Free Pattern and Video Tutorial:
Nothing says St. Patrick’s Day quite like a four leaf clover and so, I have prepared for you a quick and easy crochet four leaf clover. You can have one complete in about 15 minutes while using less than 10 yards of yarn. You’ll be surrounded by luck in no time! These crochet four leaf clovers are perfect appliques or embellishments, string them up as garland or pin them on your blouse for St. Patrick’s day. I just know you all will come up with a clever way to use them.
This quick little project is great for new crocheters. The simplicity of it keeps you motivated, and the variety of stitches will keep you focused. Follow along with the video tutorial for your first attempts and then challenge yourself to remember the techniques and make one on your own!
Crochet Four Leaf Clover
Crochet Pattern by B. Hooked Crochet, Copyright 2015.
Please do not copy, sell or redistribute this pattern without first obtaining my permission. Items produced using this pattern may be sold, however please do not use the photo above.
This pattern is written in US crochet terms
Gather your supplies
- Approximately 9.5 yards (5 g), worsted weight yarn for each clover (Pictured: Red Heart Super Saver Spring Green)
- 5 mm Crochet Hook
- Darning Needle
Gauge and Sizing
The finished clover should measure 4″ x 3.5″ when using worsted weight yarn and a 5 mm hook. You can adjust the sizing by choosing bulkier yarn/larger hook or lighter yarn/smaller hook.
- Ch – Chain
- Dc – Double Crochet
- Hdc – Half Double Crochet
- Sc – Single Crochet
- Slst – Slip Stitch
- Tc – Treble Crochet
You will need to know 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.
This video is also available in a left handed version. Click here to be directed to the left handed tutorial on YouTube.
Round 1: Ch 3. Join with a slst to the first chain to form a ring. Ch 8, slst into the center of the ring. Ch 8, slst into the center of the ring. Ch 8, slst into the center of the ring. Ch 8, slst into the center of the ring. Ch 10, slst into the 2nd chain from the hook and into each of the remaining 8. Slst into the center of the ring.
Round 2: In first ch 8 space, make the following stitches: Sc, Hdc, 4 Dc, 2 Tc, Dc, Hdc, Sc, Hdc, Dc, 2 Tc, 4 Dc, Hdc, Sc. Slst into the center of the ring. *In next ch 8 space, make the following stitches: Sc, Hdc, 4 Dc, 2 Tc, Dc, Hdc, Sc, Hdc, Dc, 2 Tc, 4 Dc, Hdc, Sc. Slst into the center of the ring. Repeat from * for the next two ch 8 spaces.
Bind off and weave in your ends. You will need to finger block or wet block your clovers to get the proper shape. I found that using my fingers was good enough to get the shape you see in the photos.