Moth Orchid (Phalaenopsis)

Issue: 152


Moth Orchid (Phalaenopsis) by Emma Varnam

Make a crochet version of this gorgeous houseplant for an everlasting specimen that will never lose its petals!

Find the pattern in 152 of Inside Crochet magazine.


* Sirdar Country Classic 4ply, 50% wool/50% acrylic, 50g/200m/219yds

Yarn A: Forest Green 967 x 1 ball

Yarn B: Chocolate Brown 954 x 1 ball

* Sirdar Snuggly 100% Cotton DK, 100% cotton, 50g/106m/116yds

Yarn C: White 762 x 1 ball

* Sirdar Happy Cotton, 100% cotton, 20g/43m/47yds

Yarn D: Quack 788 x 1 ball

Yarn E: Jammy 755 x 1 ball

Yarn F: Sherbet 778 x 1 ball

* Sirdar Haworth Tweed DK, 50% nylon/50% wool, 50g/165m/180yds

Yarn G: Harewood Chestnut 910 x 1 ball

* 3mm & 3.5mm hooks

* Polyester stuffing

* Yarn needle

* 0.35mm floristry wire

* 1.2mm garden wire

* Plant stake

* Orchid clip

* Plant pot, approximately 10cm/4in diameter


Emma has been designing stylish knitting and crochet patterns for many years. On her award-winning blog at, she features many of her free patterns and discusses the inspiration behind them. Find her on Twitter @EmmaVarnamUK.

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Designer: Emma Varnam

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