I made these holly leaves with berries for decoration my Elf’s hat. I want to share with you this pattern so you can use it during this year Christmas preporation.
Yarn: Use Medium weight yarn, such as ZZ Twist Yarn – small amount of white, green and red color.
Notions: Scissors, yarn needle.
Crochet hook: 7 (4,5 mm)
Ch – chain
Sc – single crochet
Ss – slip stitch
St(s) – stitch(s)
Dc – double crochet
Row 1: ch 10, hdc in 3rd st, hdc in the same st, *dc in the next st, 2 dc in the next st*repeat twice, dc in the next st, hdc in the next st, sc in the next st, ch, sc in the same st,
hdc in the next st, dc in the next st, *2 dc in the next st, dc in the next st*repeat twice, 2 hdc in the same st, ss in the 2nd ch.
Row 2: (working in the back loops only) *2 ss, sc, ch 2,
The time to make picot. Insert your hook through the top and side ‘leg’ of the sc below the chain stitches. The pictures below shows where to insert your hook. Now wrap the yarn around your hook and pull through all the loops on your hook to finish the slip stitch. Picot complete.
ss* repeat 3 times.
Ss in the 5 stitches, *sc in the next st, ch 2, and ss into the sc below the chain (making a picot), ss in the next 2 sts* repeat twice, sc in the next st, ch 2, and ss into the sc below the chain (making a picot), ss in the next 3 sts, sc, ch 2, and ss into the sc below the chain (making a picot), ss in the same st. Break yarn.
Use slip stitches for decoration the leaves.
Make 2 leaves.
Row 1: Magic ring with red color yarn, 6 sc into the ring, ss in the 1st sc. Pull tight.(6)
Row 2-3: sc in the each st around.(6)
Row 4: *2 sc * around. Break yarn.(3) Make 3 berries.
Sew the leaves together. Then sew the berries.
Sew holly leaves to the hat or make the brooch.
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