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Learn How to Crochet a Flower with Vanessa from The Crafty Gemini! (Plus a Giveaway)

August 12th, 2014

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Today, we’re sharing a tutorial from the talented Vanessa from popular YouTube channel, The Crafty Gemini. Vanessa’s tutorial shows you how to easily create a Crochet Flower using Bonbons yarn! Whether for fun embellishments, or to enjoy all on their own, crochet flowers are quick and customizable, and only require a little bit of yarn.

Watch Vanessa’s video below to get started!
Get pattern here: Crochet Flower

P.S! Although Vanessa’s giveaway has ended, we’ve got a new giveaway for you, find more details below the video.

If you like Vanessa’s tutorial, check out her YouTube, The Crafty Gemini!

Enter for a chance to win 3 packages of Bonbons.
Two winners will have the chance to select three packs of Bonbons as a prize, colorways of their choice! (8/15-8/22)



1. Entries must be received by August 22nd, 11:59:59 pm, EST.
2. Must be 18 or older to enter.
3. One entry per person.
4. Shipping only within U.S and to Canada

»Click here« to enter if the form below doesn’t work.

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  • Charlene Cain

    Loved the tutorial and the hosts calm and sensible demonstration of how to follow the crochet pattern! Many thanks!

    • CraftyGemini

      So glad you enjoyed the tutorial. Thx!

  • Louise60

    Good move in teaming up with Vanessa! I have subscribed to her channel on Youtube for a while now and think that her enthusiasm and her clear instructions make her such a gem. I hope we’ll see more of her on the Lion Brand Blog.

    • CraftyGemini

      Aww. Thanks, Louise! Your support is much appreciated! xo

  • Lori

    Great tutorial! Thanks for the giveaway!!! I love the Bon Bons!!!

    • CraftyGemini

      Thanks, Lori! Glad you enjoyed it. :)

  • Louise66

    Loved the video. How cute. Will definitely try this

    • CraftyGemini

      Thanks! Let us know how it works out for you! :)

  • Marianne

    Great tutorial. I’m off to find Vanessa’s Youtube channel and subscribe!

  • Debbie Hall

    Thanks for the tutorial!!! I can’t wait to try this!

  • Meri Louise Noyes

    Love the Lion Brand Yarn

  • Mary Brooks Schlesinger

    Thanks now I know how to make flowers.