CROCHET PATTERNS (Crochet Flower Pattern #136 Matchstick Banksia) – 365 Crochet Flowers Bouquet Project


About Matchstick Banksia

Matchstick Banksia (Banksia Cuneata) is an endangered flowering plant native to Australia. It is a shrub or small tree, has prickly leaves and dome-shaped flower heads pink or cream.

How to Crochet a Matchstick Banksia?


Matchstick Banksia Crochet Flower Pattern

Banksia flower photo Banksia crochet flower pattern

Crochet Yarn

  • Embroidery cotton (6strands) colour A = pink, B = green, colour C = dark green.

Crochet Hook

  • 1.75 mm steel hook.

Details of components

  • inflorescence with pink coloured buds resembling matchsticks.

Crochet Flower Pattern

Crochet CalyxBanksia crochet calix centre

Start: using colour B, make 4ch, join with sl st, 1ch

R1: make 10 dc, join with sl st, 1ch

R2: make 10sc, join with sl st

R4: (make 3ch, skip 1st ch, 2sc, 1 sl st in next sc) x 10. Fasten off B.

Banksia crochet calix

Crochet CorollaMatchstick Banksia crochet bud

Start: using colour A, * make 10ch, change to colour B make 1 Clone knot = flower bud. Fasten off. Matchstick Banksia crochet buds

Make about 15-20 pieces on 9-11ch. Group them in a bunch and glue them together at bottom of calyx base.


This is it!  The crochet flower pattern is ready!

Matchstick Banksia crochet flower pattern Matchstick Banksia crochet flower

All photographs and crochet patterns instructions are the copyright of Meli Bondre. All patterns are for your personal use only.

If you have stumbled upon this page and you haven't heard about the 365 Crochet Flowers Bouquet Project, then feel free to check out the crochet patterns that I've designed so far!

Happy Crocheting!


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