How to make Fall Oak Leaves

Fall Oak Leaves

Materials:
I used worsted weight yarn (Red Heart Super Saver) but you can use any yarn you like. The finished size of the leaves will vary based on yarn used.

Gauge/Hook:
Hook – use appropriate hook for yarn used as recommended on the yarn label.
Gauge is not important for this project.

Size: Approximately 5″

Abbreviations:
beg: beginning
ch(s): chain(s)
dc: double crochet
hdc: half double crochet
sc: single crochet
sl st: slip stitch
st(s): stitch(es)
tr: treble

Slip stitches count as stitch for purpose of row stitch counts.

Row 1: Ch11, sc in 2nd ch from hook, 2hdc in next ch, hdc next 6 ch, 2hdc in next ch, [sc, hdc, dc, hdc, sc] in last ch; working around other side of beg ch, 2hdc in next ch, hdc next 6 ch, 2hdc in next ch, sc in last ch. Do not join. (27 sts)

Row 2: Ch1, turn, 2sc in first 2 sts, hdc 9 sts, 2sc in next st, sc next st, [sc, hdc, sc] in next st, sc next st, 2sc in next st, hdc 9 sts, 2sc in last two sts. Working across bottom of leaf, [sc, dc, sc] in center ch, join. (38 sts)

Row 3: *sl st next st, sc next st, [hdc, dc, hdc] in next st, sc next st, sl st next st*, repeat between * twice, sc, [hdc, dc, tr, dc, hdc] in next st; sl st next st, sc next st, repeat between * 3 times. Do not join.

Stem: Sl st next 2 sts, ch10, sl st in 2nd ch from hook and each remaining ch back to leaf, sl st in leaf. Fasten off.

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