Poppy Brooch – Free Crochet Pattern
This year I decided to make my own poppy brooch for Remembrance Day and I think the end result is quite cute.
These poppy brooches are easy and quick to crochet, you can make a bunch of them and gift them to your friends and family. The perfect last-minute project before Remembrance Day.
The poppy is crocheted in one piece using black for the center and red for the petals and the leaf is crocheted separately and attached at the back.
I used DK yarn and a 3mm crochet hook and my poppy came out about 6cm tall, if you want yours bigger and turn it into an applique for blankets, clothes or shawls, use a bigger size hook or thicker yarn.
Read on to see how to crochet this beautiful poppy brooch for yourself.
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- 6cm tall
- crochet flowers
- red, black & green DK yarn
- 3mm crochet hook
- sewing needle
Written in US terms.
|magic ring||inc – increase|
|ch – chain||sc – single crochet|
|sl st – slip stitch||hdc – half double crochet|
|st(s) – stitch(es)||dc – double crochet|
|yo – yarn over||tr – treble stitch|
|blo – crocheting in the back loop only||dtr – double treble stitch|
Poppy Brooch Crochet Pattern
- The petal round is crocheted in the back loops of the black middle circle, but, if it’s easier for you, you can crochet them through the entire stitch. The middle circle will look a little smaller, but just as beautiful overall.
- The leaf is crocheted separately and you can attach it at any angle you like
- ch3 and ch2 in round 3 count as stitches
- the number at the end of each round is the number of stitches you should have
- the leaf is crocheted on both sides of the chain
With black yarn create a magic ring
Round 1: 6sc into the magic ring, pull the tail of the magic ring to close it = 6
Round 2: inc x 6, sl st in the first stitch, fasten off and weave in the ends = 12
Switch to the red yarn and join in any back loop stitch of the black piece
Round 3: ch3, 2dc blo in the same back loop, 3tr blo in the next back loop, 3dtr blo in the next back loop, 3tr blo in the next back loop, 2dc blo in the next back loop, ch2 and sl st in the same back loop as the 2dc blo, sl st blo in the next back loop, ch2, 2dc blo in the same back loop as the slip stitch, 3tr blo in the next back loop, 3tr blo in the next loop, 3dtr blo in the next back loop, 3tr blo in the next back loop, 3tr blo in the next loop, 2dc blo in the next back loop, ch2 and sl st in the same back loop as the 2dc, sl st in the first ch of ch3 you made at the beginning to close the round, fasten off and weave in the ends = 36
With green yarn, ch10
Row 1: sl st in the second ch from the hook, sc in next 2ch, hdc in next 2ch, 2dc in the next ch, 2dc in next ch, hdc, 3sc in the last ch, rotate your work around and continue to crochet on the other side of the chain, hdc, 2dc in next, 2dc in next, hdc in next 2ch, sc in next 2ch, sl st in next, fasten off and leave a long tail = 6
Assembling The Poppy Brooch
Weave the top tail of the leaf back down at the base, now you will have 2 tails at the base of it. Make a knot and weave in one of them.
Use that tail to sew the leaf at the back of the poppy flower.
Your poppy brooch is now complete. If you found this tutorial helpful, please share and Pin! Follow me on Pinterest HERE
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