Crochet Poinsettia Ornament


Crochet Poinsettia Ornament

This easy Crochet Poinsettia Ornament is a wonderful small project to add to your collection of homemade Christmas ornaments. You will love the beauty and simplicity of this crochet flower pattern. The pattern consists of only three easy-to-work pieces, so you'll be able to whip up a handful of these DIY Christmas ornaments in no time at all. Small balls of yarn and scraps work well for this festive flower. Perfect for all your Christmas decorating, this ornament also makes a great gift topper. Experiment with the colors to really brighten your Christmas tree!


For more wonderful Chrismas crochet crafts, check out our collection of free festive crochet patterns! 26 Simple Crochet Patterns for Christmas: Festive Crochet Ideas




  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn: Olive (A)
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn: Cranberry (B)
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn: Beige (C)
  • Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)
  • Large-Eye Blunt Needles


Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

Pattern Notes:

  • Poinsettia is made from 15 pieces: 6 Leaves, 6 Petals, and 3 Centers.
  • Leaves and Petals are worked along both sides of the foundation ch.


Leaf (make 6)
Beg at base of Leaf, with A, ch 10. 

Row 1: Sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 2 ch, hdc in next 3 ch, sc in next 2 ch, (sl st, ch 2, sl st) in last ch (tip of Leaf); working across opposite side of foundation ch, sc in next 2 ch, hdc in next 3 ch, sc in next 2 ch, sl st in next ch. 

Fasten off. Cut yarn leaving a long yarn tail.

Petal (make 6)
Beg at base of Petal, with B, ch 6. 

Row 1: Sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 2 ch, hdc in next ch, 5 hdc in last ch (tip of Petal); working across opposite side of foundation ch, hdc in next ch, sc in next 2 ch, sl st in next ch. 

Fasten off. Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail.

Center (make 3)
With C, ch 2.

Rnd 1: Work 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook; do not join - 3 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 2: (2 sc in next sc) 3 times - 6 sts.

Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail. Thread tail through sts of last rnd and pull to gather. Knot securely. Do not trim yarn tail.


Using yarn tails, sew Leaves together at base, sew Petals to Leaves, then sew Centers to Petals.

Knot a length of yarn in desired color to Poinsettia for hanging loop. 

Weave in ends.


For more pretty Christmas ornaments like this elegant crochet poinsettia, take a look at our downloadable ebook: Homemade Christmas Ornaments: 9 Easy Ornament Tutorials




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Can anyone help with how to join the pieces please? I'm only finding tutorials at making parts not joining them! Thanks

The colors selected to crochet this ornament make such a deep rich poinsettia. I try to add a new ornament every year. I think I will add more than one ornament this year because I want a lot of these. Beautiful.

Oh I have been looking for a pattern for a nice looking Crochet Poinsettia Ornament. Thanks! I will be making a ton of these and crocheting them together to make a long string to put on our Christmas tree. This pattern is very well written and easy to follow. So sweet!! Thank you so much for sharing this free crochet pattern.


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