Crochet Poinsettia Pattern
Free Christmas Crochet Pattern

A crochet poinsettia is a great addition to your Christmas decorations. You can sit it by your fireplace and it will not wilt or die from the heat!

Follow the easy step-by-step instructions of this free crochet pattern to make this poinsettia plant for your home. There is absolutely no charge for personal use of this Christmas themed crochet pattern.

Free Crochet Pattern for Christmas:
How to Crochet a Poinsettia

Crochet Poinsettia - Free Crochet Pattern


REQUIRED MATERIALS

These flowers may be made with any of AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY products listed below:

Material: "GEM" CROCHET COTTON, Article 35, Size 30
Quantity for 5 Flowers:
7 Balls Bright Red, 3 Balls Hunter Green, 1 Ball Yellow
Size of Needles: Steel 10, Steel 12

OR

Material: "PURITAN" CROCHET COTTON, Article 40
Quantity for 5 Flowers:
4 Balls Red, 2 Balls Kelly Green, 1 Ball Yellow
Size of Needles: Steel 10

OR

Material: "DE LUXE" CROCHET COTTON, Article 346
Quantity for 5 Flowers:
4 Balls Red, 2 Balls Kelly Green, 1 Ball Yellow
Size of Needles: Steel 10

5 - 15 Inch Lengths of Heavy Wire
16 Yards Medium Wire
Green Crepe Paper

NOTE(s)

Flowers and leaves are worked with a double strand of thread if "GEM" Crochet Cotton is used and a single strand if "PURITAN" or "DE LUXE" Crochet Cotton are used unless otherwise stated.

STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS

Half Large Petal

With Red and No. 10 hook ch 3, s c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in next st of ch, ch 1 to turn all rows.

2nd to 8th Rows. 1 s c in each s c.

9th Row. Working in s c increase 1 st at the beginning of row.

Work 2 rows even.

12th Row. Increase 1 st at end of row.

Work 5 rows even.

18th Row. Decrease 1 st at end of row (to decrease: * insert hook in next st, pull loop through, repeat from * once, thread over and work off all loops at one time).

Work 1 row even.

20th Row. Increase 1 st at end of row.

Work 1 row even.

Repeat the last 2 rows once.

24th Row. Same as 20th row.

25th Row. Same as 9th row.

26th Row. Same as 18th row.

Work 1 row even.

28th Row. Same as 12th row.

29th Row. Same as 9th row.

Work 7 rows even.

37th Row. Decrease 1 st at beginning of row.

38th Row. Same as 12th row.

Work 3 rows even.

42nd Row. Same as 18th row.

Work 1 row even.

44th Row. Same as 18th row.

Work 3 rows even.

48th Row. Same as 18th row.

Work 2 rows even.

51st Row. Same as 37th row.

52nd Row. Same as 18th row.

Work 1 row even.

54th Row. Same as 18th row.

Work 1 row even.

56th Row. Decrease 1 st, cut thread.

Work 11 more sections in same manner.

Half Medium Petal

Work same as half petal for the first 25 rows.

Work 5 rows even.

31st Row. Decrease 1 st at the beginning of row.

Work 1 row even.

Repeat last 2 rows twice.

Work 2 more rows even.

39th Row. Same as 31st row.

Work 1 row even.

41st and 42nd Rows. Decrease 1 st in each row, cut thread.

Work 7 more sections in same manner.

Half Small Petal

Work same as half large petal for the first 24 rows.

25th Row. Decrease 1 st at beginning of row.

Work 1 row even.

Repeat last 2 rows once.

Work one more row even.

30th Row. Decrease 1 st at end of row.

31st Row. Same as 25th row.

32nd Row. Decrease 1 st, cut thread.

Work 5 more sections in same manner.

Place the straight edge of 2 halves together. Working through both sections and over a medium wire leaving about a 3 inch length, attach Red in 1st row, then work 1 s c in each remaining row, cut thread. All size petals are joined in same manner.

Leaf

With Green ch 2, 2 s c in 2nd st from hook, ch 1, turn.

2nd, 3rd & 4th Rows. 1 s c in each s c, ch 1 to turn all rows.

5th Row. 1 s c in next s c, 2 s c in next s c.

6th Row. 1 s c in each of the next 2 s c, 2 s c in next s c, then work 1 row even.

8th Row. Working in s c increase 1 s c at beginning and end of row.

9th Row. Work even. Repeat the last 2 rows once.

Next 4 Rows. Increase 1 s c at beginning and end of each row, then work 1 row even.

Next 3 Rows. Increase 1 s c at beginning and end of each row, then work 1 row even.

Next 4 Rows. Increase 1 s c at beginning and end of each row (30 s c in last row).

25th Row. Decrease 1 s c at beginning of row, 1 s c in each remaining s c, working 2 s c in last s c.

26th Row. Decrease 1 s c at end of row.

27th Row. Decrease 1 s c at beginning and end of row.

28th Row. Decrease 1 s c at beginning of row.

29th Row. Decrease 1 s c at end of row.

30th Row. Same as 25th row, then work 1 row even.

32nd Row. Increase 1 s c at end of row, then work 1 row even.

34th Row. Increase 1 s c at end of row.

35th Row. Increase 1 s c at beginning and end of row, then work 1 row even.

37th Row. Decrease 1 s c at beginning of row.

38th Row. 1 s c in each of the next 24 s c, decrease in next 2 s c (25 s c).

39th Row. Same as 25th row.

40th Row. Sl st in each of the next 2 s c, 1 s c in each of the next 21 s c, decrease in next 2 s c.

41st Row. Decrease in 1st 2 s c, 1 s c in each of the next 17 s c, decrease in next 2 s c.

42nd and 43rd Rows. Decrease 1 s c at beginning and end of each row, then work 1 row even.

45th Row. Decrease 1 s c at beginning and end of row, then work 1 row even.


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