Carnation Bouquet

crochet carnations
© F H Powell 2011

We have a new instantly downloadable pattern for sale for a carnation bouquet which costs £2.75.

PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a pattern for dolls house miniatures

Approximate finished sizes:
Large carnations –
2½-inches/6 cm diameter of flower head.
Medium carnation – 2-inches/5 cm diameter of flower head.
Small carnation – 1½-inches/4 cm diameter of flower head.
Carnation bud – 1¼-inches/3 cm diameter of flower head.

This pattern has instructions available in both written and charted form

For Intermediate ability

Materials required:
Size 10 or 12 crochet thread in pink approximate thread requirements for a single colour carnation:
Large carnation – 125 yards/115 metres
Medium carnation – 80 yards/73 metres
Small or bud carnation – 40 yards/36 metres
NOTE: 1 x 50 g ball (309 yards/285 metres) will make 2 complete sets of flower heads. If working last round in alternate colour then 10-25 yards/10-23 metres of second colour is required per carnation
Plus for all carnations – Size 10 or 12 crochet thread in green (approx 6 yards/5 metres green per carnation); 1.5 mm hook; sewing needle; small amount of stuffing material; No. 18 weight green stem wires (one for each carnation in varying lengths); stems of assorted artificial greenery.
Optional – green florists tape to cover stems, cellophane for packaging, ribbon to tie around bouquet.

The instructions for the carnations come in four sizes, which can be mixed to give a more realistic looking bouquet.

Multiple carnations could be combined and arranged as a wedding bouquet. Single flower heads could be made and used as buttonholes or corsage at a wedding.

Pattern price £2.75 (NOTE: EU VAT or other digital taxes will be added to price where applicable)


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