Green leafy is super important for a flower bouquet or a home decoration, so here is our tutorial for leaves. Our crochet tutorial recreates it so perfectly. This Alocasia leaf has been well received in our bouquet videos because it makes them more outstanding. In addition, it’s not so difficult to learn. Now follow our tutorial and start crocheting!

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Alocasia leaf is an ornamental plant grown for the large heart or arrow shaped foliage that resembles elephant ears, hence the common name. This crochet Alocasia leaf has velvety deep green leaves accentuated with bold, light green veining. The large heart-shaped leaf makes a bold statement in any style room decor.

Why including a green leafy in bouquet or your crochet project

Adding some lovely green crochet leafy can make your crochet bouquet looks more vivid and good looking.

  • Provides greenery and fullness – The green leaves help fill out the bouquet and make it look lush and full. Flowers alone can look a bit sparse. The green foliage provides a nice backdrop for the colorful flowers.
  • Adds texture and visual interest – The different leaf shapes and sizes add variation in texture and visual appeal. This makes the bouquet more interesting to look at.
  • Balances colors – Green leaves help balance out bright or dark flower colors in the bouquet. They provide a nice neutral color that lets the flower colors pop.
  • Directs the eye – Strategic placement of leafy greens can help direct the eye throughout the bouquet and highlight focal flowers.
  • Provides support – The foliage helps provide structural support and a framework for the bouquet to hold the flowers in place.
  • Brings nature indoors – The greens give the bouquet a fresh, garden-picked look and help bring a bit of nature’s beauty indoors.

Some of our bouquets include this Alocasia leaf, which serves as the finishing touch to make these bouquets richer and more exceptional as a whole.

Other green leafy patterns

Remember to check our related green leafy patterns. We have large crochet leaf and fern leaf already posted.

  1. Crochet large leaf pattern – free pattern
  2. Crochet fern leaf pattern – free pattern

Pattern Notes:

  • Our pattern is written in US crochet terms.
  • Use stitch marker to mark the beginning of each round.
  • There is a video tutorial available for additional guidance.

Materials for Crochet Alocasia Leaf:

  • Yarn – light green, dark green
  • Hook – 2.0mm
  • Scissors
  • Darning needle
  • Stitch marker
  • Flower rod – 30 cm long
  • Iron wire- 0.5 mm
  • Hot melt adhesive

Difficulty:

Advanced intermediate. (However, even as a beginner looking for a challenge, you can try this pattern using as it provides the step-by-step tutorial).

Stitches and Abbrevations:

  • ch: chain stitch
  • ss: slip stitch
  • sc: single crochet
  • hdc: half double crochet
  • dc: double crochet
  • 3 ch picot st: 3 chain stitches and a single crochet, forming a dogtooth-like spike

Step-by-Step Crochet Alocasia Leaf Patterns:

One side of the leaf: (dark green)

  • R1: start with the foundation chain: 31 ch
  • R2: add wire, then from 2nd st of hook: 29 sc, (3 sc in the same st), 29 sc, 1 ss, 1 ch.
  • R3: 1 sc, (2 sc in each st), 20 sc, 1 ss, 1 ch. Turn, then from 2nd st of hook: 21 sc, (2 sc in each st), 1 sc.
  • R4: 1 ch, turn, 1 sc, (2 sc in each st), 17 sc, 1 ss, 1 ch. Turn, then from 2nd st of hook: 18 sc, (2 sc in each st), 1 sc.
  • R5: 1 ch, turn, 1 sc, (2 sc in each st), 14 sc, 1 ss, 1 ch. Turn, then from 2nd st of hook: 15 sc, (2 sc in each st), 1 sc.
  • R6: 1 ch, turn, 1 sc, (2 sc in each st), 11 sc, 1 ss, 1 ch. Turn, then from 2nd st of hook: 12 sc, (2 sc in each st), 1 sc, 1 ch.
  • cut and weave the ends

The other side of the leaf:

Work from the first ch stitch of R1, repeat R3-R6.

  • R7: Work from the middle of the leaf, work sc around. (You can make a corner anywhere you want) Then in the corner: 1 sc, 1 hdc, 2 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc.
  • R8: Change light green yarn, work from the middle of the leaf: sc around. Then in the corner: 1 sc, 2 ch picot st, 1 sc. (leaf tip: 1 sc, 3 ch picot st, 1 sc).
  • Finally, Use light green yarn, divide the yarn into 2 strands, and sew the leaf veins with a darning needle, please refer to the video for details.

Assemble:

  • 1. Wrap around the wire with dark green yarn. 
  • 2. Take a flower stem and wrap the leaves around it. Secure the tail with hot melt glue.

Conclusion:

Now that you’ve mastered how to crochet Alocasia leaf with our step by step free pattern. You can also experiment with different colors to make it more creative and eye-catching. It’s wonderful matching with crochet flower bouquets or as a decoration on its own. Happy crocheting!

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Crochet Alocasia Leaf Free Pattern

How to make beautiful crochet Alocasia leaf for your decoration ideas. Step by step instruction with video. Free pattern.
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Type: crochet flower
difficult level: middle
Keyword: Crochet Alocasia Leaf

Equipment

  • Hook – 2.0mm
  • scissors
  • Darning needle
  • stitch marker

Ingredients

  • Yarn- light green, dark green
  • Flower rod – 30 cm long
  • Iron wire – 0.5 mm
  • Hot melt adhesive

Instructions

One side of the leaf: (dark green)

  • R1: start with the foundation chain: 31 ch
  • R2: add wire, then from 2nd st of hook: 29 sc, (3 sc in the same st), 29 sc, 1 ss, 1 ch.
  • R3: 1 sc, (2 sc in each st), 20 sc, 1 ss, 1 ch. Turn, then from 2nd st of hook: 21 sc, (2 sc in each st), 1 sc.
  • R4: 1 ch, turn, 1 sc, (2 sc in each st), 17 sc, 1 ss, 1 ch. Turn, then from 2nd st of hook: 18 sc, (2 sc in each st), 1 sc.
  • R5: 1 ch, turn, 1 sc, (2 sc in each st), 14 sc, 1 ss, 1 ch. Turn, then from 2nd st of hook: 15 sc, (2 sc in each st), 1 sc.
  • R6: 1 ch, turn, 1 sc, (2 sc in each st), 11 sc, 1 ss, 1 ch. Turn, then from 2nd st of hook: 12 sc, (2 sc in each st), 1 sc, 1 ch.
  • cut and weave the ends

The other side of the leaf:

  • Work from the first ch stitch of R1, repeat R3-R6.
  • R7: Work from the middle of the leaf, work sc around. (You can make a corner anywhere you want) Then in the corner: 1 sc, 1 hdc, 2 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc.
  • R8: Change light green yarn, work from the middle of the leaf: sc around. Then in the corner: 1 sc, 2 ch picot st, 1 sc. (leaf tip: 1 sc, 3 ch picot st, 1 sc).
  • Finally, Use light green yarn, divide the yarn into 2 strands, and sew the leaf veins with a darning needle, please refer to the video for details.

Assemble:

  • Wrap around the wire with green yarn.
  • Take a flower stem and wrap the leaves around it. Secure the tail with hot melt glue.

Video

Notes

  • Our pattern is written in US crochet terms.
  • Use stitch marker to mark the beginning of each round.
  • There is a video tutorial available for additional guidance.

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