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Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Poppy Garland

This Crochet Poppy Garland is designed to be worked up quickly for bulk poppy making and yarn bomb projects. 



Stitches - US terms used

SS - slip stitch
Ch - chain stitch
SC - single crochet
TR - treble (yarn over twice, pull through 2, yarn over pull through 2, yarn over pull through 2)


*Row 1 working in black yarn

Ch 4, join with a  SS into a loop (or use a magic loop or other loop method as preferred)


Row 2 


SC 8 into ring, join with SS


Chain 10 - 30 (or more) stitches depending on desired distance between poppies

Repeat from * for length of desired garland


Row 3 working in red yarn

Using a SC, Join yarn anywhere into the single crochet stitches of row 2. **Ch 3 skip a stitch of previous row and SC into next stitch repeat from ** 3 times leaving off the last SC, instead SS to first SC of row.


Row 4


***Working into Ch 3 space work SC, Ch 3, 10 TR, Ch 3, SC

Repeat from *** 3 more times, SS to finish.




Pro tips:

  • Work over red yarn end as you go to minimise weaving in.
  • Back your garland with fabric for extra visibility.




This poppy garland pattern can be seen in the Z-Special tribute.

Z Special Unit - Lest We Forget


6 comments:

  1. I love this Stella! For remembrance, it's terrific. And looks easy!
    Especially stunning on the white back ground.

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    1. The white background certainly helped to make it stand out. Easy and fast were the main priorities, I want to get some thicker yarn to try it with though.

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  2. Oh this is gorgeous Stella, I particularly like the one on the white background as the colour really pops there. Very pretty. - Tasha

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    1. I hope to get back to making more before November...but I've got so many other projects on the go it might not happen.

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