Crocheted Oak Leaves – Pattern

The crocheted oak leaves that inspired me to to create my first set of formal druid robes, and which will form a key component of those robes, look like this:

Crochet Oak Leaves

The pattern for these lovely leaves was created by Charlotta Wadman from In the Yarn Garden.  On her blog, she states that the pattern is free to share, but not to profit from, so please enjoy in that spirit, and check out her web site for other beautiful, nature-inspired crochet patterns!

Charlotta’s Instructions for Crocheting the Oak Leaves

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.

 

 

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