Monday, June 14, 2021

Crochet Poppy Flower - free pattern

Happy Monday crafty friends! Today I am sharing the poppy pattern I made more than a year ago. Poppies possess a wide range of meanings, but the red poppy symbolizes undying love, hope, remembrance and sacrifice. In Asian countries they are also symbols of success and good fortune as well as romantic love.  


*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”). 


Poppy pattern:

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).  

Row 5: ch1 and sc1 in all (18). Cut yarn and work the tail.        
Insert yarn in 1st st. of the other remaining 6 stitches and work the other side with the same pattern. Make another such petal. 
Place two sets of petals at opposite sides. For the filament in yellow (the center) ch6 and join to make a ring, then sc6 in ring. Work tails. Sew both center and poppy petals. Sew (scattered) beads in the center.

Leaves pattern

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).  


The amazing Poppies canvas in the pictures is from Photowall, (you can read about it over here), and there is still an ongoing 25% discount on their products, just apply code:  thelittletreasures25 at checkout. 


Shami Immanuel said...

Beautiful Poppy and model.Thanks for sharing the tutorial.

Maya Kuzman said...

Thank you dear!

Julie's Creative Lifestyle said...

You made such a pretty crocheted flower that is perfect for the summer. Thanks for sharing this tutorial.

Divya said...

Yet another versatile component from you Maya that can become a hairclip, brooch or pendant. Thanks for sharing.

Karren Haller said...

You are always so creative, your beautiful flower is a resemblance to the picture on the wall. Did you know I am featuring your Crochet Head Scarf on #omhgww this week? I hope you will stop by and share more of your inspiring crochet projects. Have a great weekend!

My thrift store addiction said...

How pretty, Maya! Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm!

handmade by amalia said...

Beautiful. And all the more so with this model and the background painting.

Oombawka Design said...

This Crochet Poppy Flower is beautiful! Thank you for linking up at our weekly Link Party! You are being featured at our Wednesday Party #404 this week. Here’s the direct link to the post in case you’d like to share your feature:
Hope to see you again next week! Rhondda