Saturday, November 14, 2009

Crochet Holly Leaf Crochet Geek


Crochet Holly Leaf

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial: Crochet Holly Leaf

Video Tutorial: Left Hand Crochet Holly Leaf

Skill Level - Easy

Abbreviations
SC - Single Crochet
HDC - Half Double Crochet
DC - Double Crochet
TC - Triple Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch
EA - Each

Materials
Size I/5.5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

Chain 15.

Round 1:

  • Work 1 SC in each of the next 2 Chains.
  • Work 1 HDC in each of the next 2 CH.
  • Work 1 DC in each of the next 2 CH.
  • Work 1 TC in each of the next 2 CH.
  • Work 1 DC in the next CH.
  • Work 1 HDC in the next CH.
  • Work 1 SC in the next CH.
  • Working on the opposite side
  • Work 1 SC in the same chain
  • Work 1 HDC in the next CH.
  • Work 1 DC in the next CH.
  • Work 1 TC in each of the next 2 CH.
  • Work 1 DC in each of the next 2 CH.
  • Work 1 HDC in each of the next 2 CH.
  • Work 1 SC in each of the next 2 Chains. SL ST to join.
Round 2:

  • Work 1 SC in the next stitch, CH 2, SL ST in the top of the SC. SC in the same stitch. SL ST in ea of the next 2 STS
  • *Work 1 HDC in the next stitch, CH 2 SL ST in the top of the HDC, HDC in the same Stitch. SL ST in ea of the next 2 STS. Repeat this part 2 more times from *.
  • Work 1 SC in the next stitch, CH 2, SL ST in the top of the SC. SC in the same stitch. SL ST in ea of the next 2 STS
  • Slip stitch along the bottom of the leaf and around the stem.
  • Work 1 SC in the next stitch, CH 2, SL ST in the top of the SC. SC in the same stitch. SL ST in ea of the next 2 STS
  • *Work 1 HDC in the next stitch, CH 2 SL ST in the top of the HDC, HDC in the same Stitch. SL ST in ea of the next 2 STS. Repeat this part 2 more times from *.
  • *Work 1 SC in the next stitch, CH 2, SL ST in the top of the SC. SC in the same stitch. Repeat one more time from * if you would like a point at the top of your leaf.
This leaf can easily be modified and made to be a larger leaf with a longer chain and more stitches.


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