Flower Knitting Patterns
This garden of flower knitting patterns can be used for all sorts of knitting projects: to create centerpieces for special occasions, for brooches or other clothing embellishment, as appliques to other knitting projects, as home decor and more! Knit one or knit several to make a bouquet.
To get the knitting patterns, scroll down the page to the individual pattern you want and click on the link to that pattern.
These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.
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Free Knitting Patterns
Designed by Amanda Berry, all pieces are knitted flat (back and forth) on a pair of straight knitting needles, apart from the stalk which is i-cord knitted on two DPNs. The sunflower is approximately 7cm diameter, and the flower and stalk are 21cm tall. DK yarn. You can make and sell for charity.
This knitted rose is based around a central bud. Petals are built up in alternating sets of two and three, then a stem is added. Designed by Jessica Goddard. Pictured project by agasi.
Pansy Knitting Pattern
Lesley Stanfield designed this rose that is knit as one piece and then wrapped to create the rose.
Lesley Stanfield created this beautiful flower knit in the round with leaves knit on straight needles.
- Get the free knitting pattern
- See our other free wedding and bridal patterns
- Shop for DK yarn for this pattern at Annie’s
No matter what colors of yarn you have lying around there’s probably a gerbera to match, so go wild!
These flowers designed by Frankie Brown are simple garter stitch flowers, knitted in one piece, from DK yarn. A pattern for stalks and leaves is also included, should you want to knit a bouquet.
Knitted Flower Pattern
Designed by Yarn Art Cafe
Flower – Bloem
Diamond Jubilee Flower
This bead and wire knit flower design by Fiona Morris can be used as jewelry or decoration. Also comes with a pattern for wire and bead necklace and bracelet.
Heart’s Ease Boutonniere
Franklin Habit adapted this pattern from a 19th century design from The Floral Knitting Book; or, The Art of Knitting Imitations of Natural Flowers. Franklin Habit is best known for his cartoons about knitting that have been collected in It Itches A Stash of Knitting Cartoons
- Get the free knitting pattern
- GetThe Floral Knitting Book; or, The Art of Knitting Imitations of Natural Flowers on Amazon (Kindle or print)
- Get Franklin Habit’s It Itches A Stash of Knitting Cartoons (Prime available)
Libby Summers created this beautiful rose design that is knitted in four pieces – one center piece and three outside petals. There are six pieces for the leaves. The stem is knitted in one piece as a tube using double pointed needles.
These easy bright flowers by Valley Yarns for Valley Yarns Berkshire are a quick knit using garter stitch flower with a pom pom center.
Frankie Brown designed these woodland bluebells that are knitted two to a stem. The flowers come in two sizes -2cm and 3cm.
- Get the free knitting pattern designed by Lesley Arnold-Hopkins
- Shop for embroidery thread for this pattern at Michaels
Patterns for Purchase
Rose Bud Corsage or Boutonniere
Designed by Ohmay Designs, this uses about 35 yards of sport weight yarn.
22 floral patterns by Alison Howard you can use to embellish other knitting projects like hats, blankets, sweaters. Or you can use them to create bouquets, garlands, or jewelry.
Noni Flower 40 Exquisite Knitted Flowers
These designs by Nora Bellows are truly amazingly gorgeous!
- See more pics and get the book on Amazon (print, Prime, and Kindle available)
- Get the book at Alibris
Flowers & Leaves: 70 Stitch Patterns You’ll Like to Knit
More interested in stitch patterns than decor? Then you’ll love this book. Designs include cable and lace stitches for flora such as eyelet fern, blackberry stitch, budding leaves, rosettes, diamond leaves, spring leaves, vines and so much more!
100 Flowers to Knit and Crochet
Lesley Stanfield created a beautiful collection of patterns perfect for embellishing your favorite clothing or accessories are a perfect way to use up scraps of yarn or try out interesting new yarns. With 100 patterns you pay less than 18 cents per pattern!
Lily Lariat, Plumeria Lariat and Red Blossom Lariat
Patterns can also be purchased individually.
Knit Flower Frenzy
Create whimsical knit flowers using 17 easy-to-follow knitting patterns — no felting required!
These knitted Calla Lily flowers are quick and easy for even a beginner to make.
Daisy Loves Me Lariat
Terry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, intheloopknitting.com. Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!