FREE Remembrance Crochet Poppy Pattern


Crocheted Poppy 


Remembrance Crochet Poppy Pattern
Instructions on how to crochet this remembrance Poppy. 
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Materials Needed 

* Scheepjes Catona Cotton 4 ply yarn
    1 x 10g Ball of Forest Green  #412
    1 x 10g Balls of Poppy Rose #390
    1 x 10g Ball of Jet Black  # 110  
* 3mm Crochet Hook (US D/3)
Tapestry Needle
* 3 x Stitch Markers
* Safety Pin


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Stitch Directory

(Click on the stitch for a video) 

Ch             - Chain Stitch
Sc             - Single Crochet
Inc            - Increase (Do 2 sc in next stitch) 
Dec2tog   - Decrease (Sc the next two stitches together)
BLO         - Back Loop Only
Rnd          - Round 
Nxt           - Next 
St(s)         - Stitch(es) 
SM           - Stitch Marker


Pattern Notes 

* No tension gauge is required.
* Finished Poppy size - 6cm wide by 7cm high.
* Pattern is written using US terminology.
* Pattern is suitable for a beginner.


Stitch Conversion (If needed)

US to UK/Australia terms
(US) Single Crochet (Sc) same as (UK) Double Crochet (Dc)



Poppy Centre 

using Jet Black #110 yarn 

Magic circle start, Sc9
Rnd 1 - Sc in all sts, (9). Fasten off.
Place a SM between stitches 3 & 4 and 6 & 7 and after the 9th stitch.

Poppy Centre 


Poppy Petals
Working in the next 3 sts only (up to the next SM)
Attach Poppy Rose #390 yarn
Row 2 - Ch1, BLO Sc in same st as ch1, BLO Sc in nxt 2 sts, (3), Ch1, turn.
Row 3 - (Inc in nxt st) 3 times, (6), Ch1, turn.
Row 4 - Sc in nxt st, (Inc in nxt st) 4 times, Sc in nxt st, (10), Ch1, turn.
Row 5 - Dec2tog, Sc in nxt 6 sts, Dec2tog, (8), Ch1, turn.
Row 6 - Dec2tog, Sc in nxt 4 sts, Dec2tog, (6).
Fasten off

Repeat Rows 2 - 6 inclusive, for the other two petals.

1st petal Completed 


2 petals completed 

Secure the end. When securing the yarn tails closest to the
centre of the poppy, carefully join the petals together on
Rows 2 and 3 as desired.  


Using Forest Green #412 yarn
Magic Circle Start, Sc4
Rnd 1 - (Inc in nxt st, Sc in nxt st) 2 times, (6)
Rnd 2 - (Inc in nxt st, Sc in nxt 2 sts) 2 times, (8)
Rnd 3 - (Inc in nxt st, Sc in nxt 3 sts) 2 times, (10)
Rnd 4 - (Inc in nxt st, Sc in nxt 4 sts) 2 times, (12)
Rnd 5 - (Inc in nxt st, Sc in nxt 5 sts) 2 times, (14)
Rnd 6 - (Inc in nxt st, Sc in nxt 6 sts) 2 times, (16)
Rnd 7 - (Dec2tog, Sc in nxt 4 sts, Dec2tog) 2 times, (12)
Rnd 8 - (Dec2tog, Sc in nxt 2 sts, Dec2tog) 2 times, (8)
Rnd 9 - (Dec2tog) 4 times, (4)
Rnd 10 - (Dec2tog) 2 times, (2)
Fasten off, position the leaf and using the yarn tail sew onto the back of the poppy’s centre.

Completed poppy with leaf 


Traditionally, the remembrance poppy is worn on the left lapel, close to your heart with the leaf pointing to 11 o'clock. 

Pop a Safety pin into the centre of the back.


Completed poppy 

All done, hope you enjoyed making your poppy!


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