Pattern – Small Rosette

Originally when I decided to try and attach some pretty flowers to my booties, I went to the library to search for some flower patterns. I found an entire book on crochet flowers, but surprisingly, none of them was quite what I wanted. So I started searching online. The technique for most that I liked was the same, but depending on the size and number of petals, and the type of stitches used, the look greatly varies. I experimented a lot and came up with what I think is the perfect little rosette to attach to my little baby booties:

crochet-flower-booties

And best of all, the pattern is included in today’s post!

I like to use fingering weight yarn, the stuff used for socks, and a c2 (2.75mm) size hook, for extra snug little stitches. You can really use any yarn and hook you like, but I think the fingering weight gives the petals a nice delicate look to the petals, and snug (a bit tight) stitches hold the whole shape together nicely.

and FYI:

sc=single crochet

dc=double crochet

ch=chain

Ok let’s get started….

1. Chain 27

2. Skip first 4 chains, sc in 5th ch from hook, and (ch2, skip 1ch, 1sc) across

My beautiful picture

My beautiful picture

My beautiful picture

3. Turn piece. (sc, ch1, 3dc, ch1, sc) in each ch2 space across (as well as the final ch 4 space).

My beautiful picture

My beautiful picture

4. That’s all of the crocheting. Finish off, leaving a long tail, and threading the tail through a needle (the tail will be used to sew it all together).

5. Now, holding the short beginning tail in your hand, begin to turn the piece to form your flower.

My beautiful picture

My beautiful picture

6. Last step, sew the petals together using your long tail and needle. Keep your stitches at the base of the petals, and start with the 2 outer layers. Stitch them in a few places around the flower. Then put the needle through the entire flower a few times in a few different areas to capture the inner petals as well.

My beautiful picture

My beautiful picture

Check to make sure everything is secure, and that’s it! A sweet little rose!

Here’s the pattern again, without all the images:

1. Ch 27

2. Skip first 4 ch, sc in 5th ch from hook, (ch2, skip 1 ch, sc) accross.

3. Turn piece, (sc, ch1, 3dc, ch1, sc) in each ch2 space accross, and also in ch4 space at the end.

4. Finish off, leaving a long tail, and threading tail through a needle.

5. Form flower by holding short beginning tail and turning the petals around.

6. Using the long tail, sew petals in place, beginning with outer 2 layers of petals, and finishing with a few stitches to hold all layers together.

This pattern can be adapted in all sorts of ways. Add extra chains to step one for additional petals. Use more chains and skip more stitches in step 2 and you can crochet larger petals in stage 3. There are many possibilities, I’ve had fun (and some frustration) exploring those possibilities myself.

One note if you decide to experiment: if you have a larger number of petals, it will be much better to ‘sew as you go’ rather than just sticking the needle through the center to attach the petals together.  The flower will turn out prettier and more secure if you stitch every couple of petals as you wrap the petals around. I will show you exactly what I mean later when I add more flower patterns. Hopefully that will be before long!

That’s it for today. Let me know what you think!

My Flower Baby Ballet Flats are on sale now on Etsy: http://www.etsy.com/shop/JennOzkan
Bootie Patterns are hopefully soon to come to my Etsy shop, please let me know if you would be interested in that as well.

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155 Comments on "Pattern – Small Rosette"

Dear Jenn, Thank you for the wonderful tutorial!! I so love the booties and would sooooo want to buy the pattern!!!!!!!!!!!! I am in love with the booties! You do a wonderful job!
I really hope you put the pattern up for sale !!!!
xxx
Dutch Tulip
Marja

Anonymous

Love love love the pictures. I’ve never crochet anything and want to make a little rug of sewn flowers. Is there any way to make these a few inches larger in diameter?

Thanks!!

Jenn

If you add extra chains at the start, you can add extra petals, which will make the flower larger. Thicker yarn will also make a larger flower.

ravid - israel

great great ! thanks, im using it a lot !

Juanita

Bootie’s are cute !! Can’t wait for the pattern !!!

Anonymous

awesome! couldn’t sleep, dummy with crochet,,and i DID IT! thank you. d

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Judy

What a cute flower! Made several this afternoon in different colors. This is one pattern I’ll use over and over. Thanks!

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Keep it up

Kimberly

I cannot wait for the bootie patterns!!! 🙂

Great pattern. I used this flower for a cute little hat I crocheted and it was so easy to do. I thought the sewing part might be complicated, but I had no problems. Will definitely be using this again. Here’s a link to my project:
http://selacava.blogspot.com/2011/09/baby-beanie-and-booties.html

Thanks!

Lisa Bianchi

Thanks for sharing this lovely rose pattern! I also would love to purchase the bootie pattern when it is ready! i do have a question about where you purchase the fingering weight pima cotton? All I have been able to find here where I live is that cheap scratchy worsted weight stuff 🙁 If you could direct me to a on line store or brand I would be ever so grateful! Thanks!!!

Jenn

knitpicks.com is where I get all my yarns. I discovered it a couple years ago, it’s the best quality AND cheapest yarn I’ve found; since I discovered it, I haven’t gone back to the craft store, I definitely recommend it!

Exactly what I was looking for, thanks for sharing.

Rebeca Price

absolutely love this!!! please, let me know when you start selling the pattern for the booties!!
thanks

VERY NICE WORK…..LOVE IT, thanking you, Lorraine

Anonymous

” GORGEOUS “……I made one small and it is very easy to follow.
Thanking you, Lorraine.

Monique

Jenn, beautiful booties would love the pattern when you make it available! thnx Monique

Thanks for sharing this lovely rose pattern. It was just what I was looking for for something different on my cards !! Great tutorial.

Hugs, sandra xx

Jenn, I absolutely love your little bootie pattern. I’d love to make some for my baby niece (on the way). If you make the pattern available, please let me know!!! I’ll definitely be giving the flowers a try soon.

Jenn

The pattern is my own, I am in the process of preparing it for sale in my Etsy shop. So glad you like it 🙂

I hope the flower pattern works well for whatever you need, thanks for commenting 🙂

I love it and it seems easy its just what i am looking for. I was wondering also were did you get your pattern for the booties they are adorable.

Joy

This was perfect! Exactly what I was looking for and the pattern was so easy to follow. I used cotton yarn with a F hook. I used it as a topper for a stack of washcloths that I made for my mom. I know I will use it again! Thanks!

Sara

I just tried this out and it worked great. I used thicker yarn, as I didn’t have a small crochet hook, next time I will have to try it with finger weight yarn. It’s a great little tutorial THANKS!

thank you! even as a novice crocheter I think I could manage some of these, I’ll give it a go!

Og!! Its gorgeus!!
Each day one sorprise!!!
What blog so creative!! Congratulations
I like so much. Very original
Kisses
NATALIA

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