Crochet Tutorial: Trefoil Leaf Stitch

Blossom Lady
Sep 27, 2022 06:03 AM
Crochet Tutorial: Trefoil Leaf Stitch

This beautiful crochet leaf pattern is a great stash buster as it requires a small amount of yarn. It is a beginner-friendly pattern and makes beautiful leaves to be used in crochet projects all year round. A vibrant green leaf may signify the start of spring. Change it up with yarn of different colors to make leaves with fall colors of yellow, orange, and brown. Happy crocheting!

Instruction:

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 11 + 2

Techniques used in this stitch (British term / American term):

Chain stitch – ch

Double crochet / Single crochet – dc / sc

Treble / Double crochet – tr / dc

Double treble / Treble – d.tr / tr

3 Double treble cluster / 3 Treble cluster – d.tr.cl / tr.cl work in next way:

Work 3 incomplete double treble / treble in the same stitch, then yarn over hook and draw through all loops.

Row 1: 1 ch miss , work into foundation chain 5 dc/sc, 5 ch, 2 ch miss, *9 dc/sc, 5ch, 2 ch miss; rep from*, 5 dc/sc into 5 last foundation chains , turn.

Row 2: 5 ch, 1 d.tr/tr in fist dc/sc below, 3 ch, 1 d.tr.cl / tr.cl in the same dc/sc below, * 1 dc/sc in space of 5 ch, 3 ch, work 3 times: 1 d.tr.cl / tr.cl + 3 ch in fifth of 9 dc/sc below; rep from* , 1 dc/sc in space of 5 ch, 3 ch, 1 d.tr.cl / tr.cl in last dc/sc below, make one 2 Double treble cluster / 2 Treble cluster in the same dc/sc below, turn.

Row 3: 1 ch, 2 dc/sc in first cluster, 3 dc/sc in space of 3 ch, 2 dc/sc in next space of 3 ch, 1 dc/sc in dc/sc below, * 2 dc/sc in space of 3 ch, 3 dc/sc in next space of 3 ch, 3 dc/sc in top of second cluster, 3 dc/sc in space of 3 ch, 2 dc/sc in next space of 3 ch, 1 dc/sc in dc/sc below; rep from *. Work 2 dc/sc in space of 3 ch, 3 dc/sc in next space of 3 ch, 2 dc/sc in last d.tr/tr, turn.

Row 4: 1 ch, work into each stitch below 1 dc/sc in back loop, turn.

Row 5: 5 ch, 2 ch miss, work 11 dc/sc in back loop, * 5 ch, 3 ch miss, 11 dc/sc in back loop; rep fom*, 2 ch, 1 ch miss, 1 tr/dc in last dc/sc, turn.

Row 6: 1 ch, 1 dc/sc in tr/dc below, * 3 ch, work 3 times: 1 d.tr.cl / tr.cl + 3 ch in fifth of 9 dc/sc below; 1 dc/sc in space of 5 ch ; rep from* to end of row, turn.

Row 7: 1 ch, * 1 dc/sc in dc/sc below, 2 dc/sc in space of 3 ch, 3 dc/sc in next space of 3 ch, 3 dc/sc in top of second cluster, 3 dc/sc in space of 3 ch, 2 dc/sc in next space of 3 ch; rep from *, 1 dc/sc in last dc/sc below, turn.

Row 8: 1 ch, work into each stitch below 1 dc/sc in back loop, turn.

Row 9: 1 ch, 6 dc/sc in back loop, * 5 ch, 3 ch miss, 11 dc/sc in back loop; rep fom*, 5 ch, 3 ch miss, 6 dc/sc in back loop, turn.

Row 10: 5 ch, 1 d.tr/tr in fist dc/sc below, 3 ch, 1 d.tr.cl / tr.cl in the same dc/sc below, * 1 dc/sc in space of 5 ch, 3 ch, work 3 times: 1 d.tr.cl / tr.cl + 3 ch in sixth of 11 dc/sc below; rep from* , 1 dc/sc in space of 5 ch, 3 ch, 1 d.tr.cl / tr.cl in last dc/sc below, make one 2 Double treble cluster / 2 Treble cluster in the same dc/sc below, turn.

Repeat rows 3 - 10 until you have reached your desired length.

Color combinations

1 - Colors & rows:

1 - 3 Rows: green yarn.

4 - 7 Rows: light green yarn.

8 - 11 Rows: purple yarn.

12 - 15 Rows: green yarn.

16 - 19 Rows: light green yarn. 20 - 23 Rows: purple yarn.

2 - Colors & rows:

1 Row: brown yarn.

2 - 3 Rows: blue yarn. 4 - 5 Rows: brown yarn. 6 - 7 Rows: blue yarn. 8 - 9 Rows: brown yarn. 10 Row: blue yarn.

Crochet Tutorial: Trefoil Leaf Stitch
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Crochet Tutorial: Trefoil Leaf Stitch
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Crochet Tutorial: Trefoil Leaf Stitch
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