Happy Mother’s Day! Free pattern: Fleur

Fleur is a stylish and practical hanging basket, it can be used as an odds and ends organiser, or as shown pop a cute faux succulent pot in it for an on trend decorator piece.


75m of 12 ply yarn or you can double strand an 8ply yarn (sample shown is Moda Vera Egerton Twist)

5mm hook

Darning needle

Stitch marker

Abbreviations: (US terms)

Ch: chain

Sc: single crochet

Hdc: half double crochet

Dc: double crochet

Skp: skip

Anything between *…* is repeated to the end of the round.

Anything between {…} is worked into the same stitch.


Ch4, sl st the first ch to the last ch to create a ring.

Round 1: Working into the ring, sc6, place a marker in the first st. You will remove and replace this marker at the start of each round. (6)

Round 2: {sc2} in each st (12)

Round 3: *sc1, {sc2} in the next st* x6 (18)

Round 4: *sc2, {sc2} in the next st* x6 (24)

Round 5: *sc3, {sc2} in the next st* x6 (30)

Round 6: *sc4, {sc2} in the next st* x6 (36)

Round 7: *sc5, {sc2} in the next st* x6 (42)

Round 8: *sc6, {sc2} in the next st* x6 (48)

Round 9: *sc7, {sc2} in the next st* x6 (54)

Rounds 10-14 sc54 (54)

Rounds 15-16 Hdc4, sc14, hdc4, sc32 (54)

Round 17: Hdc4, dc14, hdc36 (54)

Round 18: dc30, {dc1 and skp1} x 9, dc7 (46)

Round 19: Hdc4, sc6, ch10, skp2, sc6, hdc28 (54 including chains made)

Round 20: Sc10, sc12 around the ch10 , sc34 (56)

Round 21: Sc56

Finish off and weave your ends in with a darning needle.