Leaf Crochet Pattern With Acorns

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In this post, you will see Thanksgiving table settings and a leaf crochet pattern with acorns.

Thanksgiving is nearly here and if you haven’t already started planning your Thanksgiving table settings, then now is the time!

View the free pattern below or grab the ad-free printable PDF pattern from my shop here.

Mini acorn and leaf crochet pattern free

Make Acorns and Leaves For Your Table Decor

While you may have already thought about your menu, the tablescape and decor are where you can show your guests your creative side.

You can throw aside some traditions and invest in others while making your own unique table decor.

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Thanksgiving table decor with pumpkin decorations

Thanksgiving Day

Once you have decided to decorate your home and more importantly table for Thanksgiving, there are many ideas you can get to wow your guests!

From the porch to the tablescape, you can use pumpkins and gourds, fresh greens from the garden, plus your own handmade items too.

It is obviously essential that you prepare where the guests are going to sit and how easily they will be able to access the food, but also add a little something special to the Thanksgiving table settings.

Related Post: Thanksgiving Decorations | How To Wow Your Guests

 Thanksgiving table decor with pumpkins and corn decorations

Get Your Recipes Sorted

The food, of course, is the main focus of the table, with the decoration just adding to the overall dining experience.

Traditional recipes from the traditional turkey to delicious potatoes and even mouthwatering desserts deserve to be surrounded by delightful fall decor.

Make your guests feel the warmth of the season, not just through your cooking but from the warmth that your home decor inspires.

Even if you have two people or twelve, adding a little something to the table, can make the day feel really extraordinary.

Thanksgiving day with family and turkey

Thanksgiving Centerpieces

There are so many excellent ideas for centerpieces that include large displays of flowers, sticks, stacked pumpkins, and more.

You can be creative in your own way and create something unique to your own personal style, whether that includes handmade items, naturally found items from the garden or forest floor, or buy flowers.

A huge centerpiece is ideal if you have space, with many different types of flowers and seasonal greens added in. 

If you want to make something smaller, glass jars filled with fairy lights, pine cones, and acorns will also fit the mood.

Acorns on a wooden table

Thanksgiving Table Settings

Deciding on your color scheme is also important, will you choose to go with something different, such as bold bright colors? Or stay with warm, rustic fall hues?

Adding your own unique stamp on the Thanksgiving decor will impress your guests, whether you paint pumpkins, crochet acorns, little leaves, maple leaves, or add greenery to the mix. – Crochet Acorn Garland Free Pattern (Fall Decor)

Mini pumpkins look fantastic as place names, you can paint them or even make them yourself with this free crochet pumpkin pattern. – Pumpkin Crochet Pattern (Free, Easy + Adorable)

Thanksgiving table decor with pumpkins on plates

Handmade Thanksgiving Table Decorations

Whether you are having friends, family, or neighbors over, you can wow your guests with your table settings and show them your talents as a maker.

Give them a little something to remember the day, by creating sweet little crochet acorns and leaves to take away with them.

These little acorns and oak leaves are quite easy to make and will give your Thanksgiving table decorations a handmade vibe. 

Thanksgiving crochet acorn table setting

Make Acorns, Leaves, And Mini Pumpkins!

You could even complement the sets with a centerpiece that could be made up of crochet acorns, pumpkins, leaves, and more.

The crochet mini pumpkins can also be a part of the decor, as a place name for your guests.

The acorns would look stunning paired with fresh greens and pine cones arranged in glass vases or bowls in the center of the table.

Crochet pumpkin place card

Acorn And Leaf Crochet Pattern

View the free pattern below or grab the ad-free printable PDF pattern from my shop here.

This crochet leaves and acorn pattern is easy to make, working in the round for the acorn, adding a cap and a stem, and stuffing with fiberfill to shape.

The leaf takes a little more concentration, with lots of counting involved.

The end result looks great put together and can be used to make a garland, table decor, table settings, and more!

Skill Level – Easy (advanced beginner)

Gauge – 18 SC sts = 4″

The finished acorn measures – 3″ long by 2″ wide without the stem.

Materials

*Please note, you can use other yarn weights and hook sizes for this pattern – including leftover yarn scraps of worsted weight yarn or bulky yarn, as this is a great stash buster!

Hook Size

  • 3.5mm (US E/4) Crochet Hook
  • 4mm (US G/6) Crochet Hook

Other Materials/Notions

  • Stitch marker
  • Darning/yarn needle
  • Scissors
  • Fiberfill stuffing

Abbreviations

This pattern uses US terms and abbreviations.

  • CH – chain
  • DC – Double crochet
  • HDC – Half double crochet
  • Rem – Remaining
  • Rep – Repeat
  • SC – Single crochet
  • SC2tog – Single crochet 2 stitches together
  • St(s) – stitch(es)
  • Sl st – Slip stitch
  • Tr – Treble crochet
  • PM – Place marker
Crochet acorn and leaves tied to a napkin for Thanksgiving

Acorn Pattern

Using the 3.5mm (US E/4) Hook

  1. Ch 2, 6 SC in 2nd ch from hook (PM).
  2. 2 SC in each st around.
  3. *SC in the next 5 sts, 2 SC in next st*, rep from * to * twice.
  4. SC in the next 2 sts, * 2 SC in the next st, SC in the next 2 sts*, rep from * to * until the end of the round.
  5. SC in every st
  6. SC in every st
  7. SC in every st
  8. SC in every st
  9. SC in every st
  10. SC in every st
  11. *SC in next st, SC2tog* Rep from * to * until the end of the round.
  12. *SC2tog* Rep from * to * until the end of the round.

Using the yarn tail and darning needle – weave in and out of the stitches, pulling them tight together to close the hole.

Weave in the loose ends.

Cap

Using the 4mm (US G/6) Hook

  1. Ch 2, 6 SC in 2nd ch from hook.
  2. 2 SC in each st around.
  3. *SC in the next st, 2 SC in the next st*, Rep from * to * until the end of the round.
  4. *SC in the next 5 sts, 2 SC in the next st*, Rep from * to * until the end of the round.
  5. SC in each st around.
  6. SC2tog, SC in rem sts.
  7. Cut yarn a length of yarn about 6″ long.
  8. Close the loop and weave loose ends at the top of the cap.
  9. Leave the long length of yarn, as this is needed to stitch the acorn into place.

Stem

Using the 4mm (US G/6) Hook

  1. Ch 7, SC in 2nd ch from hook.
  2. SC in each st around.
  3. Leave a yarn tail and stitch it into place on the top of the cap.

Making Up

Place the acorn into the cap and using the long length of yarn from the cap, stitch it into place.

Weave in any loose ends.

crochet acorn and oak leaves

Free Crochet Leaf Pattern

Using the 4mm (US G/6) Hook

  • Ch 20
  • Round 1 – Start in 2nd ch from hook – 4 sc, 4hdc, 5 dc, 5tr. 8tr in the last ch, turn around.
  • Mirror the crochet sts on the way back – for example – 5 tr, 5 dc, 4 hdc, 4 sc. 1 sl st in the last ch.
  • Round 2 – 1 hdc in 1st sc of round 1, skip next st, (3 dc, 3 ch, 1 sl st) in next st,
  • 1 sl st, 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, (3 tr, 4 ch, 1 sl st) in next st,
  • 1 sl st, 1 sc, 1 hdc, 3dc, (3 tr, 4 ch, 1 sl st) in next st,
  • 1 sl st, 1 hdc, (2 tr, 4 ch, 1 sl st) in next st,
  • 1 sl st, (1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 tr) in next st.
  • Mirrored crochet on the way back up – like this ->
  • (1 tr, 1 dc, 1 hdc) in next st, 1 sl st,
  • (1 sl st, 4 ch, 2 tr) in next st, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc, 1 sl st,
  • (1 sl st, 4 ch, 3 tr) in next st, 3 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc, 1 sl st,
  • (1 sl st, 4 ch, 3 tr) in next st, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc, 1 sl st,
  • (1 sl st, 3 ch, 3 dc) in next st, skip next st, 1 hdc, 1 sl st in the last sl st of round 1,
  • Stalk
  • Ch 5, 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 3 sl st, finish with 1 sl st in the last sl st of round 2.
  • Fasten and weave in any loose ends.
Thanksgiving crochet acorn table setting

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