Create your own Crochet 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.
Once you’ve crochet yourself a few of these gorgeous little poppies, why not try whipping up some cosy makes too. Check out these 10 Cosy Crochet Patterns for Autumn.
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: Stylecraft Special DK in Lipstick, Black and Meadow
Hook used: 3.5mm (but larger or smaller can be used)
Pattern written in UK terms
Slip Stitch (ss): Insert hook into space, yarn over and pull through stitch and loop on hook
Chain (ch): Yarn over, pull through one loop on hook.
Double Crochet(s): dc(s): Insert hook into stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, you will have two loops on the hook. Yarn over, pull through remaining two loops.
Treble crochet (tr):Yarn over, insert hook into stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, you will have three loops on the hook. Yarn over, pull through two loops, yarn over, pull through remaining two loops.
Half Treble Crochet(s): htr(s): Yarn over, insert into stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, you will have three loops on the hook. Yarn over, pull through remaining three loops.
Double Treble(s): dtr(s): Yarn over hook twice, insert hook into stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, you will have four loops on the hook. Yarn over, pull through two loops, you will have three loops on the hook. Yarn over, pull through two loops, yarn over, pull through remaining two loops.
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 guide’ 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.
crochet Poppy Pattern
Foundation chain: Ch4 and ss in forth ch from hook to form a circle.
Round 1: Ch1, 10dc, ss to first dc to join.
Round 2: Ch2, 2tr, 2tr, 3dtr, 2tr, ch2, ss, ch2, 3tr, 2tr, 3dtr, 3tr, ch2, ss in next st and tie off.
Sew in ends
10dc into a magic circle and connect. Leave a long tail end for sewing onto the poppy OR you could use a black button.
poppy video tutorial
First side: 3tr in third ch from the hook, tr in next 3 sts, htr in next 2 sts, dc, ss, ch 2.
Second side: ss (in same space as previous ss), dc, htr in next 2 sts, tr in next 3 sts, 3tr in next st, join with ss in top of first st.
To continue on and add a stem: ch4, dc into 3rd chain from hook, dc into next ch. ss to base of leaf. Tie off leaving a long tail end for sewing.
Sew in beginning end.
Sew all pieces together using photos as a guild.
leaf video tutorial
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Philippa BowenOctober 24, 2022 at 10:12 am
The 2 petal poppy design is owned and Copyrighted by the Royal British Legion. ALL PROCEEDS FROM ITS DESIGN HAVE TO BE PASSED TO THEM.
BellaCocoTeamOctober 24, 2022 at 11:35 am
This pattern is for people to make them for themselves 🙂