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. Most patterns are free. Updated 4/2/23.
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Flower knitting patterns for Clematis, Clove Carnation, Field Poppy, Arum Lily, Snowdrop, and Dahlia that can be used for decoration, embellishment, corsages, and more. Designed by Lesley Stanfield and excerpted from her book 100 Flowers to Knit and Crochet. Pictured projects by designer, Belroxsum. ewehinger, SuperCraftyLystic, lesley36
Links to knitting patterns
- Clove Carnation
- Field Poppy
- Arum Lily
- See Lesley’s book 100 Flowers to Knit and Crochet
Flower knitting patterns to use as decoration, corsages, appliques, and more. Includes knit rose, lily, and carnation. Flowers measure 3-5½” across. Chunky weight yarn. Designed by Linda Cyr for Red Heart
Bell shaped flower knit in the round. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Loani Prior. Pictured project by KathyViolette
Fuchsia and Primrose
Two flower knitting patterns. Fuschia blossom is 8cm width x 12cm height and takes about 2 hours to knit. Primrose is about 20cm width x 20cm depth and takes about 7 hours to knit. DK weight yarn. Designed by Fitting in Knitting
Daffodil flowers knit flat and seamed. Size diameter 30cm. Daffodils Flowers in Hayfield Bonus DK by Sirdar. DK weight yarn.
Sunflower floral decoration shaped with short rows. You can use this decorative element for the front part of the pillow, sew to bag, scarf or blanket. Size diameter 30cm. Designed by Svetlana Gordon. DK weight yarn.
Easy In Bloom Wreath
Knit up this cheerful wreath to add a fun pop of color to your home. Create a full bouquet in no time of gorgeous flowers by working knit, purl and simple shaping. Instructions for knitting 3 different types of flowers and leaves that can be used for a floral wreath, decoration, or embellishment of other projects.The pattern says crochet but the flowers and leaves are all knit. Rated easy by the designer. Great stashbuster!
Knit flower stands roughly 12 inches tall from stem bottom to sunflower top. Designed has used skewers in stem to stand it up. Knitted flat on two needles. Great stashbuster! Designed by L.T.Marshall. DK weight yarn.
Abloom Flower Necklace and Bracele
Knit double blossoms on i-cords to wear as necklace and bracelet. Great stashbuster. Sport yarn. Designed by Shelley D. Jones.
Pennants decorated with knit roses and leaves and eyelets across the top to string ribbon through for hanging. Great for celebrations, holidays, baby nurseries, baby showers, bridal showers. DK yarn. Designed by Julie Taylor.
Lesley Stanfield created this beautiful petunia blossom knit flat with i-cord stem. Excerpted from her book 100 Flowers to Knit and Crochet. Pictured projects by Femminista and Blades
More Free 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.
32 petal loops are knit around center of this flower. Designed by Jessica Goddard. Pictured project by benvenuta1
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.
- Get the free knitting pattern
- See the Ravelry page
- Get the Malabrigo Yarn Rios used in the pictured project
Pansy Knitting Pattern
Lesley Stanfield created this beautiful flower knit in the round with leaves knit on straight needles. Pictured project by neurochick
- Get the free knitting pattern
- See our other free wedding and bridal patterns
- Shop for DK yarn for this pattern at Annie’s
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)
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.
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.
Knitted Flower Pattern
Designed by Yarn Art Cafe
Lesley Stanfield designed this rose that is knit as one piece and then wrapped to create the rose.
Patterns for Purchase
Knitting instructions for The Mercerie’s lovely knitted sunflower corsage which was commissioned by The National Gallery for their 2014 Vincent Van Gogh Sunflowers exhibition. The finished flowers measure approximately 13 x 13cms and look simply stunning as hair accessories, corsages or used to decorate bags, cushions and hats. Designed by Sue Maton. DK weight yarn.
Daffodil Baby Booties
Novelty baby and toddler booties with a daffodil flower shaped cuff. Sizes Extra small, (Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large). Designed by shakeyourbooties. Fingering weight yarn.
The Pansy Pot
Knit pansy flowers and leaves to create a bouquet. The pattern has instructions for knitting the flowers and leaves and how to assemble your arrangement Great gift and stashbuster! Designed by Denny Gould for iKnitDesigns. DK weight yarn.
A knitted flowerpot with wild roses and daisies. Can be used as a doorstop or a flower arrangement for your house. Great gift and stashbuster! Designed by iKnitDesigns. DK 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.
Rose Bud Corsage or Boutonniere
Designed by Ohmay Designs, this uses about 35 yards of sport weight yarn.
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
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!