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Crochet Christmas Pointsettia Flower

We really love this crochet pointsettia. In fact, it's one of the nicest patterns we've found. The perfect addition to all your holiday decorations!

crochet Christmas pointsettia flower

Materials

  • yarn (red, yellow, green)
  • size E crochet hook
  • yarn needle

    Instructions

    Pointsettia Flower - center

    With yellow yarn, ch 5. Slip stitch in 1st chain to form a ring. In ring, work 7 sc. End with slip stitch in beginning ch-1. Fasten off, leaving a 6" tail of yarn.

    Pointsettia Flower - petal

    With red, ch 8. Skip 1st ch from hook. Work 1 sc, 1 hdc, 3 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc in each of the remaining chains. Remove hook from loop.

    With right side facing up, insert hook into top strand of any sc of the yellow center. Pull dropped loop from petal up through strand, yo and pull through loop. On opposite side of petal, work 1 sc, 1 hdc, 3 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc in each of the starting chains. End with slip stitch in first sc. Fasten off.

    first petal of Christmas pointsettia flower

    Make 5 more petals.

    all petals of Christmas pointsettia flower

    Pointsettia Leaf

    Ch 10. Skip 1st ch from hook. Sc in next 8 ch. 3 sc in last ch. Without turning piece, sc in next 6 stitches (back of starting chains). Hdc in next sc. 3 sc in same space. Hdc in same space. Sc in next sc.

    Ch 1. Turn.

    NOTE: Throughout piece from this point on, work in back strand of stitches only.

    Skip 1st sc. Sc in next 6 sc.

    Ch 1. Turn.

    Skip 1st sc. Sc in each of next 7 sc. Hdc in next space. Hdc in same space. 3 dc in next sc. Hdc in next sc. Hdc in same space. Sc in next 6 sc.

    Ch 1. Turn.

    Skip 1st sc. Sc in next 7 sc. Hdc in next sc. Hdc in same space. 3 dc in next sc. Hdc in next sc. Hdc in same space. Sc in next 7 sc. Ch 1. Slip stitch in next sc. Fasten off.

    Weave in loose ends of yarn.

    Repeat for second leaf.

    Christmas pointsettia leaf

    Finishing

    To "bunch up" the yellow center, thread yarn onto needle and run needle through the top of two sc directly across from each other. Run the needle across two opposite sc. Pull the yarn snug. Run the ends of the yarn down through the center and weave in on the backside.

    Christmas pointsettia flower center 1 Christmas pointsettia flower center 2 Christmas pointsettia flower center 3

    Position leaves and flower and sew together.






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