Maple leaves are one of the classic signs of Fall. When the maple leaves change colors, they are gorgeous to look at!
This free maple leaf crochet pattern is a step by step guide with photos that shows how to crochet maple leaves.
You might also like our easy crochet pumpkin pattern, too! It’s the perfect Fall decor!
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How to Crochet a Maple Leaf
Form a loop with the chain stitches by working a slip stitch through the first chain stitch.
Chain one and then work 11 SC (single crochet) into the loop.
Close the first row by working a slip stitch through the first top chain stitch of that round.
For the second row, work 2 chain stitches. Work a DC (double crochet) into the nearest chain stitch.
Close the second round of DC by working a slip stitch through the first top chain stitch of that round.
Work 2 DC into the nearest stitch.
Work 2 TC (triple crochet) into the same stitch.
Work a picot stitch next.
Work 2 DC into the same stitch again.
Skip the next chain stitch and then work a slip stitch into the 2nd next chain stitch.
Now, one of the 5 tips of the crochet fall leaf is ready.
Repeat the same process to crochet another fall leaf tip.
Next we will crochet the big, middle tip of the leaf.
Work 2 DC, 2 TC into the same chain stitch for the 3rd tip.
Then work a picot crochet stitch at the top.
Work 2 TC, 2 DC into the same stitch next.
Skip the next chain stitch and work a slip stitch into the 2nd next chain stitch.
For the last 2 small tips, the crochet pattern will be slightly different than the first 2 small tips.
Work 2 DC and then work a picot stitch.
Work 2 TC, 2 DC into the same chain stitch to form the 4th tip.
Skip the next chain stitch like we did before and work a slip stitch into the stitch.
Repeat the process to crochet the 5th and last leaf tip.
Chain 4 on hook.
Skip the chain stitch next to the hook and then work 1 SC (single crochet) into the next 2 chain stitches.
Work a slip stitch into the adjacent chain stitch of thee base pattern and pull out a few inches of the yarn.
Cut off extra yarn and use a tapestry needle to stitch the remaining yarn at the backside of the fall leaf pattern.
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