What you need

Size G (4.00 mm) crochet hook
A bit of green worsted weight yarn

A little leaf

  • Ch 6, slpst in second chain from hook
  • Sc in next chain
  • Hdc in next ch
  • Sc in the next
  • Slpst in next, you should now be at the end of your base chain, ch 1
  • Now, on the other side of the base chain, in the same stitches you already crocheted in, slpst in the same stitch you are in
  • Sc in next stitch
  • Hdc in the next
  • Sc in next
  • Slpst in next again
  • Slpst to the beginning stitch and end off, leaving a 6 – 8 inch tail to stitch with.
  • Using the tail, do some straight stitch through the center chain, giving a center vein to your leaf.  You could also do this in another shade of green to fancy it up a bit.

An even littler leaf

  • Ch 4
  • Slpst in 2nd ch from hook
  • 2 sc hdc in next ch (proofreader isn’t doing their job : )
  • Slpst in last chain, ch 1
  • On other side of base chain, slpst in the same stitch you are in
  • 2 sc hdc in next
  • slpst in last, slpst into first slpst and end off