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Easy Crochet Poppy Pin

November 15, 2023 3 min read

Easy Crochet Poppy Pin - Secret Yarnery

Display your appreciation for our country's heroes by sporting a poppy pin in this Remembrance Day. The easy crochet pattern for this piece requires red and black yarn, a hook, and a pin back. Regardless of your level of expertise, this beginner-friendly pattern is easy to follow and can be completed in a short period.

Watch the LEFT-HANDED video tutorial here.


In addition to its aesthetic appeal, wearing a poppy pin serves as a heartfelt tribute to the bravery of our servicemen and women. As we approach Remembrance Day, it's critical to reflect on the sacrifices made by our nation's heroes.

The poppy has long been an emblem of remembrance for those who have lost their lives in service of our country. By creating your poppy pin, you can demonstrate appreciation for these courageous individuals while also fashioning a unique and stunning accessory.

With clear step-by-step instructions, even beginners can complete this project in a few hours. So why not honor our heroes this Remembrance Day with a handmade poppy pin that showcases your creativity and respect for those who have given so much for our freedom?


Wearing a poppy pin remains a significant tradition to this day. By donning a handmade DIY crochet poppy pin, you can pay homage to those who have served while also showcasing your crochet skills.

This project presents an excellent opportunity to learn a new craft or to utilize your existing knowledge for a meaningful cause. So go ahead and create your poppy pin this Remembrance Day. Your efforts will be recognized, and your accessory will serve as a beautiful reminder of our nation's heroic sacrifices.


Q: Can I make the poppy in a different color?

A: Yes, feel free to use any yarn color you like best for the poppy. Red is traditional but other colors would look lovely too.

Q: Is it hard for a beginner?

A: This simple pattern only uses single crochet stitches so it's a great project for anyone just learning to crochet. Don't worry if your first one is a little lopsided - practice makes perfect!

Q: How long will it take to make?

A: A beginner can probably complete one poppy pin in about an hour. An experienced crocheter could finish it in less time.

Q: Can I make the poppy bigger?

A: You can certainly increase the number of rounds to create a larger poppy shape if desired. Just be sure to increase stitches on the round before the increase round to maintain the proper stitch count.

Q: Where can I wear my crocheted poppy?

A: Poppies are commonly worn on Remembrance Day (November 11th) in memory of fallen soldiers. But feel free to pin your handmade poppy on your jacket, bag or hat anytime you want a pretty accessory that honors veterans.


 As a dedicated crochet enthusiast with a passion for sharing creativity and inspiration, I've had the pleasure of exploring various crochet techniques and designs. The Easy Crochet Poppy Pin has been a particularly intriguing journey for me, and I'm dedicated to sharing the joy and beauty of this project with fellow crocheters. With a desire to empower you to create delightful crochet masterpieces, I invite you to embrace the floral elegance of these poppy pins and let your creativity bloom.