Crochet Four Leaf Clover

A quick make and last minute idea to prevent yourself from getting pinched on St. Patrick’s Day!

Skill Level | Easy
Finished Size | 3.5″ x 4″

introduction

About this Pattern


Need a quick little St. Patrick’s day project? This crochet four leaf clover is perfect for pinning to your shirt, attaching to a headband, turning into a pair of earrings or securing it to your bag. The possibilities are endless.

This is the project we recommend anyone try in the month of March for St. Patrick’s day. It works up in a matter of minutes and with only scraps of green yarn you probably already have on in your stash. You’ll use a variety of stitches in combination to create this perfect four leaf clover shape in just two rounds!

Before you begin, review this page entirely so you understand the full scope of the project. We prepared a list of recommended supplies, abbreviations, written instructions and a video tutorial to get you started.

getting started

Recommended Supplies


  • Approx 9.5 yards; Any medium weight yarn (Pictured: Red Heart Super Saver Spring Green)
  • 5 mm Crochet Hook
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors

FAQ: Can I use a different yarn?
Sure, as long as it’s in the same weight category. Check your gauge and adjust as needed so the sizing comes out right. The recommended yarn amount will likely be different too.

Yarn Substitution Resources:
3 Things You Must Do to Substitute Yarn

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pattern details

Abbreviations


This pattern is written using standard US crochet terminology.

  • Ch Chain
  • Dc Double Crochet
  • Hdc Half Double Crochet
  • Hk Hook
  • Rem Remaining
  • Sc Single Crochet
  • Slst Slip Stitch
  • Tc Treble Crochet
pattern notes

Additional Notes


Finished Size

3.5″ at widest point x 4″ long

Gauge

Use finished size to measure gauge.

You’ll use a variety of basic crochet stitches to complete one clover. If you are familiar with the stitches listed in the Abbreviations section, you will have no trouble with this pattern. The clover is worked in the round using two rounds. Beginner’s will find the video tutorial very useful if experiencing problems following the written instructions.

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the pattern

Written Instructions


Round 1: Ch 3 and join with a slst to the first chain to form a ring. [Ch 8. Slst in center of ring] four times. Ch 10. Slst in 2nd chain from hk and in each rem 8 ch. Slst in center of the ring.

Round 2: In ch 8 space *(Sc, Hdc, 4 Dc, 2 Tc, Dc, Hdc, Sc, Hdc, Dc, 2 Tc, 4 Dc, Hdc, Sc). Slst in center of ring. Rep from * three more times.

Finishing

Fasten off and weave in your ends. You’ll need to finger block or wet block your crochet four leaf clover to get the proper shape. I found that using my fingers was good enough to get the shape you see in the photos.


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