Here goes a free pattern for a Croco-Flower. It’s quite easy and gives you an interesting 3-D effect. It can be worked in any yarn weight. Enjoy it!
Ch 7, join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: * ch 10, sl st in next ch, rep from * around, join with sl st in first ch – (7 ch-10 loops)
Rnd 2: [sc, hdc, 8 dc, ch 2, 8 dc, hdc, sc] in first ch-10 sp * [sc, hdc, 8 dc, ch 2, 8 dc, hdc, sc] in next ch-10 sp, rep from * around, join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off. – (7 petals)
Finishing: Attach a 1” button sewn through the center of the flower.You may also sew Croco-Flower on a brooch setting so it is removable.
I wish I knew how to crochet.