Crochet Four Leaf Clover

A quick make for St. Patrick’s Day!

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

Crochet a four leaf clover as a last minute gift idea for your coworkers and to prevent yourself from getting pinched on St. Patrick’s Day!


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.

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

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

Need to Print this Pattern?

You’ll find the full pattern for free here on this page. However, if you’d like a PDF version of this pattern to print or save for offline use, you can purchase it from our PDF shop.

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.

see how it’s done

Crochet Four Leaf Clover Tutorial

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