One of our favorite patterns is most surely the African Flower Crochet. It’s perfect for blankets, cushions and even a soccer ball as you will see further down our page.
The texture gives it a weighty, almost 3d effect. It’s a pretty vintage look and feel that is often used on Bears and other stuffed toys too.
Here’s a great example from The Knitted Camera. We love this adorable Teddy that we found on their site and it’s an explosion of color.
She used the Heidi Bears Crochet Pattern on Ravelry featured above. We are sure you agree she really nailed her project.
How To Crochet African Flower Video
We have included a video that shows you how to crochet the African Flower. It’s easy to follow along with. To view, click play above now ^
Over on Craft Passion there is a free tutorial and full pattern that shows you how to recreate these gorgeous Crochet African Flowers.
Again, the colors are simply breathtaking and very cheery indeed. You can see the chain stitch around the edge of the flowers, it’s a lovely detail that has real impact and it’s easy to see why it’s loved.
Another very popular idea is this Crochet African Soccer Ball. It’s another wonderful free pattern from Crochet Bug here