Easy Fall Crochet Leaves


crochet leaf pattern


Crochet leaves have always been one of the most popular motifs. This crochet leaf pattern is very easy. You can make these leaves with or without stem. I’ve made them using crochet thread size 10 and their size is about 1.5“ long with a stem. You are welcome to experiment with different yarn and hook sizes to achieve bigger leaves. I used these crochet leaves for my  Fall Wall Art .

Leaf- Free Crochet Pattern



Ch (Chs) – chain (chains)

DC- double crochet

HDC – half double crochet

Rnd – round

SC – single crochet

Sl St – slip stitch

St (Sts) – stitch (stitches)


Size: Leaf about 1.5” long



  • cotton crochet thread size 10
  • crochet hook size 6/1.8 mm



Ch 9 (this is a foundation chain);

Rnd 1. SC into 2nd Ch from the hook, HDC into next Ch, DC into each of next 3 Chs, HDC into each of next 2 Chs, working under 2 loops – 5 SC into last Ch (top). Working on opposite side of the Ch, HDC into each of next 2 Chs, DC into each of next 3 Chs, HDC into next Ch, 4 SC into last Ch (bottom). Side facing you is right side.

Rnd 2. SC into each of next 9 Sts, (SC+HDC+SC)- into next top St, SC into each of next 9 Sts, Sl St into each of next 2 Sts.

For the Leaf without Stem – make center ridge.

Center ridge made in surface slip stitch technique. After you make last Sl St, you have loop on your hook on the right side and working yarn on the wrong side.

Work along of the foundation chain with 1 St for each Ch. Insert your hook from the right side to the wrong side through the Ch of foundation chain, yarn over on the wrong side. Draw the yarn over loop through to the right side. Pull the yarn over through the loop on your hook (surface slip stitch made). Keep repeating these steps to the end of foundation chain.

crochet leaf pattern

For the Leaf with Stem – after Round 2 make a Stem:

Ch 5, Sl St into 2nd Ch from the hook and into each of next 3 Chs, Sl St into same St as Ch 5 started.

Make center ridge (see Instructions for center ridge above).


crochet leaf pattern

Fasten off and weave in the ends.


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You may also like this video – The Fall of the Leaves.

Enjoy your crochet leaf pattern!


You may also like another free crochet pattern for the Irish Lace Leaf Motif.


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