Free Mini Sunflower Applique Crochet Pattern

Summer is on its way, and it got me inspired to create a free mini sunflower applique crochet pattern. This easy crochet sunflower pattern is beginner friendly and the small Summer flower is quick and easy to make. These small crochet sunflower appliqués are perfect to get you in the mood for summer. The mini appliques a great stash buster too! The little petals pop out giving the mini sunflower appliqué a 3D effect. If you love to crochet small appliques as much as I do, check out my other free applique crochet patterns.

Free sunflower applique crochet pattern
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How to crochet a sunflower applique

The mini sunflower appliqué is a fast, easy, beginner friendly crochet pattern. The sunflower motifs use only a small amount of yarn, so they’re great to use up scraps. To make the small sunflower appliqué I used DK/Light Worsted yarn and a 4mm crochet hook. But, you could try out different yarn weights with the recommended hook for different sized motifs.

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Free little sunflower appliqué crochet pattern

Crochet pattern info


To complete the free mini sunflower applique crochet pattern you will need:


  • Weight – DK / Light worsted / #3
  • Brand – King Cole Pricewise
  • A – Brown: 4 yards
  • B – Yellow: 3 yards
  • Total – 7 yards


USA Terminology

  • ch – Chain
  • sc – Single crochet
  • 2sc – 2 sc in 1 space (increase)
  • sl st – Slip stich
  • st / sts – Stitch / stitches


  • Diameter: 5cm

Crochet pattern notes

  • Chains are not included in the stitch count.
  • Unless otherwise stated, stitches separated with a comma are to be made in separate spaces. eg. (sc, dc) would mean sc in the first stich, dc in the second stitch.
  • After fastening off, weave in ends, unless you intend to use them for sewing the applique to a project.

Free mini sunflower applique crochet pattern

Row 1
  • Use Yarn colour A (Brown)
  • sc x 8 into a magic ring
  • sl st to first st & ch

8 sts

Round 2
  • 2sc x 8
  • sl st to first st & ch

16 sts

Round 3
  • Use yarn colour B (yellow)
  • (sc, ch x 3, sc) in all 16 stitches
  • sl st to first st & fasten off

32 sts

Free mini sunflower appliqué crochet pattern

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I hope you enjoyed my mini sunflower applique crochet pattern! What are you going to sew yours too? Tag me in your social posts so I can find out. I also have free crochet patterns for lots more appliques including a mini rose applique and a mini daisy applique too!

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