Free Crochet Hydrangea Bouquet Applique

April 29, 2021

I LOVE hydrangeas in the summer! I definitely feel this year hydrangeas are IN. I keep seeing them printed on fabrics and wallpapers. SO here ya go! A crocheted version for you to make on your own. I am excited to stick this one on a tote bag.


Level: Easy/ Beginner

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  • 4-medium weight yarn

  • Colors- light blue, dark blue and green.

  • US 5mm

  • A hot glue gun and glue sticks

  • Tapestry needle

  • Felt for backing

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The stitches/ skills you will need to know and KEY:

  • Chain (ch)

  • Slip Stitch (sl st)

  • Single crochet (sc)

  • Half double crochet (hdc)

  • Double crochet (dc)

  • Triple crochet (tc)

  • Increase (inc)

  • Decrease (dec)

  • Magic ring

  • Surface crochet

  • Weave ends and finish off.

Final Dimensions: 

6 x 10 inches


The flower

With light blue and a 5mm crochet hook, make a magic circle, chain 1

Make 8 sc into the magic circle, close the circle by pulling the end tail tight.

Sl st into the first sc, *chain 2, all within this same first stitch— hdc, chain 2, dc, chain 2, hdc. Skip the next sc and insert into the next sc with a sl st* repeat from *—* all the way around until you have four petals. Finish off and weave ends.


With dark blue and a tapestry needle make little stitches to add some shadow to the center of the flower.



With green and a 5mm hook, chain 25. Sl st in the second chain from the hook, sl st all the way across the chain. Finish off and weave ends.

Repeat this until you have four stems total.



With green and a 5mm crochet hook, chain 8, sl st in the second chain from the hook, going across the rest of the chain, sc, hdc, dc, dc, tc, tc, make 5 tc in the last chain and no work up the other side of the chain, tc, tc, dc, dc, hdc, sc, sl st in the last stitch. Finish off and weave ends. Make as many as you want! I made four.



With light blue, chain 71, sl st in the second chain from the hook, sl st across. (70 stitches)



Hot glue all the pieces to a big piece of felt and then carefully cut the bouquet out of the felt. Use as decorating for clothing, a bag, a picture frame, a hanging decoration and much more!


Let me know if you have any questions! And be sure to tag me in your creations on instagram!