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free pattern: plumeria flowers

This Plumeria is the first design that I’ve completed since my arrival in South Africa. I first encountered these beautiful flowers on holiday in Hawaii, so I was delighted to discover that they grow here too! Picking up fallen blossoms on my travels, I started to look at the intriguing spiral petal formation, and wondered if I could reproduce it in crochet… Turns out, the answer was yes :)

Here’s the resulting design:

plumeria flower crochet pattern by planetjune

I tried to take a photo of my inspiration for you, but by that time almost all the blossoms had fallen (it’s autumn here!) and all I could find were these two tiny specimens on a rainy day. But the lighting conditions gave my photos this lovely ethereal glow, so that’s okay:

plumeria flowers

And now you can use my pattern to make your own plumeria blooms, wherever in the world you happen to be. Crochet a touch of the tropics with these exotic plumeria blossoms. Use a plumeria flower to make a beautiful pin or hair accessory, or to embellish anything! My pattern includes three different petal designs – choose your own colours to make custom blooms.

plumeria flower crochet pattern by planetjune

The Plumeria crochet pattern is free for you to use. If you’d like to thank me with a donation, you’ll get a handy printable PDF version of the pattern as a thank you :)

Enjoy!

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14 Comments »

  1. Lindy said

    I love your crocheted plumeria flowers! They’re brilliant, and I also love the photos you took. Love, Lindy xx

  2. How lovely. Very special indeed.

  3. This is gorgeous!!! I will definitely be whipping up some of these beauties very very soon :)

    xo
    wink

  4. Eve said

    They are so lovely and are growing in my backyard here too!

  5. candice said

    Love these! I’m going to make headbands for my niece, these will be perfect little accents :)

  6. can I share plumeria flowers….? Thanks a lot

    • June said

      Lucia, as I say above: Feel free to use items made from this pattern however you wish, but I’d appreciate credit as the pattern designer. Please do not reproduce the pattern anywhere else; instead post a link to http://www.planetjune.com/plumeria :)

  7. Craftycards67 said

    HI June!
    I just recently came across ur blog. I crochet just a little(very little..lol). I do cards & scrapbooking..the cards being my main passion..but dabble in other crafts occasionally.
    I found your blog when I was looking up idea’s for the shrink plastic I had just bought. Oh how I DRREEAAMM of how having my very own space JUST 4 crafts *sigh*.
    Good luck at re-assembling ur room! Hope it goes well for u & that u get well & STAY well. I grew up w/bronchitis…it’s NO fun!
    I was diagnosed w/fibromyalgia, bursitis, osteoarthritis n my knees, right ankle & low back n 2003. I live n constant unrelenting pain & use my crafts as therapy & a way to get lost when the pain level goes up. I unfortunately spend way more time n bed than I do @ my crafting table..I’d spend most of my time their if my body wld let me get away w/it! LOL.
    By the way…you didn’t say why the move? & where did you move from.
    Happy Crafting,
    Mandy

    • June said

      Nice to hear from you, Mandy – I agree that crafting is a great way to take your mind off your pains! We moved from Canada because my husband got a job here in Cape Town. (I try not to go over and over the same stuff in my posts so I hopefully don’t bore my long-term readers too much, but if you’re interested I first talked about the move back last November and I’ve posted about our progress ever since :) )

  8. Craftycards67 said

    Did I see that u injured ur ribs?? OUCH! SO sorry…I DO hope your feeling bttr really really soon & back on your feet crafting away! I’m working on mini album pages for my Mom. She had a little accordin ford album but the silly goofs that made..GLUED the bottom of the window so the pict doesn’t hv a place to fit down n too & they fall out..so I’m turning them n2 mini scrapbook pgs for her. Can’t sleep again tonight..pain level too high again(&whininnggg dog drivin me up the wall real fast! VVRRROOOOMMM…there I gooooo..rofl. So I’m working on those pgs..while trying to think of a sketch for a wedding card I NEED 2 get DONE! LOL.
    Anyway, will stop boring u now(I tend 2 forget & go on about my crafts..lol)…wishing u well & a speedy recovery. Think it is finally time 4 me to “try” to going to bed now for just for little while.
    Mandy

  9. Pam B said

    Could you tell me the best brand of yarn to use for these?

  10. Clarke G. said

    Hello there, is this pattern still available? It’s beautiful!! I’d love to try it.

    • June said

      Yes, it is! Just click the link at the end of the above post to go to the pattern :)

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