Combine patriotism and creativity with this Canada Maple Leaf design
I know that you recognized this crochet Canada Maple Leaf design right away as this symbolic leaf holds a special place in the hearts of many, both within Canada and around the world.
The maple leaf is one of the most historic symbols of Canada and is widely recognized as a representation of Canadian identity, unity, and values.
It’s truly iconic that whenever I see one, all things related to Canada flood my mind—Banff National Park, Poutine, beavers, maple syrup, ice hockey, and the list goes on.
Through this crochet maple leaf pattern, I hope that you can make a project that would also remind others of how rich and diverse Canadian culture is.
I stuck with the same color scheme as the flag of Canada and used red and white. I didn’t do much to make it look beautiful since the maple leaf print itself already looks sophisticated with its delicate shape.
Because the background is basically a blank canvas for your creative ideas, feel free to add extra details like bold stripes or cute little maple leaf appliques.
Like the rest of my designs, this pattern can be transformed into numerous crochet projects and artworks with ease. As long as your hobby or craft requires a pixel graph, this versatile pattern will work just fine.
You can make it into a c2c Canada maple leaf blanket which can be used as a cozy bed cover for a Canadian-themed bedroom or to add a touch of patriotism to any space.
You can also drape it over a sofa or couch, and enhance your room decor while keeping a functional throw to keep you warm. And if made with a durable, thick yarn, it can double as an outdoor blanket fitting for picnics during Canadian national holidays or events.
Since the pattern is also written in a row-by-row format, you can adapt the design to smaller projects and create baby blankets or tapestry wall hangings with Canadian motifs.
Whichever item you create, Canadian friends and loved ones are likely to appreciate such a thoughtful handmade gift.
This project is open to crocheters of all skill levels, from beginners to pros, offering an enjoyable experience for everyone. With two completion options available in the full pattern, you can use your preferred crochet technique and stitch.
You have the choice of using the row-by-row pattern and trying out tapestry crochet or opting for the C2C pattern to create a large Canada-inspired blanket.
If you’re drawn to the second option, I am excited to share a comprehensive guide to C2C crochet, which will help you become familiar with the technique.
Do you want to start the project right away? Check out the Canada maple leaf crochet graph provided below. It’s free and a great way to get started. Have fun and happy crocheting!
Canada Maple Leaf is a digital download (available in PDF format only) that you can use to crochet a blanket using various techniques, such as C2C, Mini C2C, SC, HDC, Tapestry Crochet, etc.
You can also use this design for other crafts such as knitting, cross-stitch, diamond beads painting, Hama beads, plastic canvas, and any other crafts that use pixelated images.
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Canada Maple Leaf pattern details
Canada Maple Leaf graph and finished project sizes
The size of the Canada Maple Leaf graph is 100 squares high by 80 squares wide.
Your project might vary in size depending on the following factors: technique, stitch of choice, hook size, yarn weight, and crochet work tension.
The yarn quantities required for each color are determined by your chosen technique and stitch, hook size, yarn weight, and work tension.
Use the Finished Size & Yarn Quantity Calculator to get an idea of how much yarn you will need and how big your project will be.
Color palette for Canada Maple Leaf design
This pattern uses a red-and-white color combination, but you can modify the design a bit and incorporate more colors.
I’ve calculated the number of squares used by each color to make it easier for you to calculate how much yarn you will need to complete your project.
When you purchase the PDF Pattern from my Etsy shop, you will get:
- graph information (colors, links to calculators, contact info) and how to read the pattern
- digital image of the design on one page (digitally edited photo, not a picture of the finished item)
- the graph on one page
- written row by row pattern for tapestry crochet
- row by row color block pattern for tapestry crochet
- C2C written pattern with details such as working on the right or wrong side of the pattern, total square count per row, if you are making an increase or decrease row, etc.
- C2C color block pattern with color blocks that show you the number of squares to make and the squares’ orders
- the large graph split on multiple pages (4 or more pages)
Not included in the pattern file:
- yarn quantities – this depends on the yarn and technique you are using and it’s up to you and your taste if you want to do this design in c2c crochet, mini c2c, etc. Depending on the chosen technique, you will need different quantities of yarn which you can calculate using the yarn quantities calculators above.
- yarn and hook suggestions – this design can be made with any yarn brand and hook, the only difference will be the size of your project which you can calculate using the finished size calculators above.
- crochet tutorials such as how to c2c crochet etc – I might be linking to outside video tutorials to show you certain techniques, but this pattern is not designed to teach you how to crochet a certain technique.
Canada Maple Leaf free graph download
Interested in making this project? Check out the free downloadable one-page graph below which you can use to keep track of your progress.
If you need the full row-by-row written pattern and the large graph on multiple pages, you can buy it from Magic Yarn Pixels Etsy Shop.
Right-click on the image to download the Canada Maple Leaf Chart on one page in PNG format.
Buy the multipage graph & written pattern for Canada Maple Leaf
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