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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.     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 […]

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Columbine Flower – Free Crochet Pattern

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  Aquilegia – often known as Granny’s Bonnet or Columbine –  gets its name from aquila, the Latin word for eagle, since its petals are said to resemble an eagle’s claw.     Columbines are usually found in shades of blues, purples, and sometimes pinks. Some are one color, and some will have white inner flowers, […]

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Cactus Flower – Free Crochet Pattern

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  Many species of cacti produce blooms in the spring – this pattern is designed to mimic the flower of the Barrel Cactus, found in the deserts of the USA’s southwest.       This flower can be worked with any weight of yarn. Finer weights will create a smaller flower, and bulkier weights will […]

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Button Poppy – Free Crochet Pattern

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  Poppies have become a rather famous flower for its many uses and symbolism.  I can never think of poppies without thinking of The Wizard of Oz, while others may more commonly associate them with the remembrance of war veterans.     Our poppy pattern has been crocheted in red, but there is also a […]

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Aster Flower – Free Crochet Pattern

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  This flower may look like a daisy, but daisies are only one flower in the family of asters. Most share a similar shape, having many long and skinny petals.     Our Aster pattern can be made with two rounds of petals, as shown below, or leave off the second round for a daintier flower. […]

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