Anything you make with these 19 beautiful African flower crochet patterns will be both amazing and fun.
The beautiful hexagonal shape of the traditional African flower is an eye-catching way to craft a design. From simple decorations to complex toys, the African flower is an unusual way to crochet an item.
It may look quite complex, but the African flower isn’t too difficult a stitch to learn. From there, it can be used to make all kinds of lovely things. The African flower is particularly popular as a base for toy animals.
This guide has the most amazing African flower patterns available, so you can bring this gorgeous floral stitch into your home.
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16 Beautiful African Flower Crochet Patterns
Sweet African Flower Square Crochet Pattern
When it comes to the African flower, the basic pattern is pretty simple. This guide shows you how to make your own African flowers, using an easy-to-follow and clearly written pattern.
Even beginners should be able to quickly understand how to make their own African flower. By itself, the African flower makes a great decoration for purses, scarves, hats, gloves – anything you can think of!
African Flower Hexagon And African Flower Star Pattern
This guide also helps you to make the basic African square pattern, as well as how to turn it into a square or a star. So that’s basically three patterns, all for the price of one.
The pattern works up quickly, and those new to crochet should find it easy to follow. African flowers are a great way to use old yarn, and experimenting with this design may leave you with an empty craft box.
Crocheted Afghan African Flower Pattern
African flowers look fabulous as decorations on their own, but they look best when combined. In a row, you can really appreciate the complex design of the gorgeous African flower.
An afghan blanket such as this is a perfect way to get used to linking African flowers. Lots of pictures accompany the pattern to guide you through. For beginners, keeping the simple coloring shown in the pattern is a good way to keep track of where you are.
African Flower Soccer Ball Crochet Pattern
Such a fun and surprisingly easy free crochet pattern, this beautiful soccer ball is a great project for anyone that loves the African flower style.
Source: Crochet Bug
Vintage Crochet Pattern For African Flower Blanket
If a simple blanket didn’t catch your eye, then this vintage explosion of color should. Using large African flowers combined with every color of yarn available, this blanket is sure to add a burst of fun to any household. It’s also perfect for curling up under on a cold and rainy day.
African Flower Bowl Crochet Pattern
Once you’ve mastered the basic African flower, and experimented with making a blanket, this bowl is the next step up. This well written pattern will guide you through the slightly more complex shape, to create this gorgeous bowl.
The simplicity of the design allows you to scale up and down as needed. Whether you want a small bowl for storing your bits and pieces, or something large enough to hold every skein of yarn you own!
African Flower Tote Purse Crochet Pattern
An African flower has such a fun and carefree feel to it that lends perfectly to this slouchy tote bag. If you enjoy days at the beach, long walks in the sunshine, or exploring the fresh produce at the market, then you should adore this bag.
It works up quickly thanks to a well written pattern, and the freedom of color placements allow you to create a bag as unique as you are.
Thandi The African Flower Rhino Crochet Pattern
African flowers are very commonly used to make toys and stuffed animals, and this rhino pattern is perhaps the best of the bunch. It may not be the easiest of patterns, but what better to make with African flowers than an African rhino?
Thandi is absolutely adorable, and the way the flowers combine around the body is perfect.
Tank The Tiny Sea Turtle African Flower Crochet Pattern
This turtle pattern uses strategically placed African flowers to create the shell. The clever placement means that those who aren’t too comfortable with the African flower can still experiment with the design, without having to commit to an entire toy.
The pattern contains both a detailed sheet of instructions, and a shorthand sheet for those who like to crochet on the go.
Easy Beginner Chicken African Flower Crochet Pattern
Lots of hints and pictures make this chicken pattern a surprisingly good choice for the crochet beginner. Some basic knowledge of crochet is required, but you don’t need to be more advanced than that to create your own adorable little chicken.
The subtle African flower design is used across the body, which is carefully balanced to sit upright. It’s bound to look amazing in any kitchen.
African Flower Stocking
This is such a simple and fun way to make a Christmas stocking. Just make up your African flower motifs and join. So simple!
Source: Persia Lou
African Flower Owl Crochet Pattern
If chickens aren’t your sort of thing, then there’s another bird that just might have you hooting for joy. This African flower owl is an absolute delight, with big, round eyes, and a soft and huggable body.
The pattern contains so many tips and diagrams that you can get to grips with the slightly more complicated shape in no time at all. Perfect for adults and children alike.
African Flower Pumpkin Crochet Pattern
Fall is the favorite time of year for many crafters, because you can sit by the fire with a hot drink and crochet to your heart’s content. Honor the season with this fabulous African flower pumpkin.
The pattern instructs you clearly on how to make the African flower shape, and then guides you through constructing the large and small pumpkin.
African Flower Christmas Stocking Crochet Pattern
Another holiday classic, this Christmas stocking made of African flowers is sure to look beautiful hanging above the fireplace. In fact, it’s so lovely you might want to leave it up year round. Large flowers and a simple shape make it a good choice for the beginner.
Megan The African Flower Fox Crochet Pattern
Megan the fox is incredibly adorable, and makes a wonderful gift for children. But be warned – she’s so lovely, you might struggle to stay goodbye. The African flowers across the back of the fox are stylish, and give a fun twist on a classic toy. The pattern is quite complicated, so only those with experience should give it a go.
African Flower Frog Pattern
This beautiful frog pattern is sure to have any amphibian lover jumping for joy. There’s so much detail in this pattern to admire, from the carefully proportioned body to the webbed feet.
Such a complex design is only suitable for those with some experience, but the pattern does contain photos and diagrams as additional instructions.
African Flower Octopus Crochet Pattern
Photos guide you through every step of the way on this fun octopus pattern. It’s versatile as well. Choose from the long and flowing tentacles of an adult octopus, or the cute and stubby limbs of the more stylized design.
Octopus aren’t known for being the most huggable of creatures, but it will be hard to resist giving these a quick squeeze.
Happypotamus The Happy African Flower Hippo Crochet Pattern
Happypotamus is a happy hippopotamus, and he’s sure to make you smile as well. Something else to make you happy – how quickly this pattern comes together. Everything from the little ears to the rounded body is designed meticulously. A clear and detailed pattern guides you through construction.