CROCHET PATTERNS (Flower Pattern #83 Oxalis magnifica) – 365 Crochet Flowers Bouquet Project


Oxalis is a bulbous perennial plant, a type of wood-sorrel native to South Africa and South America. The leaves have three leaflets, which makes them quite similar to clover leaves. The flowers have 5 petals fused at base with colour varying from white to pink, red or yellow and 10 yellow stamens.

The variety I’ve chosen is called Oxalis magnifica and it is native to Oaxaca states, Mexico. The stems carry dozens of large, pink, attractive flowers all through the summer.


Crochet Oxalis Flower

Oxalis Magnifica photo

Oxalis flower crochet pattern

How to Crochet an Oxalis Flower?

Crochet Yarn

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

Crochet Hook

  •  1mm steel hook, 1.75 mm steel hook.

Details of components

  • bell-shaped, 5 petal flower with green at base and changing into yellow, white and pink
  • stamens with yellow anthers.

Crochet Flower Pattern

Crochet SepalsOxalis crochet sepals

Start: using D and 1.75mm hook, make 6ch, skip 1st ch and make 5sl st; continue with 4ch, join in ring with sl st, 1ch, and continue in round

R1: 5sc in ring, join with sl st, 1ch,

R2: [make in next sc 4ch, skip 1st ch, 1sc, 1hdc, 1sc, sl st in next sc] repeat 5 times = 5 sepals. Fasten off D.

Crochet PetalsOxalis petal

Start: using D and 1.75mm hook, make 4ch, join with sl st, 1ch, and continue in round

R1: 5sc in ring, join with sl st, 1ch,

R2: 5sc, join with sl st, 1ch,

R3: make 2sc in each of the 5sc = 10sts, join with sl st, 1ch,Oxalis finished crochet petal

From R4 we’ll start making each petal individually. We’ll turn work at end of each row.

R4: (RS) make 2sc in each of the next 2sc = 4sc, 1ch, turn

R5: 4sc, 1ch, turn

R6: same

R7: (WS) (2sc) in next sc, 2sc, (2sc) in next sc, change to colour C, fasten off D and turn

R8: 2ch, 1sc, 1dc, 2sc, 1dc, 1sc, change to colour B, fasten off C and turnOxalis crocheted petals

R9: 2ch, (2dc) in next sc, 1sc, 2dc, 1sc, 2dc in last sc, change to colour A, fasten off B and turn

R10: 1ch, 8sc, 1ch, turn

R11: 8sc, 1ch, turn

R12: 2sc in next sc, sc in next 6sc, 2sc in last sc, 1ch, turn

R13: 10sc, 1ch, turn

R14: (RS) 3sts-sc dec, sc in next 4sc, 3sts-sc dec, 1ch

R15: 6sc, fasten off A.

Tie colour D at base of precedent petal and repeat petal from R4 to R15 4 more times = 5 petals.

Crochet StamensOxalis crochet stamens

Start: using 1mm hook and colour C, (make 6ch, make a small clone’s knot and return to start with 5 sl st) repeat 5 times. Fasten off C.

AssemblyOxalis back

Group the stamens together, pull inside the corolla and secure. Insert corolla into the sepals’ nest and secure together.


This is it!  The crochet Oxalis magnifica is ready!

Oxalis crochet pattern Oxalis flower crochet pattern

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

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Happy Crocheting!

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