Button Flower Pin

Button Flower Pins

This flower pin can be made with any colors of crochet thread or yarn that you desire. It doesn’t take many yards, so it’s perfect for using up scraps of thread or yarn! The optional edging around the flower petals gives the flower more visual interest. Enjoy creating some fun-to-wear and fun-to-give Button Flower Pins, using your favorite buttons or vintage buttons!



Small flower pin: 1 1/2” (3.8cm) diameter (with size 10 thread)

Large flower pin: 2 1/2” (6.4cm) diameter (with size 3 thread)





For small flower pin:

Size 10 cotton crochet thread

2 1/2 yds (2.3m) orange (A) [plus 2 yds (1.8m) for optional edging]

5 yds (4.6m) red (B) [plus 1 1/2 yds (1.4m) for optional edging]

Size 7 (1.65 mm) steel crochet hook


For large flower pin:

Size 3 cotton crochet thread

3 yds natural (A) [plus 2 1/2 yds (2.3m) for optional edging]

7 yds black (B) [plus 2 yds (1.8m) for optional edging]

Size D/3 (3.25mm) crochet hook


For both flower pins:

1/2” (1.3cm) diameter button (flat or shank)

1” (2.5cm) pin back

Hot glue gun (optional)

Tapestry needle