Purple Shamrocks by Leticia Lebron

Purple Shamrocks

by Leticia Lebron
Crochet
March 2020
Thread ?
1.25 mm
US
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This pattern is available for $5.50 USD
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Your LUCKY day!

We all love our crochet plants, but why not enhance it with a little color this time around. Crochet these fun filled purple shamrocks to bring a pop of color to the room. You can also create the Irish Mist plant using this very same pattern.

Enjoy creating this deep purple triangular leaves along with the beautiful little contrasting pink flowers that gives it a POP!

You’ll receive both a digital planner style ebook and a printer-friendly pattern with a one page photo tutorial. This allows you to save on ink.

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Oxalis Triangularis Fun Facts

  • The Oxalis triangularis, commonly called false shamrock, is a species of edible perennial plant in the family Oxalidaceae. It is native to several countries in southern South America.

  • The leaves are eaten raw or cooked and have an acidic taste due to their oxalic acid content. Leaves and flowers can be used as a decoration for salads. When consuming larger amounts of leaves, the oxalic acid can cause discomfort. The rhizomes are eaten raw or cooked and have a sweet taste.

  • The purple shamrocks has 3 triangular shaped leaves that sit symmetrically to one another at the end of the petiole.

  • Their beautiful flowers and leaves close at night or whenever they are disturbed.

-Each leaf consists of 3 leaflets with short petioles

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Materials Used

Crochet #10 thread
Light green floral tape
20 and 24 gauge wires
1.25 crochet needle
Fabric stiffener (Optional)
Scissors
Pliers

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