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Palmerston Fair Community Project

2024 Palmerston Fair Community Project

This year the Agricultural Society is partnering with All Aboard Palmerston’s beautification project. In 2023 they created a beautiful tribute to our Veterans by making poppies that were then put on display on old 81 during the November time of Remembrance. 

Competition Rules:

Crochet as many Poppies as you can. Select your best 3 poppies, mount them on cardboard and they will be judged at the fair.

Prizes: 1st ~ $10     2nd ~ $8     3rd ~ $5

All poppies that you crochet will be donated to the display project and fair entries will also be donated to the beautification committee. Yarn and patterns are available by contacting:

Crochet Pattern 

Designed by: Hania Wojtowicz, Edited by: Susan Simms Crochet Abbreviations 

Crochet Hook – 5mm 

Ch: chain(s) | Dc: double crochet | Sc = single crochet | Sl st = slip stitch | (12) = indicates number of stitches at end of round 

■ Row 1: With black, Ch3, do not join. Do 11 dc into the last chain from the hook. Sl st into top of Ch 3 (counts as a dc). Ch 1 and pull yarn through. 

■ Row 2: Change to red. Join to top of any black dc. Ch 3, work 1 dc in same st. Work 2 dc into each dc across making sure you do not create an extra st out of the join from the black row. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 24 dc in total. Do not turn. 

■ Row 3: Ch 3, work 1 dc in same st. Work 2 dc in each of the next 3 dc, (8 dc group) *sc into each of the next 2 dc, 2 dc in the each of the next 4 dc*. Repeat from * to * ending with the 2 sc and joining with a sl st into the ch3 at the beginning of row. (4 sets of {8dc + 2 sc}). Do not turn. 

■ Row 4: Ch 3, work 1 dc in same st. Work 2 dc into each of the next 7 dc, *sl st between the
2 sc of the previous row. Work 2 dc in each of the next 8 dc*. Repeat from * to * 3 times. Sl st between the sc of previous row. Sl st to top of ch 3. 4 sets of 16 dc with sl st between. Pull yarn through loop and cut to tie off.

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