Crochet Shamrock Stitch Tutorial With Bonus 12 Crochet Shamrock Patterns

If you’re looking for a stitch that creates an interesting pattern that you can recognize at once, you’re at the right place! The Crochet Shamrock Stitch creates, you guessed it right, rows and rows of shamrocks.

Thinking of making a scarf with a standout design? Well then, you better read through this article and learn how to make this stitch with bonus 12 Crochet Shamrock Patterns below!

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Crochet Shamrock Stitch Tutorial

With the lacy fabric it produces, the Crochet Shamrock or Crochet Clover Stitch is perfect for projects you want to have the perfect drape. Indeed, the light and soft fabric it creates is perfect for scarves and shawls.

But what separates it from other stitches that makes lacy fabrics too? Of course, the rows and rows of shamrocks and arches that make up the whole fabric!

The intricate shamrocks are a joy to look at! Although it may be a little complicated, the effort you exerted in learning how to make this stitch will all be worth it when you the shamrocks start popping!

Thinking of making something for spring or summer? The open fabric this stitch creates is perfect for these hot seasons! In fact, the cool air can freely pass through your scarf or shawl if you use the Crochet Shamrock Stitch.

Shamrock Stitch Swatch
Shamrock Stitch Swatch By MyPicot

Crochet Shamrock Stitch Instructions

Before learning how to make this stitch, you have to learn first how to make a shamrock. Make sure you understand this pattern since it will be used throughout the tutorial!

Make a shamrock:

Chain 4, and slip stitch in the fourth chain from the hook. Chain 4, then slip stitch in 4th chain from the hook. 

Ch 4, * sc in the chain 4 ring, and ch 3.* Repeat this two times, and sc in the ring. 

1 sc, 6dc, and 1 sc in each of the chain 3 spaces.

To start making this stitch, first you should make a foundation chain in multiples of 15 + 7

Row 1:

Skip 5 chain. * 1 triple crochet (tr) in the next chain, make chain (ch) 6, then skip (sk) 5 chains. Double crochet (dc) in the next chain, chain 4, skip 2 chains. 1 single crochet (sc) in the next chain, chain 6, then skip 5 chains. Repeat this pattern until the end of the row. Make 1 tr in the next 2 chains. Turn your work.

Row 2: 

Make 2 ch. 1 sc in second tr below. * ch 2, make 4 dc in the ch6 space from the row below. Ch 3, 1 sc in the 4ch space from the row below. Make a shamrock. Sc in the same 4ch space. Ch3, 4dc in the ch6 space. Ch 2, sc in tr from the row below. * Continue this pattern. 

Sc in the fifth chain and turn.

Shamrock Stitch Tutorial
Shamrock Stitch Tutorial By MyPicot
Row 3:

Ch5, tr in the second stitch, and ch3. * sc in the first dc from the row below. Ch6, sc in the fourth dc of the middle part of the shamrock. Ch6. In the next set of dc on the ch6 space, sc in the 4th dc. Ch4. * Repeat this pattern. On the last repeat, the last chain should be a ch3 instead of a ch4. Tr in the sc from the row below. Tr in the second chain and turn.

Row 4:

Ch2, sc in the second tr from the previous row. Ch3. * 4dc in the ch6 space, ch2. Sc in the sc from the previous row, ch2. 4dc in next ch6 space, ch3. Sc in the ch4 space. Make a shamrock. Sc in the same ch4 space, ch3. * Repeat this pattern. 

4dc in the ch6 space, ch2. Sc in the sc from the previous row, ch2. 4dc in the next ch6 space, ch3. Sc in tr, sc in fifth ch. Turn.

Row 5:

Ch5, tr in second stitch. * ch6, skip 3 dc, sc in 4th dc. Ch4, sc in first dc from the previous row. Ch6, sc in 4th dc in the middle part of the shamrock. * Repeat the pattern. 

Ch6, skip 3dc. Sc in 4th dc. Ch4, sc in first dc from the previous row. Ch6, tr in second chain. Turn. 

Row 6:

Ch2, sc in the tr from the previous row. * ch2, 4dc in ch6 space. Ch3, sc in ch4 space. Make a shamrock. Sc in the same ch4 space. Ch3, 4d in the ch6 space. Ch2, sc in sc the from the previous row. * Repeat this pattern.

To finish the row, instead of making an sc in the sc from the previous row, make an sc in the tr from the previous row. Sc in the fifth chain. Turn.

Shamrock Stitch Pattern
Shamrock Stitch Pattern By MyPicot

Patterns You Can Make Using The Crochet Shamrock Stitch

If you’re going for a simple scarf, you can opt to use a single color yarn for this stitch. But if you want to make the shamrock details pop up a little more, it would be a great idea to make one in stripes! Choose a few colors and repeat them in rows.

Thinking of making another baby blanket? Don’t worry if you’ve finished lots of baby blankets already, this one will be a whole lot different from the others! With the shamrock details in this blanket, it’s a huge upgrade from your older projects.

There are lots of other projects you can make using this stitch. Although if you want to start small, maybe you make a few rows and attach it to a few projects you’re doing. 


12 Crochet Shamrock Patterns


1. Crochet Shamrock Coasters Pattern by HGS Designs

These adorable little shamrock coasters would look great on anyone’s coffee table! They would be particularly fantastic for Saint Patty’s Day!

These don’t just have to be coasters! You could make these as a motif, an applique, a brooch – just about anything, really!

Fun and unique coaster patterns here.

Crochet Shamrock Coasters Pattern by HGS Designs

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2. Crochet Shamrock Garland Pattern by The Knotted Nest Shop

Make this Crochet Shamrock Garland and add some handmade love to your St. Patrick’s Day decor! Fast and easy to make, the 2D style pieces (two flat panels, stuffed and joined together) can be made into a traditional horizontal garland for a festive addition to your fireplace or used individually for table or window decoration

Crochet Shamrock Garland Pattern by The Knotted Nest Shop

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3. Lucky Day Cowl Crochet Shamrock Free Pattern by Moogly

We could all use a little extra luck once in a while – and the fun little clovers or shamrocks in this Lucky Day Cowl might just be the token you need! At the very least, it’ll decrease the odds of pinching!

More stylish Crochet cowl patterns here.

Lucky Day Cowl Crochet Shamrock Free Pattern by Moogly

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4. Crochet Shamrock Beanie Pattern by Rich Textures Crochet

This Shamrock Beanie is a fun crochet beanie pattern featuring colour worked shamrocks around the body of the hat! This would make a great accessory to wear while celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, but it would also make a great accessory all year!

Crochet Shamrock Beanie Pattern by Rich Textures Crochet

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5. Amigurumi Crochet Clover Pattern by Spin A Yarn

This Crochet Clover Amigurumi is worked in two flat panels and will be perfect as a bag charm, a keychain, to create a St. Patrick’s Day garland, or just to add to a basket to spruce up your St. Patrick’s Day decor.

Make a bunch of them in rainbow colors or make them all in green, different shades of green, or a combination of green and white. They are pretty darn sweet and super quick to boot 

Amigurumi Crochet Clover Pattern by Spin A Yarn

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6. Crochet Shamrock Dishcloth Pattern by Yarnspirations

You don’t have to be Irish to appreciate the simplicity of a little dishcloth with a lot of heart. This piece works hard and looks perfect in green, or crochet it in a non-traditional shade that reflects your tastes. May you enjoy the luck of the Irish with every kitchen clean-up!

Crochet Shamrock Dishcloth Pattern by Yarnspirations

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7. Crochet Shamrock Scarf Pattern by Crafty Kitty Crochet

Are you feeling lucky? Well, you will be, once you’re wearing this Shamrock Scarf! It’s comfy, it glitters, and it’s made of shamrocks – it doesn’t get much more festive than this!

The scarf is about 74 inches long but can be made longer/shorter depending on how many shamrocks you add. So you can customize your scarf to the perfect length for you!

Crochet Shamrock Scarf Pattern by Crafty Kitty Crochet

Get the Pattern by Crafty Kitty Crochet here


8. Crochet Shamrock Doily Pattern by Draiguna

This beautiful doily is surely a great way to celebrate the famous Irish holiday. You can use it as a coaster, siffen it and hang on the wall or put it in a central place on your favorite stool.

Crochet Shamrock Doily Pattern by Draiguna

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9. Easy Crochet Clover Pattern by Petals To Picots

A sweet little shamrock crochet pattern that you will love! This Easy Crochet Clover Pattern works up so quickly and can be done with the small amounts of leftover yarn you have laying around.

Easy Crochet Clover Pattern by Petals To Picots

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10. Happy Shamrock In A Hat Applique Crochet Pattern by Golden Lucy Crafts

This cute crochet Shamrock in a Hat applique will be a fun embellishment for St. Patrick’s Day! This crochet Shamrock is made from hearts and it wears a St. Patrick’s Day hat and a small bow.

Happy Shamrock In A Hat Applique Crochet Pattern by Golden Lucy Crafts

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11. Crochet Celtic Shamrock Pattern by Celtic Knot Crochet

This festive shamrock garland will add a unique Irish-flair to your St. Patrick’s Day decor! Each shamrock has a Trinity Celtic Knot at its center framed with simple crochet stitches and made with basic knot weaving techniques.

Crochet Celtic Shamrock Pattern by Celtic Knot Crochet

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12. Lucky Cover Throw Crochet Pattern by Red Heart

You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy this symbol of optimism and good luck! Crochet a throw with positive energy to brighten someone’s day by stitching and joining 88 squares, arranged in 8 strips of 11 squares each.

The pattern lets you design it in any colors you want, or keep it classic as shown. Since the pattern comes together in pieces, you can size it up or down to suit your needs.

Lucky Cover Throw Crochet Pattern by Red Heart

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What do you think of the Crochet Shamrock Stitch? We hope you loved the pattern this stitch creates!

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Are you in the mood to learn another stitch? We have lots of other stitches for you to try! 

We hope you had a great time learning how to make the Crochet Shamrock Stitch. Now go along and admire the fruit of your hard work!