"Free crochet rose pattern"


If you like to crochet flowers, you'll love my free crochet rose pattern. It requires a little experience, but is a good first flower doily for beginners to start on because the stitches are not too complex.

My free crochet rose pattern is worked in No.10 crochet thread resulting in a reasonably large centerpiece from a fairly small amount of work. The open pattern suits the heavier crochet thread, giving the doily the same delicate look as doilies worked in finer thread.

My free crochet rose pattern has a motif edge, making it ideal for standing photographs or a vase of flowers in the center.

Of all crochet fashion flowers, the crochet rose pattern is by far the most popular and sought after design available. My free crochet rose pattern uses 3d motifs to create a very stylish, decorative finish in the crochet flower pattern. There’s a place in every home for this one!

If the terminology used in my free crochet rose pattern differs from what you're used to, check my equivalency tables for easy conversion.

Free Crochet Rose Pattern

Materials: 1 ball No.10 crochet cotton [white], 1.50mm crochet hook.

Measurements: Approximately 38 cm [15 ins.] in diameter. Motif – Approximately 7 cm [2.75 ins]

Tension: First 4 rows = Approximately 3 cm [1.25 ins]

Stitches: Chain, slip stitch, Treble, Double Crochet, Double Treble, Group - 5 chain, [leaving last loop of each stitch on hook, 2 triple treble into 5th chain from hook, yarn over hook, and pull through all loops on hook] 5 chain, 1 slip stitch into base of 1st 5 chain.], Cluster - 4 chain, [leaving last loop of each stitch on hook, work 1 double treble into each of next 4 double treble, yarn over hook, pull through all loops on hook].

Rose Motif Pattern [Make 8]

Begin by working 7ch and joining with a ss to form a ring.

1st Round: Work 7ch, *1tr into ring, 4ch. Repeat from * 6 times more, finishing with 1ss into 3rd of 7ch. [8 sps.]

2nd Round: Work 1dc into same place as join, *1ch, 5tr into sp, 1ch, 1dc into next tr. Repeat from * finishing with 1dc into 1st dc.

3rd Round: *Work 5ch, 1dc into dc between petals. Repeat from * finishing with 1dc into 1st dc.

4th Round: Work as 2nd Round only work 6tr instead of 5.

5th Round: Work as 3rd Round with 6ch instead of 5.

6th Round: Work as 2nd Round with 7tr. Fasten Off.

Doily Center

To begin, work 12ch and join with a ss to form a ring.

1st Round: Work 3ch, 31tr into ring, join with a ss into 1st of 3ch.

2nd Round: Work 4ch, *1tr into next tr, 1ch. Repeat from * finishing with 1ss into 3rd of 1st 4ch.

3rd Round: Work 1ss into 1st sp, *5ch, 1dtr into next sp, 1ch, 1dtr into next sp, 5ch, 1ss in each of next 2sps. Repeat from * finishing with ss into 1st ss.

4th Round: Work 1ss into each of 1st 4ch, 4ch,*1dtr into next tr, 1dtr into next 1ch sp, 1dtr into next dtr, 1dtr into next 5ch sp, 7ch, 1dtr into next 5ch sp. Repeat from * until last dtr. Instead finish with 1ss into 4th of 4ch.

5th Round: *Work 4ch, 1dtr in each dtr, 4ch, 1dtr in 7ch sp. Repeat from * finishing with 1ss into 4th of 4ch.

6th Round: Work 4ch, *1dtr in next 4 dtr,[3ch, 1dtr in 4ch sp, twice] 3ch. Repeat from * finishing with 1ss into 4th of 4ch.

7th Round: Work 4ch, *1dtr in next 4 dtr, [3ch, 1dtr in each 4ch sp, 3 times], 3ch. Repeat from * finishing with 1ss into 4th of 4ch.

8th Round: *Work Cluster over Group, 10ch, miss 1dtr, 1dtr in next dtr, 10ch. Repeat from * finishing with 1ss into top of 1st Cluster.

9th Round: *Work 15ch, 1dtr into next dtr, 15ch. Repeat from * finishing with 1ss into to top of 1st Cluster.

10th Round: Ss into each of 1st 7ch, 1dc into sp below hook, *17ch, 1dc into next loop. Repeat from * finishing with 1ss into 1st dc.

11th Round: Ss into each of 1st 8ch, 1dc into sp below hook, *19ch, 1dc into next loop. Repeat from * finishing with 1ss into 1st dc.

12th Round: Ss into each of 1st 9ch, 1dc into sp below hook, *work Group, 10ch, 1dc into next loop, 10ch, attach Rose Motif by working 1ss into 4th tr of any outside edge petal [1st rose petal], 10ch, 1dc into next loop, 10ch. Finish with 1ss into 1st ss. Fasten Off.

13th Round: Attach crochet thread to 3rd rose petal, *[Work 15ch, 1dc into 4th treble of next rose petal] 4 times, 15ch, 1dc into top of Group, 15ch, 1dc into 3rd rose petal of next crochet rose motif. Repeat from * finishing with 1ss into same place as crochet thread was joined. Fasten off.

I hope you enjoy making my free crochet rose pattern as much as I did.

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