Hydrangea – Free Crochet Pattern

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Hydrangea bushes are usually recognized by their large, round flowers. These flowers come in a variety of blues and pinks depending on the acidity of your soil.


By Alvesgaspar under CC-BY-SA-3.0, via Wikimedia Commons.


Our hydrangea pattern utilizes the crocodile stitch to mimic the layers of petals. If you’re not familiar with the crocodile stitch, you can find a more in-depth tutorial here.


Click on the photo for the written Hydrangea pattern.


This flower can be worked with any weight of yarn. Finer weights will create a smaller flower, and bulkier weights will create a larger flower. Use the hook size appropriate for the yarn you choose. We used worsted weight yarn and a size H-8 hook in our samples.


Click the photo to shop Home Cotton worsted weight yarn.


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Hydrangea Pattern

Home Cotton Yarn

Right-Handed video

Left-Handed video


Maggie is excited to offer Five Free Flower Patterns: Aster FlowerButton Poppy FlowerCactus FlowerColumbine Flower, and Hydrangea Flower.

Get more free flower patterns here.


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