The feast of St. Patrick’s Day is nearly here and it is time to get your crochet on and whip up some lucky patterns for the occassion.
Every March 17, the United States becomes an emerald country for a day. Americans wear green clothes and quaff green beer. Green milkshakes, bagels and grits appear on menus. In a leprechaun-worthy shenanigan, Chicago even dyes its river green.https://www.history.com/news/st-patricks-day-origins-america
However you plan to celebrate, I can guarantee that one or many of the below St. Patrick’s Day crochet pattern finds will warm up your home and get you ready for the big day.
A few St. Patricks Day Facts According to History.com
- For several centuries, March 17 was a day of solemnity in Ireland with Catholics attending church in the morning and partaking of modest feasts in the afternoon.
- The party atmosphere (in America) only spread to Ireland after the arrival of television when the Irish could see all the fun being had across the ocean.
- For decades, Irish laws prohibited pubs from opening on holy days such as March 17. Until 1961, the only legal place to get a drink in the Irish capital on St. Patrick’s Day was the Royal Dublin Dog Show, which naturally attracted those with only a passing canine interest.
- The meal that became a St. Patrick’s Day staple across the country—corned beef and cabbage—was also an American innovation. While ham and cabbage was eaten in Ireland, corned beef proved a cheaper substitute for impoverished immigrants.
St. Patrick's Day Round Up
Seamus Shamrock - by Spin a Yarn Studio
This adorable amigurumi Four Leaf Clover is so cute! I know this crochet piece could be given as a gift, used as home decor for the holiday, or added as an accessory to your kids backpack (that is what my daughter would love). Imagine how fun it would be to make and all the possibilities you can do with it.
Shamrock Pillow- by Seacliffe Cottage
One of the easiest ways to make your home ready for any holiday is to add a throw pillow. This shamrock pillow does the trick with its bold display of the shamrock that is only emphasized by the puff stitch outline, I just love everything about this!
Leprechaun Top Hat & Bow Tie - by Sweet Potato 3
Oh Baby! Yep, anytime you can dress those little ones up for a holiday you have too. This cute top hat and bow time work up quick and are just too darling not to have. Plus the pattern has directions to switch it up for Dr. Seuss or just a Black top hat for a formal event.
Girl St Patrick Leprechaun - by Stelmakhova Etsy
As cute as the scruffy leprechauns are, there is a sweet little mischievousness to this little gal and I love it! I know a few young girls who are going to be asking for one of these girl leprechauns this year.
Lucky the Leprechaun - by Made by Mary
Every home needs a lucky leprechaun! This isn't just for the little kiddos to play with (even though they would love it), this little guy is so cute, I think I'd set him on my mantel. Who else cannot wait to make him, check out more details through the link.
Leprechaun Pants Gift Basket - by Blackstone Designs
St. Patrick's Day is the day to gather with your best of friends and celebrate. This Wine Holder Basket is the perfect hostess gift. You can tote wine, or put your favorite Irish Beer in the basket and then fill it with Gold Coins. It is guaranteed to be a hit.
St. Patrick's Day Gnome - by Plyushki Toys Patterns
When I saw this little guy my heart melted. Seriously, he is too cute and a must make crochet piece. That long orange beard and oversized nose make me just want to squeeze him. I think he may find his way to my table center piece this year.
More Round Ups You Will Love
- Darling Animal Appliques: click HERE
- Sloth Patterns: click HERE
- Valentine’s Day Patterns: click HERE
- Wooden Crochet Tools: click HERE
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