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Saint Patrick’s Day Crocheted Shamrock

Saint Patrick’s Day Crocheted Shamrock

The shamrock is worn as a badge on the lapel. Three is Ireland’s  magic number and the three petals that make up the shamrock is supposed to bring good luck.

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SKILL LEVEL

 
MATERIALS
  Medium (worsted) weight wool yarn 
      (Color green and    white)
  Size 5.0mm crochet hook

ABBREVIATIONS AND SYMBOLS
  SS = Slip Stitch (.)
  SC = Single Crochet (+)
  HDC = Half Double Crochet (Τ)
  DC = Double Crochet (DC)

INSTRUCTION
Rnd 1)
     Magic Loop + Chain 1 and into the loop.
     SS into the ring.
     Chain 5 and SS into the main ring.
     Chain 5 and SS into the main ring.
     Chain 5 and SS into the main ring for 3 leaves.
Stem:
  1)Chain 8
  2)Into the 3rd stitch 1 HDC + 1 HDC + 1 SC + 1 SC +
    + 1 SC + 1 SC (basically 2 HDC and 4 SC in the
    next 5 stitches)
  3)Slip stitch into the main ring    
  4)[Slip stitch into the loop and CH 1 + 1 SC + 2 HDC     
    + 3 DC + 2 HDC + 1 SC and slip stitch into the
    main ring]* Repeat 2 times
  5)Slip stitch into the main ring and finish off. 
Shamrock    
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