Poinsettias, a classic Christmas flower, are a fun and easy motif to use in your holiday crochet projects! Because poinsettias prefer tropical climates, they require special care, but the crocheted version lasts for years and years, no matter the temperature. These 11 poinsettia crochet patterns offer options for making home decor, gift toppers, and more!
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Crochet a Beautiful Poinsettia Topiary
Bring some holiday cheer to your home with this potted topiary covered in crocheted poinsettias. Alessandra Hayden's clever pattern originally appeared in the book Crochet for Christmas by Salena Baca. You can buy the book in its entirety or download just this one pattern from Ravelry.
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Make a Holiday Dishcloth
Keep your dishes clean with festive dishcloths! This poinsettia pattern is one of 13 patterns so you can crochet a dishcloth each month (plus a bonus!). All of the designs come in a Leisure Arts eBook at one low price. And even though these are designed to be dishcloths, you might just find other ways to use this poinsettia and the rest.
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Craft Poinsettia Gift Toppers
Give your gifts a handmade touch with these crocheted poinsettias that come together in no time! Bulky yarn makes this a quick project that's also highly tactile. After the gift unwrapping is done, recipients can add a hanger to turn this into an ornament.
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Craft Tiny Poinsettia Flowers
Almost anytime you shrink something cute, it gets even cuter, which is certainly true of these mini poinsettias. Working at this size may be new to you, but it's worth the challenge. Add a pinback to transform this into a brooch or attach it to the top of a bookmark!
Miniature Poinsettia Crochet Pattern, $4, Happy Patty CrochetContinue to 5 of 11 below.
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Crochet Simple Poinsettias for Christmas
There are so many ways to crochet a basic poinsettia that you can choose the method that works for you. Knit and crochet expert Vickie Howell shows you her method so you can make bulky flowers for anything you like!
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Create a Holiday Poinsettia Wreath
Adorn a wreath with crocheted poinsettias for a fun way to decorate this Christmas. Even if you live in a cold climate you can hang this on your front door and not worry about the flowers wilting. Plus, it will last for years to come!
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Make a Spiral Christmas Flower
While these spiral flowers aren't intended as poinsettias, looking at the reddish one you can see the resemblance and they make a great modern version of the classic flower. Use this advanced crochet pattern for any place you might want to add a festive motif. Think scarves, placemats, or even a tree skirt.
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Crochet Poinsettias in the Round
This extensive pattern from Apple Blossom Dreams includes videos and how to starch your crocheted poinsettias for a different look. You can then use the sweet flowers to make garlands, gift toppers, a wreath, and more.Continue to 9 of 11 below.
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Make a Snuggly Poinsettia Blanket
Ready to cozy up by the fire or watch your favorite Christmas movie? Crochet this lap blanket with poinsettias in each square! The free pattern from Red Heart Yarn uses a granny square-like construction, which means you can take this project with you as you work on the pieces. Then join the squares with single crochet and add a final border.
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Craft an Adorable Crochet Poinsettia Pin
For this poinsettia project, you'll make each leaf, petal, and center individually and combine them together. This method gives each piece a great texture that's unique from many of the other patterns in this list. Plus the free tutorial shows you how to add a felt backing and wear it as a pin.
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Create a Dimensionals Poinsettia Washcloth
Even the bathroom gets in the holiday spirit with this washcloth! With a 3D poinsettia in the center, this intermediate pattern may not be the most utilitarian, but it is cute. Don't want a washcloth? Join a row of these squares together into a scarf!