Discover a world of creative possibilities with these beautiful flower knitting patterns.
“Flowers don't worry about how they're going to bloom. They just open up and turn toward the light and that makes them beautiful.” - Jim Carrey
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Flowers can bring joy to any occasion. You can use them to decorate or wear them. They make the perfect gift. If you love flowers and nature as much as I do, then you will enjoy all the patterns I have gathered for you. So, what are you waiting for? Grab your needles and yarn and get busy working on some of these flower knitting patterns.
What Can You Do with Knitted Flowers?
Have you ever wondered what you can do with knitted flowers? They are so much fun to make, but what do you do with them once you have them made? The fact is flower knitting patterns are some of the most versatile projects you can make. There are so many uses from appliques to sweaters; the possibilities are endless.
Here are a few uses for flower knitting patterns. I hope they inspire you to get creative:
1. Create a bouquet.
2. Use them as appliques.
3. Decorate your purses and bags.
4. Embellish your throw pillows
5. Make brooches or hair clips.
6. Make plush toys for children.
7. Incorporate them into other patterns such as scarves, sweaters, and hats.
Below are 35 flower knitting patterns. I have included appliques, bouquets, accessories, and clothing. If you enjoy knitting flowers, there is a pattern you will want to work on.
1. LARGE SUNFLOWER WITH STEM KNITTING PATTERN
Sunflowers exude happiness. They are a favorite flower among many people. But real sunflowers are not a good choice for indoor decor. If you love sunflowers, knit up this beauty to display on your desk, counter, or table.
The sunflower is very easy to knit. However, this is not just a knitting pattern. You need to get a little crafty too. Along with the yarn, you will need a scrap card, felt, toy stuffing, and 4 BBQ skewers.
How precious are these tiny little daisies? They were designed to be used as decorations on hair clips. But you could also use them as small appliques. Completed, each flower will measure about 1.77 inches (4.5 cm) across.
Knitting flowers does not get much easier than this. To make the free knitted flower pattern You will need to know cast on, cast off, knit, purl, increase, decrease, and sewing seams. All pieces are knit flat on single pointed knitting needles.
3. PDF KNIT FLOWER PATTERN - FLOWER NECKLACE - LILY LARIAT
This beautiful Lily lariat can be made to your own specifications. You can choose different colours and change the neck cord.
The knitted flower pattern is in English and includes step-by-step instructions. It is suitable for an advanced beginner.
4. LITTLE MOUSE WITH BLUEBELL KNITTING PATTERN PDF
Everyone who enters your home will smile when they see this adorable little mouse smelling the blue bell flowers. This set would look cute sitting on a mantle or table. Or set it on a windowsill.
This project takes knitting flowers to another level. Not only will you knit the blue bells, but you will also knit the vase and mouse. All pieces are knitted flat and sewn up at the end. The flowers do contain wire, so they are not suitable for children.
5. FLOWER IN A POT IN DERAMORES STUDIO DK - DOWNLOADABLE PDF
Perfect for nurseries, children’s room, or just to liven up your home. This adorable plush flower will make everyone happy.
Completed, the flower in a flowerpot will measure close to 11.42 inches (29 cm). It is considered an intermediate level flower knitting pattern.
6. DAFFODILS KNITTING PATTERN
Are you looking for a unique housewarming gift? Make a vase full of these lovely daffodils. To support the flowers, you can insert wires into the stems. You could also use the flower heads to make a brooch, lapel pin, or napkin rings.
Using DK yarn, the flower head will measure about the size of a real daffodil. The pattern is knit flat on 2 needles.
7. KNITTED FLOWER
Are you interested in flower knitting patterns that can be used as appliques? This flower would be perfect for a child’s hat or a handbag. You could even use it to make a hair clip or lapel pin.
This simple, free knitted flower pattern works up quickly. Included are step-by-step instructions along with several helpful photos.
8. FLOWER BOOKMARK
These simple flower bookmarks work up quickly. They are ideal for using up your scrap yarn. The finished bookmarks make wonderful gifts for your book loving friends.
The flower will measure about 1.77 inches (4.5 cm) across. The flower is knitted flat (back and forth) on a pair of straight single-pointed knitting needles. To make the bookmark you will need to know how to cast on and off, knit, and work a k2tog decrease.
9. ROSES, ROSES, ROSES - KNITTING PATTERN
Roses are always a popular choice when knitting flowers. With this downloadable PDF pattern, you can make a single rose or a cluster of roses. Make the flowers all one color, or get creative and make a multitude of colors.
This knitted flower pattern calls for DK yarn and 4 mm knitting needles. However, you can use different yarn weights and needles to make the flowers bigger or smaller.
10. SUMMER DAISY COTTON PULLOVER SWEATER KNITTING PATTERN
Is your favorite season spring? This flower sweater is ideal for getting warm on those cool nights. The sweater is designed to be super cozy and oversized. It would also make a nice accessory for lounging on the beach.
This knitting pattern only includes one size. The completed sweater will measure approximately 26 inches (66.04 cm) long x 26 inches (66.04 cm) wide, with sleeve lengths of 17 inches (43.18 cm).
11. PDF SCARF KNITTING PATTERN DOWNLOAD, NECK WARMER, KEYHOLE SCARF PATTERN, CROCHETED ROSE
Are you looking for a way to keep your neck warm without the excess bulk of a scarf? This amazing piece will not only keep you warm, but it will also add some style to your wardrobe.
The knitted flower pattern is suitable for intermediate level knitters and adventurous beginners. Most of the scarf can be completed by a beginner, but the keyhole can be a little tricky. To complete the scarf, you will also need to know how to crochet.
12. FLOWER SHOW BLANKET
Show your love of flowers with this retro blanket. The pattern includes 3 color combinations: summertime, succulent, and spring bouquet.
The flower knitting patterns are worked in blocks. This makes the blanket perfect for knitting on the go.
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13. KNITTING PATTERN PDF DOWNLOAD - SUMMER FLOWER WALL HANGINGS
Knitting flowers does not always require making 3D objects. With this set of patterns, you can make wall hangings and other home decor items.
The set includes 4 flower knitting patterns with instructions. There are also instructions for making your completed pieces into decorative wall hangings. Each finished piece will measure close to 7.87 inches (20 cm) x 7.87 inches (20 cm).
14. COMING UP ROSES
Knitting flowers to use as embellishments is a great way to add a personal touch to handmade items and gifts. These roses are an example of simple and elegant. You could use them to decorate a multitude of items.
The knitted flower pattern calls for fingering or sock weight yarn and US 3 (3.25 mm) knitting needles. Completed, a single rose will measure approximately 1.5 inches (3.81 cm) wide x .75 inches (.295 cm) high.
15. BROWN EYED SUSAN HAT
This hat features a brown eyed Susan flower situated on a band of cabled leaves. While the main body of the hat could be knit with a bulky yarn, using Sterling Silk & Silver yarn will add a subtle sparkle.
16. KNITTING PATTERN - DOORSTOP FLOWERPOT, FLOWER DECORATION, HANDMADE FLOWERS, FLOWERPOT WITH ROSES AND DAISES KNITTED GIFT, DOWNLOAD DIGITAL
Knitting flowers is a lot of fun. If you love working up these beauties as much as I do, you will adore this flowerpot pattern. The flower arrangement includes a mix of wild roses and daisies. And not only is this piece pretty, but it is also a useful doorstop.
The download includes instructions for the flowerpot and flower knitting patterns. You will learn how to make large wild roses, small wild roses, and daisies. It suggests using small stones or gravel chipping to add weight to the project.
17. THE HAPPY HAT KNIT FAIR ISLE HAT PATTERN WINTER POMPOM STASH BUSTER CIRCULAR SUPER BULKY BEANIE TORQUE PURL BABY KID FLOWERS WARM STYLISH
The Happy Hat is a super cute hat that features colorful springtime flowers. It will make you happy on the cold winter days. Top it off with a fun pom pom to add a bit of whimsy.
This is a fabulous stash busting flower knitting pattern. It is suitable for intermediate level knitters. That pattern includes baby/toddler, child, and adult sizes. The pattern works up quickly using bulky weight yarn.
18. CARON KNIT INTARSIA MOD FLOWER PILLOW
Are you on the hunt for free flower knitting patterns? Here is a pillow cover that is perfect for spring. The pillow features a big, bold flower that can be knit in any color you choose.
The finished pillow cover will fit an 18” square pillow form.
19. PDF KNIT FLOWER PATTERN - PEONY KNIT FLOWER
The knitted peony flower can be used as an accent piece almost anywhere you can think of. Sew it on a hat, add it to a sweater, or make a set of barrettes. The possibilities are endless.
The pattern is suitable for intermediate level knitters. It is written in US knitting terminology and includes instructions and step-by-step photos. Using the suggested materials, the peony flower will measure about 3 inches (7.62 cm) x 3 inches (7.62 cm) x 1.5 inches (3.81 cm) high. The leaf is 1.5 inches (3.81 cm) x 2.5 inches (6.35 cm).
20. KNITTED FLOWERS AND HEARTS BED SET
Make this lovely floral blanket for a little girl’s room. It will make a bright and beautiful piece of home decor. The pattern includes alternating flowers and hearts. You also get a heart-shaped pillow pattern as a bonus.
You will need either 15 or 10 mm circular knitting needles to achieve gauge. The finished blanket will measure approximately 42.5 inches (108 cm) x 58.5 (148.5 cm).
21. PDF KNIT FLOWER PATTERN - PEONY LARIAT NECKLACE
Knit this gorgeous peony lariat necklace to accent your wardrobe all year round. It is light enough to wear in the summer and the fall. You could even wear this piece over a turtleneck.
This is an intermediate level knitting pattern. It included line-by-line instructions and some pictures. To complete the lariat, you will also need to know how to sew and crochet.