ch, turn
R12: (2sts-sc dec), 1picot, 1dc, (2sts-sc dec), fasten off A.
Make 9-10 petals.
Thread a needle with colour C and make French knots on the edge of the central disc.
Attach the petals just below the French knots.
This is it! The crochet flower pattern is ready!
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