Forever Blooming Flowers + Tutorial

Mikey, The Crochet Crowd

Mikey, The Crochet Crowd

I am Michael Sellick, known online as ‘Mikey’, I am the founder and leader of The Crochet Crowd. I’m a ‘hooker’ at heart with the passion to crochet and play with yarn.

14 thoughts on “Forever Blooming Flowers + Tutorial

  • April 27, 2015 at 1:39 pm

    You are always bang on. Bless the way you handled yourself and the nice comment from Dorothy. I was looking for the directions too but will cut and paste the listed in the below comments and check later for the new site when you have time to finish all the work it entails. Thanks

  • March 24, 2015 at 3:57 am

    I am wondering if the “Forever Blooming Flowers” would be like the same as “Blooming Flower Cushion.” Please help me out. Thanks.

  • June 25, 2014 at 11:44 am

    Your website is totally frustrating. You say that the Forever Blooming Flowers pattern is free, yet I can find no way to connect to the actual pattern as there are not links or icons to click on. Where do I go to get this pattern?

    • June 25, 2014 at 12:03 pm

      Thanks for bringing that to our attention, we will get that fixed as soon as we can. However due to your frustration it would be better to look elsewhere for a flower pattern since it will take us a while. The only thing we have is the video. We are going through some major changes to our website which there will be glitches and faulty links but clearly you are not interested in being nice about it. A little FYI would be nice.

      Have a great day

      • June 26, 2014 at 10:17 pm

        Hi Daniel. Just read the comment from the lady who couldn’t find the link to the flower pattern. I’m so glad that you stood up to her in a gentlemanly way. You guys are so very nice and don’t deserve to take this kind of attitude.
        It’s too bad she commented in the way that she did but perhaps she isn’t aware of what you are going through with trying to set up a whole new website. I would like to address this to her.
        Listen honey you will never attract the bees unless you are a honey. I don’t know if this was your first time dealing with The Crochet Crowd but members just don’t talk like this. I think you must have had a bad day because I hate to see you miss the opportunity of your life by going elsewhere for your flower pattern. Believe when the guys DO HAVE TIME to post it, it will be worth it.
        If you are new to the Crowd know this, you will never learn as much about crocheting as you will from Mikey. I have been around for 80 years this Monday and always wanted to make more than afghans. Mikey has given me the confidence to try new things and to take one step at a time. Maybe from your standpoint you weren’t rude but you were kind of gruff. Stick around and have fun. I should add that certainly there are other good teachers and that they learn from each other. I don’t want to hurt anyone it’s just that I have learned so much from Mikey. Don’t forget too, that when you are watching a tutorial you can pause the lesson, do what needs doing, and turn it back on. Took me a bit to get used to doing it that way but I just make sure I have what I need ready by watching the video once and then work along with him or write it down.sorry Dan for going on like this. I do apologize.

      • February 2, 2015 at 3:12 pm

        I adore the way you nicely get your message sent, You are loved by 99.9% percent of us Diva Dan you Rock!

    • July 1, 2014 at 10:10 am

      hello mikey!! Thank you for all your tutorials, I learned how to Crochet from you! My fav is the never ending granny square blanket. I have made one for my niece who will be born within the month. I would like to make one of your Forever blooming flowers to add to it. I was wondering if you could add the link to the written instructions for this pattern? It is really hard for me to see where your hook is going with the pretty colors you’re using in the youtube video!!!!! Thank you so much….. Patiently waiting -Miranda

      • Mikey, The Crochet Crowd
        July 1, 2014 at 10:19 am

        You can use the search on our website to find things like this… 🙂 See the upper right hand of our website? There’s a magnifying glass. Enter in Forever Blooming Flowers and it will pop up. 😀 Good Luck.

    • February 6, 2015 at 12:01 pm

      Pattern is: make a ring of your choice; Rd1: ch 2, 5 hdc in the ring, join with a slip stitch to top of ch 2 (6 stitches); Next round will be placed/worked in the front loops only of the previous round. Rd 2: 1 single in flo (front loop only) of same stitch as join, 4 hdc in next stitch flo, *single in next stitch, 4 hdc in next stitch* twice; join with a slip stitch (3 petals, 3 singles). Ch 1. Next round will be placed/worked into back loops only of the previous round. Rd 3: 2 single crochet in each blo (back loop only) of previous round (12 singles) join with slip stitch. Ch 1. Rd 4: Single in flo of 1st single from round just completed , 4 hdc in flo of next single, *single in flo of next single, 4 hdc in flo of next single*; *repeat 5 times (6 petals, 6 singles), join with a slip stitch. Ch 1. 1 single in blo of 1st single, 2 singles in next single, *1 single in next stitch, 2 singles in next stitch* *repeat 5 times (18 singles), join with a slip stitch. Rd 6: Repeat round 4 until you have 9 petals and 2 singles. Rd 7: 1 single, 1 single, 2 singles in blo all the way around (24 singles). Rd 8: Repeat Round 4 until 12 petals with 12 singles. Increase goes as follows, odd rows add 1 single to the pattern before the stitch with 2 singles, so
      Rd 9: 1, 1, 1, 2; Rd 11: 1, 1, 1, 1, 2; Rd 13: 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2; until you reach desired size.

  • June 14, 2014 at 10:25 pm

    I agree so much with this Anna. I wish I had started crocheting years ago. The problem was that Mikey wasn’t around. I always did a lot of knitting. I didn’t have enough faith in myself to crochet. I did learn the basic sts which allowed me to crochet afghans. I stayed up all night learning the basic sts. I just didn’t understand the patterns and didn’t know a soul who crocheted. Then as I have said a zillion times Mikey came along. The other night I just felt like playing around and designed some lovely flowers and motifs. I couldn’t stop and learned so much. I have decided to take time and ask myself “what if”. All of those bits and pieces of yarn are great for playing and asking what if I try this.

  • June 27, 2013 at 5:58 am

    Reblogged this on Craft Basics and commented:
    Loads of inspiring patterns here, with videos to help untangle the less practised of us!

  • June 24, 2013 at 3:45 pm

    Like it, just how great it would look like in brighter colors.

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