*sport yarn and a 1.9mm hook
(UK 3) (US 5) for the poppy and leaves
*sewing thread in color matching the color of the poppy.
* sewing needle for sewing the poppy, leaves and beads.
* black seed beads
Stitches: chain (ch), chain space (ch-space), skip (sk), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), double crochet (dc), treble (tr), picot. American terminology used.
Measurements of finished poppy: 8cm (3.5”) curled.
Measurements of finished leaves: 6 cm (2.5”).
Foundation and round 1: ch8 and join to make a ring. Sc12 in ring. From here we are going to work just the 1st 6 stitches to make one petal for the poppy.
Row 1: hdc1 in every of those 6 stitches (6).
Row 2: Ch3 (counts as the 1st dc) dc1 again in 1st st and then dc2 in all (12).
Row 3: Ch3 and dc1 in 2nd st, dc2 in next, dc1 in next, dc2 in next, then in the 6th st, dc1 and tr1, tr1 and dc1 in the next st, dc2 in next, dc1 in next, dc2 in next and dc1 in last two remaining stitches (18).
Row 4: ch2 and then hdc1 in all (18).
For the leaves, ch15, and work the following starting from 2nd st from hook: sc1, hdc1, dc1 in next 3 sts, tr1 in next 2 sts, dc1 in next 3 sts, hdc1, sc1, sl st. One side down. Now repeat the pattern for the other side (in reverse): sl st, sc1, hdc1, dc1 in next 3 sts, tr1 in next 2 sts, dc1 in next 3 sts,, hdc1, sc1. To make a double leaf, chain 16 (1 more which you’ll leave as is, so that you can better overlap when sewing) and repeat leaf pattern. When done, cut yarn and work the tail(s).
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