Monday, October 5, 2015

Crochet oak leaves



Some colorful oak leaves will cheer up a dark and rainy autumn day. This is my oak leaf crochet pattern!

Pattern in Swedish >>






MATERIAL

Hook: 2,5 mm.
Yarn: Järbo 8/4 (Mercerised cotton, 4 ply, fingering weight)
Approximate leaf size: 10 cm long , 5 cm wide


US CROCHET TERMS

st - stitch
sl st - slip stitch
ch - chain
sc - single crochet
hdc - half double crochet
dc - double crochet
tr - treble crochet


DESCRIPTION


Start by making 20 ch.

Round 1:
Start in 2:nd ch from hook. 4 sc, 4 hdc, 5 dc, 5 tr. 8 tr in the last ch, turn around.
Crochet mirrored on the way back i.e: 5 tr, 5 dc, 4 hdc, 4 sc. 1 sl st in the last ch.

Round 2:
1 hdc in 1:st sc of round 1, skip next st, [3 dc, 3 ch, 1 sl stin next st,
1 sl st, 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, [3 tr, 4 ch, 1 sl st] in next st,
1 sl st, 1 sc, 1 hdc, 3 dc, [3 tr, 4 ch, 1 sl st] in next st,
1 sl st, 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, [2 tr, 4 ch, 1 sl st] in next st.
1 sl st, [1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 tr] in next st.

Crochet mirrored on the way back, i.e:
[1 tr, 1 dc, 1 hdcin next st, 1 sl st,
[1 sl st, 4 ch, 2 tr] in next st, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc , 1 sl st,
[1 sl st, 4 ch, 3 tr] in next st, 3 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc , 1 sl st,
[1 sl st, 4 ch, 3 tr] in next st, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc, 1 sl st,
[1 sl st, 3 ch, 3 dc] in next st, skip next st, 1 hdc, 1 sl st in the last sl st of round 1.

Stalk:  ch 5, 1 sc in 2:nd ch from hook, 3 sl st, finish with 1 sl st in the last sl st of round 2.

Fasten ends.




CROCHET DIAGRAM




If you've got questions, or find any errors in this pattern, please tell me!
It would be very nice to see your leaves, so please tag images with #intheyarngarden or feel free to leave a comment with a link to your picture.  :)

Happy crocheting!



In the Yarn Garden 2015. All rights reserved. 
This is a free pattern designed by In the Yarn Garden, you can share it but not sell it. 
You can sell items made from this pattern, please credit In the Yarn Garden as designer.

15 comments :

  1. Simple gorgeous! Thank you very much for sharing the pattern. Have a lovely day! :-)

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    1. Thank you and you are welcome! :) Have a lovely day you too!

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  2. Thank you so much for sharing your pattern!

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    1. You are welcome! Have a lovely weekend!

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  3. Thank you for sharing your pattern. Can you tell me what type of yarn Jarbo 8/4 is please? I'm thinking with a 2.5mm hook it is going to be fairly fine.

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    1. You are welcome! Järbo 8/4 is a mercerised 4 ply Cotton yarn, fingering weight. Thanks for pointing out the lack of information. I will update the post.
      Have a lovely day!

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  4. Many thanks for the instriuctions!
    Best wishes, Rosemarie

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  5. Hi..i am wandeing if the pattern uses us or uk crochet stirches?

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    1. Hi! The description used US terms but in the diagram you can find both US and UK terms. Have a great day!

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  7. Absolutely stunning pattern and by far the best available online. Thank you for sharing, these are stunning ��

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    1. Thank you so much :)
      I'm really happy to hear that you like the pattern!

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    2. Merci pour le tuto, j'adore les couleurs que vous avez choisi tres jolie

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  8. Such a lovely pattern! Thank you. I will link back to this page so that others I know can find it too.

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