How to Crochet a dahlia flower? // Free Crochet Flower

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How to Crochet a dahlia flower? // Free Crochet Flower

Crocheting a dahlia flower can be a delightful project, and it’s a great way to add a touch of beauty to your creations. Here’s a basic pattern to crochet a dahlia flower:

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Materials Needed:

  • Yarn in your desired color for the petals
  • Crochet hook suitable for your yarn weight
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle for weaving in ends

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Instructions:

Petals:

  1. Start with a magic ring: Make a magic ring and secure it with a slip stitch. Alternatively, you can chain 4 and join to form a ring.
  2. Round 1: Chain 3 (counts as first double crochet), work 11 double crochets into the ring. Join with a slip stitch to the top of the beginning chain 3. (12 stitches)
  3. Round 2: Chain 3 (counts as first double crochet), work 2 double crochets in the same stitch as the chain 3. Work 3 double crochets in each stitch around. Join with a slip stitch to the top of the beginning chain 3. (36 stitches)

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  1. Round 3: Chain 3 (counts as first double crochet), work 2 double crochets in the same stitch as the chain 3. Work 1 double crochet in the next stitch, then work 2 double crochets in the next stitch. Repeat from * to * around. Join with a slip stitch to the top of the beginning chain 3. (54 stitches)
  2. Round 4: Chain 3 (counts as first double crochet), work 2 double crochets in the same stitch as the chain 3. Work 1 double crochet in each of the next 2 stitches, then work 2 double crochets in the next stitch. Repeat from * to * around. Join with a slip stitch to the top of the beginning chain 3. (72 stitches)

 

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Fnishing:

  1. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Assembly:

  1. Arrange your petals in layers, overlapping them slightly to create the fullness of the flower.
  2. You can sew or crochet the petals together in the center to secure them.
  3. Optionally, you can add a small crocheted circle or a button to the center of the flower to cover the stitches and add interest.

Feel free to adjust the pattern as needed to achieve the desired size and appearance for your dahlia flower. Experiment with different yarn colors and sizes of hooks to create unique variations. Happy crocheting!