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Free Crochet Pattern Berry Leaf Table Runner

This free crochet pattern creates a festive Berry Leaf Table Runner perfect for holiday decoration. The design features a holly berry and leaf motif against a contrasting background, enhanced with sparkly gold beads and yarn for a touch of elegance. The pattern requires intermediate crochet skills, including color changing and beadwork, making it a rewarding project for those looking to add a handmade touch to their holiday decor.

Materials Required:

  • Yarn: RED HEART Holiday yarn in three colors: 2 balls of Aran w/Gold (Color A), 1 ball of Wine/Gold (Color B), and 1 ball of Hunter/Gold (Color C). Note that the original yarn colors may be discontinued, so similar colors in medium weight yarn can be substituted.
  • Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8].
  • Additional Tools: Yarn needle, sewing needle, thread, and 6mm gold beads for embellishment.

Skill Level: Intermediate 

Special Techniques:

  • Color Changing in Double Crochet (DC): To change colors, work the last DC before the color change until 2 loops remain on the hook, then complete the stitch with the new color.
  • Adding Beads: Beads are sewn into the design to enhance the festive look.

Finished Dimensions:

  • Size: The completed table runner measures approximately 14 inches by 56 inches.

Free Crochet Pattern Berry Leaf Table Runner Instructions

First Side

With Aran color yarn, starting at center, chain 214.
Row 1 (Right Side): Double crochet in 4th chain from hook, * chain 2, skip next chain, single crochet in next chain, chain 2, skip next chain, double crochet in next 2 chains; repeat from * across; turn.
Row 2: Chain 1, single crochet in first 2 double crochet, chain 3, * single crochet in next 2 double crochet, chain 3; repeat from * to last 2 stitches; single crochet in double crochet, single crochet in top of chain-3; turn.
Row 3: Chain 3, skip first single crochet, double crochet in next single crochet, * chain 2, single crochet in chain-3 space, chain 2, double crochet in next 2 single crochet; repeat from * across; turn.
Repeat Rows 2 and 3 five more times, changing to Wine color yarn in last stitch of last row.

Border

Row 1: With Wine color yarn, repeat Row 2.
Row 2: Chain 3, double crochet in first single crochet, double crochet in next double crochet, * chain 2, single crochet in chain-3 space, chain 2, double crochet in next 2 single crochet; repeat from * across; work one more double crochet in last single crochet changing to Hunter color yarn; turn.
Row 3: Chain 1, single crochet in first 3 double crochet, chain 3, * single crochet in next 2 double crochet, chain 3; repeat from * to last 3 stitches; single crochet in next 2 double crochet and in top of chain- 3; turn.
Row 4: Chain 3, double crochet in first single crochet, double crochet in next 2 single crochet, * chain 2, single crochet in chain-3 space, chain 2, double crochet in next 2 single crochet; repeat from * to last 3 single crochet; double crochet in next 2 single crochet, 2 double crochet in last single crochet changing to Wine color yarn; turn.
Row 5: Chain 1, single crochet in first 4 double crochet, chain 3, * single crochet in next 2 double crochet, chain 3; repeat from * to last 4 stitches; single crochet in next 3 double crochet, single crochet in top of chain-3; turn.
Row 6: Chain 3, double crochet in first single crochet, double crochet in next 3 single crochet, * chain 2, single crochet in chain-3 space, chain 2, double crochet in next 2 single crochet; repeat from * to last 4 single crochet; double crochet in next 3 single crochet, 2 double crochet in last single crochet. Fasten off.

Second Side

With right side facing, attach Aran color yarn in first stitch of beginning chain and work across remaining loops as follows:
Row 1 (Right Side): Chain 3, skip first stitch, double crochet in next stitch, * chain 2, skip next stitch, single crochet in next stitch, chain 2, skip next stitch, double crochet in next 2 stitches; repeat from * across; turn.Complete same as First Side.

Edging

Row 1: With right side facing, skip edge of first Border, attach Aran color yarn at short end of First Side; chain 1, work 42 single crochet evenly across First and Second Side edge, leaving Second Border unworked, changing to Wine color yarn; turn
Row 2: Chain 3, double crochet in first single crochet, double crochet in next single crochet, [chain 2, skip next single crochet, single crochet in next single crochet, chain 2, skip next single crochet, double crochet in next 2 single crochet] 8 times, work one more double crochet in last single crochet changing to Hunter color yarn; turn.
Rows 3-6: Repeat Border Rows 3-6. Fasten off. Repeat Edging on opposite short end.

Accents

Leaves (Make 8)
With Hunter color yarn, chain 14; single crochet in 2nd chain from hook, * single crochet in next chain, half double crochet in next chain, double crochet in next chain, (treble crochet, chain 3, slip stitch in top of treble crochet, treble crochet) all in next chain, double crochet in next chain, half double crochet in next chain, double crochet in next chain, (treble crochet, chain 3, slip stitch in top of treble crochet, treble crochet) all in next chain, double crochet in next chain, half double crochet in next chain, single crochet in next 2 chains, chain 3 **, slip stitch in last single crochet made; working on opposite side of beginning chain, single crochet in next 2 stitches, half double crochet in next stitch, double crochet in next stitch, (treble crochet, chain 3, slip stitch in top of treble crochet, treble crochet) all in next stitch, double crochet in next stitch, half double crochet in next stitch, double crochet in next stitch, (treble crochet, chain 3, slip stitch in top of treble crochet, treble crochet) all in next stitch, double crochet in next stitch, half double crochet in next stitch, single crochet in next 2 stitches; slip stitch in first single crochet.
Fasten off leaving long end to sew leaf to runner.Berry (Make 6)
With Wine color yarn, chain 2, 8 single crochet in 2nd chain from hook; join with a slip stitch in first single crochet.
Fasten off leaving long end to sew to runner.

Finishing
Sew corners of Border and Edge rows together. Sew groups of 4 leaves with 3 berries to runner as shown. With sewing thread and needle sew gold beads in middle of each berry.

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