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Friday, 17 December 2010

Crocheted Poinsettia

I like  poinsettias its good to see flowers in the cold winter months, this pattern makes a nice corsage or brooch. use as a decoration for a bag, hat or present, add a ribbon for a necklace or bracelet, have fun and enjoy
Knitted version of this pattern is at nezumiworld.blogspot.com/knitted-poinsettia remember to check out both the NezumiWorld Blog and the NezumiWorld main site for more patterns and information

Materials  
DK (Double Knit) yarn/ Light Worsted Yarn in red and green (poinsettias also come in white and green)
3.75mm/ 5/ F Crochet Hook
Yellow seed beads (I used size 6)

Key/ Abbreviations





Pattern 
Red Leaves (make 3) 
Green Leaves
Row 1: ch4

Row 2: 1 dc (UK)/ 1 sc (USA) into the 2nd ch from the hook, [1 dc (UK)/ 1 sc (USA) into next ch] x2, (3sts, chain does not count as a st)
Row 3: 1 ch, turn, 2 dc (UK)/ 2 sc (USA) into next st, 1 dc (UK)/ 1 sc (USA) into next st, (5sts, chain does not count as a st)
Rows 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8: 1 ch, turn, [1 dc (UK)/ 1 sc (USA) into next st] x5
Row 9: 1 ch, turn, 2 dc tog(UK)/ 2 sc tog (USA), 1 dc into next st, 2 dc tog(UK)/ 2 sc tog (USA)
Row 10: 1 ch, turn, 1 dc into next st3
Row 11: 1 ch, turn, 3 dc tog(UK)/ 3 sc tog(USA)











Green Leaves (make 3) 
Red Leaves
Row 1: ch5
Row 2: 1 dc (UK)/ 1 sc (USA) into the 2nd ch from the hook, [1 dc (UK)/ 1 sc (USA) into next ch] x3, (4sts, chain does not count as a st)
Row 3: 1 ch, turn, 2 dc (UK)/ 2 sc (USA) into next st, [1 dc (UK)/ 1 sc (USA) into next st] x2, (6sts, chain does not count as a st)
Rows 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10: 1 ch, turn, [1 dc (UK)/ 1 sc (USA) into next st] x6
Row 11: 1 ch, turn, 2 dc tog(UK)/ 2 sc tog (USA), [1 dc (UK)/ 1 sc (USA) into next st] x2, 2 dc tog(UK)/ 2 sc tog (USA)
Row 12: 1 ch, turn, [1 dc (UK)/ 1 sc (USA) into next ch] x4
Row 13: 1 ch, turn, [2 dc tog(UK)/ 2 sc tog (USA)] x2, ch
Row 14: 1 ch, turn, 2 dc tog(UK)/ 2 sc tog (USA)










To make up
Using the end lengths sew the red leaves together 








Add green leaves
Add the beads as little or as many as you like 

2 comments:

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