Crochet Poppy and Leaf

Crochet Poppy and Leaf
Create your own Poppy and leaf for remembrance day. I have the video tutorial up on YouTube of how to make it step by step, and here is the written pattern. I think it is so important that we pay our respects to the service men and women of past, present and future. Please feel free to use this tutorial to make poppies to wear for yourself or to sell to make money for the charity. All I ask is that you make a donation– no matter how big or small 🙂

Pattern notes

Written in UK terms

This pattern gives you the basic principles for the wattle stitch, designed to help you create your own projects.

Video tutorial can be found at the base of the post.

Yarn used: Stylecarft Special DK in Lipstick, Black and Meadow

Hook used: 3.5mm (but larger or smaller can be used)

Crochet terms

ch- Chain
tr- Treble
dtr- Double treble
ss- Slip stitch
Unsure of the differences between UK and US terms? Need a refresher on how to do your stitches? In my ‘How to crochet: A handy reference guild’ EBook I help you with all of these terms and you can always have them to hand! You will also get exclusive access to free video instructions. You can find my EBook HERE.

To make the poppy

Foundation chain: ch4 and connect
First round: ch1, 10dc, connect
Second round: ch2, 2,tr, 2tr, 3dtr, 2tr, ch2, ss, ch2, 3tr, 2tr, 4dtr, 3tr, ch2, connect and tie off

To make the centre of the poppy

10dc into a magic circle and connect OR you could use a black button

To make the Leaf

Foundation: ch10 First side: 3tr in third ch from he hook, tr, tr, tr, htr, htr, dc, ss, ch 2 Second side: ss (in same space as previous ss), dc, htr, htr, tr, tr, tr, 3tr, connect to top of first tr. To continue on and add a stem: ch4, dc into 3rd chain from hook, dc into next ch, connect to base of leaf.

Watch n YouTube: CROCHET: How to crochet a Leaf | Bella Coco #ad

I hope you enjoy making this pattern. If you give it a go, share your photos with me on Twitter or Instagram at @bellacococrochet by using #bellacococrochet

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