by M. J. Joachim
Step 2: Chain 3, make 1 half double crochet in 2nd chain from hook
Step 3: Make 1 double crochet in next chain; make 1 triple in top loop of next single crochet
Step 4: Make 1 dc in same chain stitch where sc was made
Step 5: Make 1 hdc in next chain stitch of base chain and 1 sc in last chain of base chain
Step 6: Repeat Steps 1 – 5 for next leaf. Join with slip stitch to first base chain.
Repeat Steps 1 – 6 for pattern. Make as many individual leaves as you want. Finish off. Weave in loose ends.
Very carefully, take pieces of pipe cleaner and weave them through the back side of leaf, to form and shape individual leaves, according to your preference.