Shamrock Fold Napkin

The below napkin fold incorporates the St. Patrick’s Day symbol of the shamrock. Visit our St. Patrick’s Day Symbols page to learn more about the symbolism and meaning of the shamrock for St. Patrick’s Day.

Shamrock NapkinSupplies:

Green Linen Napkins

Small Decorations or Buttons (for the center)


1. Directions for folding a napkin in a shamrock shape can be found at Better Homes & Gardens — just note that in our napkin photo we kept our “petals” standing tall rather than pressing them down (we like the added dimension).

2. Place a decoration or a button in the center.

Back to main St. Patrick’s Day Decorating page.

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