It’s that time of year again when a familiar little flower starts appearing on the lapels of newsreaders, politicians, and ordinary people on the street.
The poppy signifies, of course, Remembrance Day – the 11th November – on which we remember the end of World War Two and the servicemen and women of the armed forces who have died in armed conflict.
To mark the occasion this year, I have come up with this original design crochet Remembrance Day poppy. Crafted in soft poppy red merino cotton yarn, with a green merino cotton leaf, this poppy also features a shiny black button crocheted into the centre and a brooch pin to secure to the lapel of your favourite coat or jacket. Read more