Add a dainty rosebud to your crocheting project, decorate a hat or lapel, or insert a bit of floral wire in the stem and display in your favorite bud vase -- there's no end to the ways you can use these dainty flowers! And this pattern is so quick and easy, you can crochet a whole nosegay or bouquet in no time at all. You can make this with any weight yarn and size of crochet hook -- a bulkier yarn and bigger hook will result in a bigger flower, while a lighter weight yarn and smaller hook will result in a smaller flower. This is an easy pattern that contains no abbreviations and uses only basic stitches. It's fast and simple, great for beginners. It uses US crochet terms. IMPORTANT! All patterns are designed by Rachel Kovaciny (Huggermugger) and are protected by copyright laws. You may make your own items from these patterns and sell them, but you may not reproduce or distribute this pattern in any form for any reason other than following its instructions yourself to crochet an item. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY chain double crochet half double crochet GAUGE 5 stitches = 1 inch in single crochet SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Finished rosebud measures 1 1/4" across and 3 1/2" around when following gauge. Optional stem adds 4" in length.