How to Crochet a Flower Video Tutorial & Yarn Giveaway!

Now that we have the crochet basics out of the way with my new How To Crochet video series, let’s get started with our first project!  In this video tutorial I’ve teamed up with Lion Brand® Yarns to bring you a step-by-step video tutorial on how to make these adorable crocheted flowers.  You can use these to embellish all types of projects from headbands, to purses and even garments! My daughter loves her flower headbands and I love making them for her because they whip up so quickly!

{If you’re a crochet newbie and want to learn click HERE to watch my video series for complete beginners!}

The pattern we’ll be using for this crocheted flower tutorial is a free pattern offered up by Lion Brand® Yarns on their website.  You can access the free pattern by clicking HERE. {Note: You will first need to create a free account with Lion Brand® Yarn and then login to access the thousands of free patterns in their online library including this one.}

The yarn I used in the video is part of the Bonbons collection by Lion Brand® Yarns that comes in a ton of different colorways.  Each package comes with 8 little skeins. Bonbons are a great way to try out some small projects or to get a beginner into crochet with some yarn variety. I like that I don’t have to buy eight large skeins to get all the colors to coordinate.  To give you an idea of how many flowers you can make from one bonbon- I was able to make a small, a medium and was halfway through a large flower before the little skein ran out on me.  So, I’ll say you can get at least three flowers as long as they are small or medium in size according to the pattern. And you get eight skeins per package. Not bad at all!

You can find Lion Brand® Yarn Bonbons at most craft stores or you can order them online by clicking HERE. 

Lion Brand® Yarns and I are also hosting a giveaway for two lucky winners to enjoy their own Bonbons!  To enter the giveaway please use the Rafflecopter widget below. Also, this giveaway is open to all my worldwide viewers.
Big thanks to Lion Brand® Yarns! Good luck to everyone!

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12 Responses to How to Crochet a Flower Video Tutorial & Yarn Giveaway!

  1. Raven December 3, 2014 at 1:10 pm #

    I’m new to crocheting and I can’t find a good video on how to add a second color. The pattern makes no since to me! Please help if you can.

  2. Debbie December 16, 2014 at 4:01 pm #

    I was too late to enter your give-away but I love your tutorial. You’re very precise and easy to follow. Very professional as well…Thank you. Keep up your great work and I will continue to follow.

  3. Jax January 3, 2015 at 2:41 am #

    Do you have left handed tutorials, you are very clear at explaining but I need some times to see it in left hand thanks

  4. Regina January 4, 2015 at 6:25 pm #

    I really enjoyed your tutorial today I made your flower it came out wonderful it is always nice to learn something new!

  5. Danielle January 9, 2015 at 12:28 am #

    Great tutorial!! Keep up the great work. I’m learning to crochet and I’d love to see more tutorials from you. The flower pattern you demonstrated was the best tutorial I’ve seen.

  6. Beck February 8, 2015 at 5:02 am #

    Hi Vanessa, I am a huge fan of your blog and YouTube channel! Thank you SO much for sharing this! I used it to make a super cute DIY Valentines Day Garland. I would love it if you could check it out at http://eclectichandmadecreations.com/2015/02/07/diy-valentines-day-garland/

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  8. Alana November 23, 2015 at 1:14 pm #

    I really want those because I am running out of yarn and I really like doing things like crocheting and knitting

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    Enjoyed watching your video, I do like the idea of smaller samples of different yarn. Than you

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