This is a stuffed tulip pattern from our collection of crocheted tulips. It looks very full. We also have blooming tulips.

Crochet tulips are a great way to add a touch of spring to your home, and they make lovely gifts for friends and family. While they may look complicated, crocheting tulips is quite easy once you get the hang of it. In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through everything you need to know to crochet your tulips.

This kind of stuffed tulip will make your crochet flowers bouquet much more adorable. You can add some other flowers to richer it. We offer free patterns list.

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Why Do We Love Tulip?

  • The Crochet Tulip project captures the essence of a real tulip in crochet form with intricate stitches and careful construction.
  • Key components include crocheted petals and a leaf, creating a stunning flower.
  • Color variations include pastel shades like soft pink or lavender, bold colors like yellow and purple, and personal preferences. Enjoy the process and experiment with different hues to bring nature’s beauty to life.

Usage

Here are some usages of crocheted tulips, categorized as original usages, functional usages and Flower bouquet ideas:

Original Usages:

  • Gift: Crocheted tulips can be given as thoughtful handmade gifts for various occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, or Mother’s Day. They are a unique and personalized alternative to traditional floral bouquets.
  • Decorations: Crocheted tulips can be used as decorative elements in various settings. They can be displayed in vases, arranged as table centerpieces, or incorporated into wreaths and garlands.

Functional Usages:

  • Attach to Other Crochet Items: Crocheted tulips can be attached to other crochet projects to add a floral touch.

Flower bouquet ideas: 

  • Crocheted tulips can be the focal point of a bouquet when combined with smaller crocheted flowers like daisies and baby’s breath. As accent flowers, pair them with crocheted roses or peonies to add depth and variety. To create foliage and greenery, incorporate crocheted leaves and stems, such as ferns or ivy, to complete the bouquet’s natural look.

Video

Note: Video subtitles need to be turned on by yourself in the settings

Materials

Yarn – yarn of two colors; purple and green. You can choose your preferred yarn type for the tulip. Options include cotton yarn or wool. 

  1. Cotton Yarn: Cotton yarn is lightweight, breathable, and commonly used for making crochet flowers. It has a smooth texture and is available in a wide range of colors. It gives a crisp and defined look to the tulip. 
  2. Wool: Wool yarn is warm and soft, and provides a cozy texture to the tulip. It can add a bit of fluffiness and warmth to the finished project.

Other materials

  • Crochet Hooks – Size 2.5mm
  • Scissors 
  • Darning Needle
  • Stitch Marker
  • Iron Wire – 0.4 mm
  • Flower Rod – 16 inches long x 0.08 inches diameter (40cmx2mm)
  • Hot melt adhesive 
  • Fiberfill

Difficulty

This pattern requires intermediate crochet skills and knowledge of basic stitches. It features shaping with increases and decreases, knitting in rounds and rows, and utilizing stitch markers for tracking. There are also assembly and finishing stages, such as weaving in ends and fastening components. You need to pay attention to detail and be comfortable with the darning needle to get the best result.

Gauge

Gauge is not typically necessary when crocheting tulips.

Stitches and Abbreviation

  • Ch – chain stitch
  • Sl st – slip stitch
  • Sc – single crochet
  • Hdc – half double crochet
  • Dc – double crochet
  • Tr – treble crochet
  • Dec – decrease stitch
  • Inc – increase stitch

Special Stitches

There are no special stitches required for this pattern

Pattern Notes

  1. The patterns are written in US crochet terminology.
  2. Use a stitch marker to identify the first stitch of each round or row.
  3. The patterns’ worked in rounds for the flower part and rows for the leaf part.
  4. The tulip pattern requires basic crochet stitches such as single crochet (sc), double crochet (dc), slip stitch (ss), and chains (ch). Familiarize yourself with these stitches before starting.
  5. Adjust the yarn weight and hook size according to your preference and desired sizes of the tulip.
  6. Feel free to customize the colors and yarn choices to create unique variations of the tulip.
  7. Weaving in ends as you go will make the finishing process easier and give your final project a neater appearance.

Step-by-Step Patterns

To work on the FLOWER. Follow these steps:

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Use a stitch marker to identify the first stitch of each round because we’ll be working in a spiral.

  • Round 1: Begin in 6sc in the round. (stitch marker buckles in the first stitch) Close the loop tightly.
  • Round 2: 1ch, (sc 2 in each st). *6 times (stitch marker buckles in the first stitch) Remove stitch marker buckle, 1 ss.
  • Round 3: 1 ch, (1 sc, sc 2 in each st).  *6 times (stitch marker buckles in the first sc stitch) Remove stitch marker buckle, 1 ss.
  • Round 4: 1 ch, (1 sc, sc 2 in each st, 1sc).  *6 times (stitch marker buckles in the first sc stitch) Remove stitch marker buckle, 1 ss.
  • Round 5: 1 ch, ( sc 3, sc 2 in each st).  *6 times, 1 ss.
  • Rounds 6: 1 ch, (sc 2, sc 2 in each st, sc 2).  *6 times, 1 ss and 1 ch
  • Rounds 7-17: work on 36 sc in each row. 1ss and 1 ch. After completing the rounds, fasten off the yarn, leaving a long tail. Thread a tapestry needle with the long tail of yarn.

Shaping the LEAF:

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The leaf is shaped by working increases and decreases to create a pointed end.

  • Step 1: begin with Ch 31, from the 2nd sts of the hook (add wire), 1ss.
  • Step 2: to increase, create Sc 2, 3 hdc, 18 dc (stitch marker buckle in the first dc st) to decrease: 3 hdc, 2 sc. In the same st (1 sc, 1 ch, 1 sc)
  • Step 3: Turn. To increase, create 2 sc, 3 hdc, 18 dc (stitch marker buckle in the first dc st) to decrease: 3 hdc , 2 sc. 1ss.
  • Step 4: Turn. 1 ss, cut and leave a tail.

Assemble

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To assemble the FLOWER and LEAF follow these steps:

  1. Start with the crocheted tulip that you have completed using the instructions provided.
  2. Bend the top of the wire to create a hook.
  3. Insert the wire through the center. 
  4. Use the hot melt adhesive to secure the wire in the tulip. 
  5. Insert fiberfill and fold the tulip into two pieces like in the video.
  6. Weave in loose yarn ends, and trim excess yarn.
  7. Wrap the wire with floral tape or green yarn to create a more finished look and to provide additional stability to the stem.
  8. Insert the excess wire of the leaf while wrapping the stem with green yarn to cover it and secure the end of the stem with hot melt adhesive.

Afterthoughts and Wrap Up

As we come to the end of our journey, it’s time to bask in the pure joy and satisfaction that comes with the art of crocheting tulips. Crocheting tulips are a joyous and satisfying craft that allows you to capture the essence of spring and create heartfelt gifts and decorations. Customize your flowers with yarn colors and variations and let your imagination run wild, allowing the stunning elegance of crocheted tulips to flourish before your very eyes.

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Crochet Tulip Ⅱ

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

Equipment

  • hook 2.5mm
  • scissors
  • Darning needle
  • stitch marker

Ingredients

  • Yarn yarn of two colors; purple and green. You can choose your preferred yarn type for the tulip. Options include cotton yarn or wool. 
  • Iron Wire 0.4 mm
  • Flower Rod 16 inches long x 0.08 inches diameter (40cmx2mm)
  • Hot melt adhesive 
  • Fiberfill

Instructions

Flower

  • Use a stitch marker to identify the first stitch of each round because we'll be working in a spiral.
  • Round 1: Begin in 6sc in the round. (stitch marker buckles in the first stitch) Close the loop tightly.
    Round 2: 1ch, (sc 2 in each st). *6 times (stitch marker buckles in the first stitch) Remove stitch marker buckle, 1 ss.
    Round 3: 1 ch, (1 sc, sc 2 in each st).  *6 times (stitch marker buckles in the first sc stitch) Remove stitch marker buckle, 1 ss.
    Round 4: 1 ch, (1 sc, sc 2 in each st, 1sc).  *6 times (stitch marker buckles in the first sc stitch) Remove stitch marker buckle, 1 ss.
    Round 5: 1 ch, ( sc 3, sc 2 in each st).  *6 times, 1 ss.
    Rounds 6: 1 ch, (sc 2, sc 2 in each st, sc 2).  *6 times, 1 ss and 1 ch
    Rounds 7-17: work on 36 sc in each row. 1ss and 1 ch. After completing the rounds, fasten off the yarn, leaving a long tail. Thread a tapestry needle with the long tail of yarn.

Leaf

  • The leaf is shaped by working increases and decreases to create a pointed end.
  • Step 1: begin with Ch 31, from the 2nd sts of the hook (add wire), 1ss.
    Step 2: to increase, create Sc 2, 3 hdc, 18 dc (stitch marker buckle in the first dc st) to decrease: 3 hdc, 2 sc. In the same st (1 sc, 1 ch, 1 sc)
    Step 3: Turn. To increase, create 2 sc, 3 hdc, 18 dc (stitch marker buckle in the first dc st) to decrease: 3 hdc , 2 sc. 1ss.
    Step 4: Turn. 1 ss, cut and leave a tail.

Assemble

  • Start with the crocheted tulip that you have completed using the instructions provided.
  • Bend the top of the wire to create a hook.
  • Insert the wire through the center. 
  • Use the hot melt adhesive to secure the wire in the tulip. 
  • Insert fiberfill and fold the tulip into two pieces like in the video.
  • Weave in loose yarn ends, and trim excess yarn.
  • Wrap the wire with floral tape or green yarn to create a more finished look and to provide additional stability to the stem.
  • Insert the excess wire of the leaf while wrapping the stem with green yarn to cover it and secure the end of the stem with hot melt adhesive.

Video

Notes

  1. The patterns are written in US crochet terminology.
  2. Use a stitch marker to identify the first stitch of each round or row.
  3. The patterns’ worked in rounds for the flower part and rows for the leaf part.
  4. The tulip pattern requires basic crochet stitches such as single crochet (sc), double crochet (dc), slip stitch (ss), and chains (ch). Familiarize yourself with these stitches before starting.
  5. Adjust the yarn weight and hook size according to your preference and desired sizes of the tulip.
  6. Feel free to customize the colors and yarn choices to create unique variations of the tulip.
  7. Weaving in ends as you go will make the finishing process easier and give your final project a neater appearance.

More Crochet Patterns

Check out our following flower patterns too.

Crochet Rose Ⅰ
Crochet Lavender
17 Crochet Leaf Patterns – Beautiful Crochet Leaves

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  1. Brilliant pattern, amazing tutorial video, which has helped me so much. I’m a new beginner to crochet and enjoying making flowers. Thank you so much to your website.