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.
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 () 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.