Crochet Swiss Chard Leaf Pattern

This crochet swiss chard leaf is a quick, beginner friendly pattern, that uses minimal supplies! This pattern is available for FREE on my blog or you can follow along with the video tutorial on my YouTube Channel!

Design Inspiration

The swiss chard leaf is the 24th pattern for the Pregnancy Progress Project! Swiss Chard is approximately the same size as a baby at 37 weeks of pregnancy! Not only is this a cute addition for tracking your pregnancy, you can also use these as kids play food!

Original Design – July 2018: 37 weeks pregnant!


● Pattern is worked in rows. The CH 1 at the beginning of each row does not count as a stitch. The chains worked throughout each row ARE counted as stitches.
● Repeat instructions given between asterisks (*) until the end of each row or until instructed
● The number in parenthesis at the end of each row states the total number of stitches to be worked in that row
● Final Size: 8″ x 3.5″


● Medium (4) Weight Yarn in Purple (4 yards) & Green (15 yards)
Hook: 4.00 mm (G)
Yarn Needle

Abbreviations/Stitches (US Terms)

ST(s) – Stitch(es)
CH – Chain
SL ST – Slip Stitch
SK – Skip
SC – Single Crochet
SC3TOG – Single Crochet 3 Together


Starting with Purple

CH 28

Row 1: SC in 2nd CH from hook. SC in next 14 STs.

*CH 4, SC in 2nd CH from hook, SC in next 2 STs, SL ST in next ST, SC in next 3 STs* Repeat x2. (photos A & B)

Work another 3 SC in the last ST. Working on the other side of the leaf, SC in the next 2 STs. (photo C)

Repeat ** x3. SC in the last 12 STs. (86) (photo D)

Tie off purple yarn and weave in ends.

Attach green yarn to the 16th ST (photo E)


Row 2: CH 1. *SC in next 2 STs, 2 SC in next 2 STs, SC in next 2 STs, SC3TOG* Repeat x2. (photo F)

2 SC in the next 2 STs. (photo G)

*SC3TOG, SC in next 2 STs, 2 SC in next 2 STs, SC in next 2 STs*   Repeat x2. (60) (photo H)

Row 3: CH 1 & turn. *SC in next 2 STs, 2 SC in next 3 STs, SC in next 2 STs, SK 2 STs* Repeat x2. (photo I)

2 SC in the next 4 STs. (photo J)

*SK 2 STs, SC in next 2 STs, 2 SC in next 3 STs, SC in next 2 STs* Repeat x2. (71) (photo K)

Row 4: CH 1 & turn. SC in each ST around. (71) (photo L)


Tie off yarn and weave in all ends.

And you’re all done!

I hope you enjoyed the pattern for this crochet swiss chard leaf! Be sure to show off your finished veggie on Instagram and don’t forget to tag me!

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