Lion Brand® Bonbons Crocheted Flowers
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Lion Brand® Bonbons Crocheted Flowers

Accent your wardrobe with beautiful flowers you crochet yourself from Lion Brand® Bonbons yarn. Transform your crocheted rose into a brooch or barrette. Or, use it to dress up a scarf, hat, headband or soft handbag.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Lion Brand® Bonbons (Art. #601) Yarn – Party (1 Pack) or Color of Choice
  • Lion Brand® Crochet Hook, Size G-6 (4.25mm)
  • Lion Brand® Large-eyed Blunt Needle
  • Pin Back (or Barrette Back)
  • Craft Glue

Project Instructions


Finished Diameter About 2" (2½", 3½") (5 (6.5, 9) cm)

Note: Pattern is written for smallest Flower with changes for larger Flowers in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all Flowers. To follow pattern more easily, print this page and circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.



1. Each flower is made from a long strip of shells. The strip is rolled into a spiral, then the lower edges are sewn together to form the base of the Flower. The upper edges form the petals.

2. To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over. Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops to complete st. Fasten off old color.



With color of your choice, ch 17 (35, 53).

Row 1: Dc in 5th ch from hook (first V-st made),*ch 1, skip next ch, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch (V-st made); rep from * across – 7 (16, 25) V-sts at the end of this row.

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), turn, 5 dc in ch-1 sp of first V-st (first shell made), *sc in next ch-1 sp (between V-sts), 6 dc in ch-1 sp of next V-st (shell made); rep from * across, working last shell in the turning ch-sp – 7 (16, 25) shells at the end of this row.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.


With first color of your choice, ch 17 (35, 53).

Rows 1 and 2: Work Rows 1 and 2 of One-Color Flower, change color in last st of Row 2. Do not fasten off.

Row 3: With new color, ch1, turn, sc in each st across.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.


Thread yarn tail into blunt needle. Roll first shell tightly to form center bud; sew together with 2-3 sts. Roll remaining strip to form Flower, secure by sewing in and out through layers of foundation ch at lower edge of Flower. If you want to make your Flower a pin or a barrette, glue the Flower to a pin back or barrette back.



ch = chain
ch-sp = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat
sc = single crochet
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)



Every effort has been made to produce accurate and complete instructions. We cannot be responsible for variance of individual knitters or crocheters, human error, or typographical mistakes.

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