Easy Crochet Daffodil Pattern

Free Easy Crochet Daffodil patternEasy Crochet Daffodil Pattern

This is a super simple but effective way of making an easy crochet daffodil. Perfect for Spring and Easter projects!

You will need:

3.5mm hook

Green DK yarn in 2 shades (I used James C Brett Cotton On DK, shade 16 and Sirdar Snuggly Baby Bamboo in a shade that has been sadly discontinued)

Yellow DK yarn (I used Rowan Handknit Cotton, Sunshine, shade 354)

White DK yarn (I used Rowan Handknit Cotton, Bleached, shade 263)


This pattern is written using US crochet terminology

Ss – slip stitch

Sc – single crochet

Hdc – half double crochet

Dc – double crochet

Tr – treble crochet

Sts – stitches

Ch sp – chain space

MR – magic ring

BLO – back loop only

Easy Crochet Daffodil pattern

Daffodil base

  1. Using white or yellow DK yarn, make a MR, ch6, make 1 dc into the MR, *ch5, make 1dc into the ring * repeat from *to* three times. You should now have 5 chain loops. Pull MR closed.free easy crochet daffodil pattern
  2.  *Ss into the 1st ch sp, ch1 (counts as 1st sc), working into ch sp make 1hdc, 1dc, 1tr, chain 3, ss into the 1st ch, 1tr, 1dc, 1sc* repeat from *to* across all ch spaces. Fasten off and weave in ends

free easy crochet daffodil pattern

Daffodil centre

  1. Using yellow DK yarn, make a MR, chain 3, working into the MR make 9dc, join to top of ch3 with a ss. Fasten off and weave in ends. (10 sts)


Sew the yellow centre onto the middle of the daffodil base.

Easy Crochet Daffodil leaf pattern

I like to make my leaves in contrasting greens so that the ‘stem’ stands out. You can make them in just one colour though!

  1. Using green DK wool chain 8, turn and skip the 1st chain, make 1ss in each stitch of the foundation chain. Fasten off and weave in ends. (7 sts)free easy crochet daffodil pattern leaffree easy crochet daffodil patternfree easy crochet daffodil pattern
  2. To allow the ‘stem’ to standout this step is worked into the back loops only (BLO). Rejoin the yarn in the BLO of the side edge of the stem in the first stitch next to your fasten off point from step 1. free easy crochet daffodil patternChain 1 (counts as 1st sc), working into each stitch from the previous row make 1hdc, make 1dc in the next 4 sts, 1hdc.free easy crochet daffodil pattern
  3. Working into the top of the stem (the turning chain of the stem) make (1sc, 1hdc, 1sc)free easy crochet daffodil patternWorking along the other side of the stem (the ss side), make 1hdc, make 1 dc in the next 4 sts, 1hdc, 1 dc, chain 1, join with a ss to the 1st Fasten off and weave in ends.free easy crochet daffodil pattern

Enjoy!free easy daffodil crochet pattern

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Copyright – Melissa Masterton 2015


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