You can choose any yarn you like to crochet this flower. Just to give you an idea of the size, with cotton thread size 10 and a 2 mm crochet hook, the flower is going to be about 5 cm (about 2 inches) in diameter.
You will also need a needle to weave in loose ends and a pair of scissors.
Make a magic ring.
- Round 1: Ch 1, 6 sc in ring, pull the thread end to tighten the ring and join with sl st in first sc.
- Round 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in same sc, (ch 6, 3 dc in next sc) 5 times, ch 6, dc in next sc, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch3. Continue with different color if you like.
- Round 3: * Ch 1, skip 1 dc, in ch-6 sp work (sc, hdc, 7 dc, hdc, sc), ch 1, skip 1 dc, sl st in next dc; repeat from * around.
Fasten off and weave in loose ends.
For the red flower I used the same pattern with a small change in Round 3, which made the petals pointier.
Round 3 for pointy petals: * Ch 1, skip 1 dc, in ch-6 sp work (sc, hdc, 3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc, hdc, sc), ch 1, skip 1 dc, sl st in next dc; repeat from * around.
Find a very different flower, dense and beautiful with two 5 petal layers in Crochet Flower Aphrodite.