You will need:
No. 3 Crochet Hook
1 Skein yarn
1 stitch marker (a safety pin, paperclip or cotton swab will work)
Ch. 3, join in a ring.
Row 1. 6 Single Crochet in ring. = 6 sc's
Row 2. 2 Single crochets in each stitch. = 12 sc's
Row 3. * Increase one by working 2 Single crochet in next stitch., 1 Single Crochet in next stitch. Repeat from * around row. = 18 sc's
Row 4. * 2 Single crochet. in next stitch., 1 Sing;e crochet in each of the next 2 sts., repeat from * around Row. = 24 sc's
Continue to increase in this manner 6 times in each Row, until work measures 10 inches in diameter. Work even for 1 inch. Then decrease by skipping every 10th st. in every Row to desired head size. Work 2 rows even. Break yarn and fasten.
From Minerva Yarns 1936
Free pattern Easy crochet flower appliqué tutorial
is here http://lanahobby.blogspot.com/2011/01/easy-crochet-flower-applique-tutorial.html