Free Pattern: Clover Hair Clips

As the mother of a child named, “Clover” I have a soft spot for shamrocks. With St. Patrick’s Day coming up though, what little lass couldn’t use a pair of Clover Hair Clips? Enjoy!

1 ball (or scraps) of Sheep(ish) by Vickie Howell, in color: Chartreuse(ish) — or any equivalent, worsted-weight yarn
Size US H/5 mm crochet hook
Tapestry Needle
Sewing Needle & Thread
Small hair clips

ch = chain
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = triple (treble) crochet

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Finished Measurement
2 1/2″/6.25 cm from clover top end of stem.


Crochet clover applique: (make 2 for clip set)

Ch 4; join round with a sl st to create center loop.

  • Leaves: *[Ch 2, hdc, dc, tr, dc, hdc, sl st] all in center loop; rep from * three times more (it’ll be a snug fit, but that’s ok.)
  • Stem: Ch 6, sc in 2nd ch from hook and next 4 sts, sl st in center loop. Fasten off.

Hand-sewn clip to applique.
  • Using tapestry needle, weave in yarn ends.
  • Using needle & thread, hand-sew hair clip to back of clover.

Finished Clover Clips.

5 More Ways to Use Clover Appliques
  1. Make a bunch and string together for a St. Paddy’s Day garland.
  2. Adorn a package with one for your favorite lad or lassie.
  3. Sew a few on a wee denim skirt.
  4. Hot glue onto heavy weight paper for a shramrock-sweet greeting card.
  5. Attach earring findings for a kitschy pair of ear baubles.
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3 Responses to “Free Pattern: Clover Hair Clips”

  1. Polly

    Vickie! Please do another fun crochet lab on Craftsy!
    I love the way to you teach!
    Polly Gregson

  2. Devora

    Had Chartrush(ish) left over from a previous project. Made a hair clip in about 30 minutes. Will wear it to work on St.Paddy’s

  3. Alana Blakely

    Is there a pattern for a knitted clover? Please.