Poinsettia - Free Crochet Pattern

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Skill Level: Easy


Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn in Red. Size H-8 hook. Gold Chenille Stem (Pipe Cleaner). Pearl beads and Pearl topped pins.


Size: Approximately 4 inches across. 




ch - chain

hdc - half double crochet

sl st - slip stitch


FLOWERS (Make 2)

Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting at center, using Red and larger hook, ch 3, join with sl st to first ch to form ring; ch 1, 12 hdc in ring; join with sl st to first hdc. (12 hdc) DO NOT FINISH OFF.


First Petal

Row 1: Ch 1, turn, hdc in next 3 hdc. (3 hdc) Mark next st. Leave remaining sts unworked.

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, hdc in each hdc across.

Row 3: Ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc in last hdc. (2 hdc)

Row 4: Ch 1, turn, hdc dec. (1 hdc)

Row 5: Ch 1, turn, hdc in hdc. (1 hdc) Sl st in ends of rows down side of petal to marked st.


Next Petal

Row 1: Sl st in marked st, ch 1, hdc in same st, hdc in next 2 hdc. (3 hdc) Mark next st. Leave remaining sts unworked.

Rows 2-5: Rep Rows 2-5 of First Petal. Repeat Next Petal around until 4 petals are done. After 4 petals, finish off and weave in ends.


Assembly - Using the photo as a guide, cut the Chenille Stem into a 3” piece. Coil to form tight circle. Glue circles to center of 1 Flower.  Layer Flowers together in pairs so that all petals show and gold-centered Flower on top.  Thread a Pearl Bead onto each Bead-topped pin. Push pin through center of gold ring of each Flower.



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