Crochet Poppy – FREE pattern
There are plenty of poppy patterns out in the internet but this is my favourite one that I have used for years. Used for decorations, post box toppers and displays over the years, theses poppies are quick, easy and look great.
Please remember though if you do make them into a broach, to please donate to the British Legion Poppy Appeal. You can donate here.
What you need
- DK yarn in black, red and green
- 4mm crochet hook
- Tapestry needle
Crochet Poppy Pattern
For the poppy
Using the black yarn C4 and slip stitch into first stitch to form loop. You can substitute this for a magic loop if you prefer.
Round 1: C3 (1st tr), 11 tr into central loop, sl st info first st (12 stitches)
Switch to red yarn.
Round 2: 2dc into each stitch (24 stitches)
Round 3: ch1 (counts as first dc), 1x dc into same stitch, 2tr into next stitch, 2dtr into next 3 stitches, 2 tr into next stitch, 2dc into the next stitch. Repeat pattern of 2dc in first stitch, 2tr into the next stitch, 3dtr into the next stitch, 2tr into the next stitch 3 more times. sl st into the first stitch of the round to finish.
Cast off and sew in ends.
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Round 1: ch1 and dc into the back of the second stitch from the hook. 1 dc in the back of every stick until the end
First side of the leaf: ch3 (counts as first tr) 2tr into same stitch, 1tr into next 3 stitches, htr into next 2 stitches, dc into next 3 stitches, sl st into last stitch.
ch1, sl st into first stitch on the other side of the leaf, 1dc into next 3 stitches, htr into next 2 stitches, 1tr into next 3 stitches, 3tr into last stitch. Sl st into the same stitch
Cast off and sew onto the back of the poppy.
And there we have it. I’d love to see your finished poppies over on instagram once they’re done. Tag me at @tippytupps