How to Crochet: Pop Out Flower Stitch

By Erin Burger – 23 Comments

It seems like 3-D is so popular these days, why not try it out in crochet as well? This stitch not only looks better in two colors, it’s also designed to be made with two. You can be a traditionalist and made the bottom of the pop out flower green, or get creative and mix and match new colors.

These instructions call for you to break off colors at each end, but weaving in all the ends is worth it to achieve this stitch!


Row 1: With color A chain a multiple of 11 plus 9, break off Color A

Row 2: Attach color B, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 3 ch, *(sc, ch 8 ) 3 times, sc in same st, sc in next 9 ch, repeat from * across, ending with sc in last 4 ch, break of Color B.

Row 3: Attach Color A, ch 1, turn, sc in 4 sc, *ch 1, skipping all 3 ch-8 spaces and sc’s in that st, sc in next sc, sc in next 8 sc, repeat from *across, ending with sc in last 4 sc

Row 4: ch 1, turn, sc in first sc, *sc in ch-8 space of Color B, back to Color A row sc in next 6 sc, skipping middle ch-8 space, sc in next ch-8 space of Color B, back to Color A row, sc in next 4 sc, repeat from * across, ending with sc in last sc.

Row 5: ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across

Row 6: ch 1, turn, sc in 4 sc, *to anchor top of flower, 6 dc into ch-8 space of color B row and next sc of color A row, sc in next 10 sc, repeat from * across, ending with sc in last 5 sc

Row 7: ch 1, turn, sc in 4 sc, *ch 1, skip (sc, 6 dc, sc), sc in next 9 sc, repeat from * across, ending with sc in last 4 sc, break off Color A

Row 8: Attach color B, ch 1, turn, sc in next 4 sc, sc in ch-1 space, sc in next 3 sc, (sc, ch 8 ) 3 times, sc in same st, sc in next 4 sc, sc in ch-1 space, sc in last 4 sc, break off Color B

Row 9: Attach Color A, ch 1, turn, sc in next 9 sc, *ch-1, skipping all 3 ch-8 spaces and sc’s in that st, sc in next 9 sc, repeat from *across

Row 10: ch 1, turn, sc in next 6 sc, *sc in ch-8 space, of color B, back to Color A row sc in next 6 sc, skipping middle ch-8 space, sc in next ch-8 space of color B, back to color A row, sc in next 6 sc, repeat from *across

Row 11: ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across

Row 12: ch 1, turn, sc in next 9 sc, * to anchor top of flower, 6 dc into ch- 8 space of Color B row and next sc of Color A row, sc in next 10 sc, repeat from * across

Row 13: ch 1, turn, *sc in next 9 sc, skip (sc, 6 dc, sc), sc in next 8 sc, repeat from * across, break off Color A

Row 14: Attach color B, sc in first sc and in next 3 sc, *(sc, ch 8 ) 3 times, sc in same sc, sc in next 9 sc, repeat from * across, ending with sc in last 4 sc, break of Color B.

Repeat Rows 3-14 until desired length is reached.

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23 Comments

  1. Angie says:

    That is so cute! When and where would you use it though.

  2. CinDee says:

    Absolutely perfect. Just found out my niece is expecting a little girl. I now know what baby blanket she will be getting! I am thinking a nice rose and green should work nice in this pattern.

  3. cowgrlw says:

    Erin, this is beautiful! I love it!! Thanks so much for sharing!!

  4. Jade says:

    In row 2 where it says to sc and chain 8…does the chain 8 go into another st or are all 3 ch 8 go into one st?

  5. Sandra says:

    I have the same problem as Jade and when continuing row 2 there are 6 stitches left or I cannot repeat everything between the two stars *.

  6. Lane † says:

    Angie, you can use it for some things. I’ve made a skirt for one of my sisters doll and at the end of the skirt I did a stitch kind of like that. It would also be cute as a bag. Maybe a diaper bag for a girl? How about a costume? Those are a few things that came to my mind.

  7. Erin says:

    Hi Jade and Sandra,

    The (sc, ch 8) 3 times is indicating that all of that goes into one stitch, then you sc in the same stitch and carry on from there.

    This form the ‘leaves’ of the pop-out flowers.

    Thanks,
    Erin

  8. Jade says:

    Thanks Erin….I am gonna try this again.

  9. LuAnne says:

    Thanks for this pattern!!! It’s so cute & I can’t wait to get started on it. I think this would make a great dishcloth or potholder.

  10. Love your idea. Thanks a lot.

  11. Dottie says:

    That’s Pretty Cute Rachel, Would Look Good Done In A Square For An Afghan, Great Job !
    Dottie

  12. Erin says:

    This is pretty! Thanks for sharing.

  13. Angie says:

    Really different and beautiful technique. Thank you very much for sharing.

  14. Theresa says:

    This pattern looks great!!!!!!!!! I can`t wait to use it! The potholder idea sounds quick and appealing. A good break from longer projects.

  15. Savita says:

    Simply superb

  16. Rose says:

    I enjoy these pages, although I don’t know what some directions are telling me like;
    …chain a multiple of 3 plus 9…love, love love to crochet and create beautiful things.
    Rose

  17. Erin says:

    Hello Rose,

    You can read all about how to chain multiples by clicking on this link from our tutorial section: http://www.crochetspot.com/chaining-multiples-in-crochet/

    I hope reading this will help you!

    Thanks,
    Erin

  18. Rose says:

    thanks sooo much Erin…now i will continue with some some confidence.Rose

  19. Darlene says:

    This is so adorable! Would look great at the bottom of a girl’s skirt!

  20. Judy Cimafranca says:

    For me, I’ll try to make a bag for this pattern. Thank you, Erin, for sharing.

  21. Jean says:

    I did two samples of this pattern. I found that it would be of great help if the written pattern included RightSide (RS), WrongSide (WS) and the number of total stitches there should be after a row is completed. Cute concept, just needs a tweek here and there. Thanks for sharing. This should come in quite handy on some projects.

  22. Carole says:

    this is the cutest stitch I have seen in a long time..I try to share my time crocheting with quilting, hiking, camping, cross stitching, embroidery, etc… and it would seem I have been away from crochet too long,. I HAVE to make something for two just adopted grand daughters! :-)
    thanks for sharing this adorable design *~*CAROLE*~*

  23. Burnetta says:

    I just can’t seem to get the right number of sitches at the end. In row 4 when it says to sc in next 6 sc. Am I skipping that chain st?

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