Want to crochet a lasting dandelion? Dandelions, with their radiant yellow petals and iconic fluffy seed heads, have long been symbols of hope, dreams, and the simple joys of nature. With just yarn and a hook, you can! This free guide makes it easy and fun. Let’s begin!

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We have lots of other free patterns for crochet flowers that can be used with bouquets, and you can try crocheting them too. Pattern list link.

Color Variations

  • 1. Color variations are available to match personal preferences or project requirements. Crochet dandelion can be a great gift idea for any occasion such as Thanksgiving Day, Mother’s Day, and anniversaries.
  • 2. The exquisite appearance of dandelion exudes its unique charm. You can experiment with different yarn colors and textures to create multiple variations of this beautiful design.
  • 3. In addition to the classic yellow dandelion, we find pink, purple, blue, and even gradient colors all look beautiful. So we provide 86 colors of cotton yarn for you to choose from. What are you waiting for, crocheters? Grab your hooks, select your favorite yarn, and let’s begin this amazing crochet adventure together.
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Materials for Crochet Dandelion

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  • Yarn- yellow, white, and green
  • Crochet hook-2.0mm
  • Scissors
  • Darning needle
  • Stitch marker
  • Fiberfill
  • Flower rod – 30 cm long
  • Iron wire- 0.5 mm and 0.7 mm
  • Hot melt adhesive

Stitches and Abbreviation

  • ch: Chain stitch.
  • dc: Double crochet.
  • hdc: Half double crochet.
  • sc: Single crochet.
  • tr: Treble (or triple) crochet.
  • Picot st: Picot Stitch
  • Ss: Slip stitch
  • R1, R2, R3, … R23 – Round 1, Round 2 Round 3 …

Special Stitches

  • Picot Stitch (1 ch picot st) – A small loop made, often used as a decorative edging. It involves making a chain (usually of 3 stitches) and then doing a slip stitch into the first chain.

Pattern Notes

  • Our pattern is written in US crochet terms.
  • Follow the pattern carefully to avoid mistakes.
  • Take note of the specific stitch counts and techniques.
  • Use stitch markers to mark the beginning of each round.
  • Additional notes are written in Italics.

Step-by-Step for Crochet Dandelion Free Patterns

Make 2 flower base holders for crochet Dandelion:

( Note: all work back loops only)

  • R1: Start with a magic ring, 4 sc in the round. 1 ss, 1 ch
  • R2: ( 2 sc in each st) Repeat 4 times . 1 ss, 1 ch
  • R3: ( 2 sc in each st) Repeat 2 times, 1 sc, ( 2 sc in each st) Repeat 2 times, 1 sc, ( 2 sc in each st) Repeat 2 times. 1 ss, 1 ch
  • R4: ( 2 sc in each st, 1 sc, 2 sc in each st, 1 sc, 2 sc in each st, 2 sc) repeat 2 times. 1 ss, 1 ch
  • R5: ( 2 sc in each st, 4 sc) repeat 4 times. 1 ss, 1 ch. cut and weave the ends.
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Make petals of 2 flowers:

( Note: all work front loops only)

  • R1: use yellow yarn, ( work 4 ch, from 2nd st of hook, 3 ss. 1 ss in the first st. Then 4 ch in the same st, from 2nd st of hook, 3 ss, 1 ss in the next st ) Repeat 4 times.
  • R2: (work 5 ch, from 2nd st of hook, 4 ss, 1 ss in the next st) Repeat 8 times
  • R3: (work 5 ch, from 2nd st of hook, 4 ss, 1 ss in the next st) Repeat 11 times
  • R4: (work 5 ch, from 2nd st of hook, 4 ss, 1 ss in the next st) Repeat 17 times
  • R5: (work 5 ch, from 2nd st of hook, 4 ss, 1 ss in the next st) Repeat 21 times. 1 ch, cut off and weave the ends.
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Make 2 sepals for Crochet Dandelion:

  • R1: start with 4 sc in the round. 1 ss, 1 ch.
  • R2: work 4 sc, 1 ss, 1 ch.
  • R3: ( 2 sc in each st) repeat 4 times, 1 ss, 1 ch.
  • R4: ( 1 sc, 2 sc in each st ) repeat 4 times, 1 ss, 1 ch.
  • R5: ( 2 sc, 2 sc in each st ) repeat 4 times, 1 ss, 1 ch.
  • R6: work 16 sc, 1 ss, 1 ch.
  • R7: ( 1 sc, 1 ch picot st, 1 ss) repeat 16 times, 1 ss, 1 ch. cut and weave the ends.
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Assembling the Dandelion flowers and the sepals

  • 1. Take a 0.7mm iron wire and fold it in half; insert it into the middle of the sepal, then fix the dandelion flower and the sepal with hot melt glue, and lastly, stuff it with fiberfill before closing it.
  • 2. Wrap the iron wire with green yarn and fix the tail with hot melt glue
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Make 2 sepals for white flower:

  • R1: Start with 5 sc in the round then 1 ss.
  • R2: (5 ch, then from 2nd st of the hook, make 1 ss, 1 sc, 2 hdc, and 1 ss ) repeat 5 times. 1 ch, cut, and weave the ends.
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Make 2 white flowers:

  • Step 1: Wrap the white yarn around your fingers, use a piece of iron wire to pass through the middle, fold it in half, and tighten it.
  • Step 2: Cut from the middle of the yarn and use a needle to loosen the yarn
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  • Step 3: Insert in the middle of the sepal, fix with hot melt glue, and trim white flowers.
  • Step 4: Wrap the iron wire with green yarn and fix the tail with hot melt glue.
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3 leaves for crochet Dandelion:

  • R1: Start with the foundation chain: 32 ch,
  • R2: Add wire, from 2nd st of the hook, 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc+1 picot st, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 tr +1 picot st, ( 1 tr, 1 dc, 1 dc, 1 tr, 1 ch picot st) repeat 5 times, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc.  2 sc, 1 ch picot st, 1 sc.
  • Work on the other side: 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 tr+ 1 ch picot st, ( 1 dc, 1 dc, 1 tr, 1 tr+1 ch picot st) repeat 5 times. 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 dc+1 ch picot st, 1 hdc, 1 sc. 1 ss, cut and weave the ends.
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How to Assemble Crochet dandelion:

  • Step 1: Arrange dandelions and white flowers alternately and wrap them with green yarn.
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  • Step 2: Then wrap it around the stem, add 3 leaves, wrap it to the end, and fix it with hot melt glue.
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(See the video for a more detailed Free Pattern of the crocheted Dandelion)

Afterthoughts and Wrap Up

Now you know how to crochet a dandelion that never wilts! With our step-by-step free pattern, you’ve captured the essence of this lovely flower. Feel free to use various colors for a unique touch. It’s perfect for crochet flower arrangements or as a standalone decor piece. Happy crocheting!

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Crochet Dandelion – Free Pattern

How to crochet dandelion pattern with an easy-to-follow, step-by-step tutorial.
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Type: crochet flower
difficult level: middle
Keyword: Crochet Dandelion

Equipment

  • crochet hook 2.0mm
  • scissors
  • Darning needle
  • stitch marker

Ingredients

  • Yarn yellow, white, and green
  • Fiberfill
  • Flower rod 30 cm long
  • Iron wire 0.5 mm and 0.7 mm
  • Hot melt adhesive

Instructions

Step-by-Step for Crochet Dandelion Free Patterns

    Make 2 flower base holders for crochet Dandelion:

    • ( Note: all work back loops only)
    • R1: Start with a magic ring, 4 sc in the round. 1 ss, 1 ch
    • R2: ( 2 sc in each st) Repeat 4 times . 1 ss, 1 ch
    • R3: ( 2 sc in each st) Repeat 2 times, 1 sc, ( 2 sc in each st) Repeat 2 times, 1 sc, ( 2 sc in each st) Repeat 2 times. 1 ss, 1 ch
    • R4: ( 2 sc in each st, 1 sc, 2 sc in each st, 1 sc, 2 sc in each st, 2 sc) repeat 2 times. 1 ss, 1 ch
    • R5: ( 2 sc in each st, 4 sc) repeat 4 times. 1 ss, 1 ch. cut and weave the ends.

    Make petals of 2 flowers:

    • ( Note: all work front loops only)
    • R1: use yellow yarn, ( work 4 ch, from 2nd st of hook, 3 ss. 1 ss in the first st. Then 4 ch in the same st, from 2nd st of hook, 3 ss, 1 ss in the next st ) Repeat 4 times.
    • R2: (work 5 ch, from 2nd st of hook, 4 ss, 1 ss in the next st) Repeat 8 times
    • R3: (work 5 ch, from 2nd st of hook, 4 ss, 1 ss in the next st) Repeat 11 times
    • R4: (work 5 ch, from 2nd st of hook, 4 ss, 1 ss in the next st) Repeat 17 times
    • R5: (work 5 ch, from 2nd st of hook, 4 ss, 1 ss in the next st) Repeat 21 times. 1 ch, cut off and weave the ends.

    Make 2 sepals for Crochet Dandelion:

    • R1: start with 4 sc in the round. 1 ss, 1 ch.
    • R2: work 4 sc, 1 ss, 1 ch.
    • R3: ( 2 sc in each st) repeat 4 times, 1 ss, 1 ch.
    • R4: ( 1 sc, 2 sc in each st ) repeat 4 times, 1 ss, 1 ch.
    • R5: ( 2 sc, 2 sc in each st ) repeat 4 times, 1 ss, 1 ch.
    • R6: work 16 sc, 1 ss, 1 ch.
    • R7: ( 1 sc, 1 ch picot st, 1 ss) repeat 16 times, 1 ss, 1 ch. cut and weave the ends.

    Assembling the Dandelion flowers and the sepals

    • Take a 0.7mm iron wire and fold it in half; insert it into the middle of the sepal, then fix the dandelion flower and the sepal with hot melt glue, and lastly, stuff it with fiberfill before closing it.
    • Wrap the iron wire with green yarn and fix the tail with hot melt glue

    Make 2 sepals for white flower:

    • R1: Start with 5 sc in the round then 1 ss.
    • R2: (5 ch, then from 2nd st of the hook, make 1 ss, 1 sc, 2 hdc, and 1 ss ) repeat 5 times. 1 ch, cut, and weave the ends.

    Make 2 white flowers:

    • Step 1: Wrap the white yarn around your fingers, use a piece of iron wire to pass through the middle, fold it in half, and tighten it.
    • Step 2: Cut from the middle of the yarn and use a needle to loosen the yarn
    • Step 3: Insert in the middle of the sepal, fix with hot melt glue, and trim white flowers.
    • Step 4: Wrap the iron wire with green yarn and fix the tail with hot melt glue.

    Make 3 leaves for crochet Dandelion:

    • R1: Start with the foundation chain: 32 ch,
    • R2: Add wire, from 2nd st of the hook, 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc+1 picot st, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 tr +1 picot st, ( 1 tr, 1 dc, 1 dc, 1 tr, 1 ch picot st) repeat 5 times, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc. 2 sc, 1 ch picot st, 1 sc.
    • Work on the other side: 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 tr+ 1 ch picot st, ( 1 dc, 1 dc, 1 tr, 1 tr+1 ch picot st) repeat 5 times. 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 dc+1 ch picot st, 1 hdc, 1 sc. 1 ss, cut and weave the ends.

    How to Assemble Crochet dandelion:

    • Step 1: Arrange dandelions and white flowers alternately and wrap them with green yarn.
    • Step 2: Then wrap it around the stem, add 3 leaves, wrap it to the end, and fix it with hot melt glue.

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    Notes

    • Our pattern is written in US crochet terms.
    • Follow the pattern carefully to avoid mistakes.
    • Take note of the specific stitch counts and techniques.
    • Use stitch markers to mark the beginning of each round.
    • Additional notes are written in Italics.

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