How to make a crochet leaves? You can't make a real water lily but you can make the next best thing, a crochet version of the water lily. And its leaves, of course.
Free pattern for the water lily flower existed, thanks to Esther Chandler from Make My Day Creative!
It is a very well written and thoroughly detailed pattern and you can easily make one for yourself just by checking the pattern here on the website.
Well, I needed the leaves too. So I created the pattern for them. So if you want to make yourself a water lily with leaves;
Step 1: Check Esther’s pattern and finish the flower.
Step 2: Come back here, make the leaves.
Step 3: Enjoy, cheer up, make the world a better place…
Materials: 4 (US G-6) mm hook, 2 tones of Sport / Light DK yarn; 100 gram approx 230 m. (wpi: 13). (Brand used: Kartopu Flora)
Stitches Used: Chain stitches (ch), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), double crochet (dc).
Center ring: ch 3, sl st into first chain to create a ring or you can do a magic ring.
Rnd 1: ch2, work 12 dc in ring. Sl st first dc. (12 dc)
Rnd 2: ch 2 and 2 dc in same stitch, 2 dc in each dc around, sl st in the ch2. (24 dc)
Rnd 3: ch 2 and dc in same stitch, 2 dc in next dc *dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc* Repeat from *to* around. Do not join the end, turn. (36 dc)
Row 4: ch 1, sc in next dc, *sc in next dc, 2 sc in next dc* Repeat last 2 dc, sc in next 2 dc, turn.
Row 5: ch 2, dc in next 2 sc, 2 dc in next sc, *dc in next 3 sc, 2 dc in next sc* Repeat last 2 sc, dc in next sc, 2 dc in last sc,turn.
Row 6: ch 1 and sc in same stitch, sc in next 3 dc, 2 sc in next dc, *sc in next 4 dc, 2 sc in next dc* Repeat last 2 dc, sc in next 2 dc, turn.
Row 7: ch 2 and dc in same stitch, dc in next 6 sc, 2 dc in next sc, *dc in next 7 sc, 2 dc in next sc* Repeat from 3 times, slst in next sc (last round middle), *dc in next 7 sc, 2 dc in next sc* Repeat from *to* end.
Fasten off and weave in lose ends.
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