crochet flower pinThis beautiful crocheted flower pin is a perfect gift for women. It is an unique accessory that goes well on jackets.  It adds just hint of color to brighten everyone’s day.  Choose favorite colors to make it an uniquely from you gift.

Directions

MATERIALS: J. & P. Coats Tatting-Crochet, Size 70: 1 ball each of No. 48 Hunter’s Green, No. 8 Blue, No. 9 Yellow, No. 37 Dk. Lavender, No. 4 Pink, No. 1 White and No. 15-B Shaded Bright Reds, and J. & P. Coats or Clark’s O.N.T. Pearl Cotton, Size 5: 1 ball of No. 48 Hunter’s Green, or J. & P. Coats “Knit-Cro-Sheen”: 1 ball of No. 48 Hunter’s Green. Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 13. 1⁄4 yard of millinery wire. Small safety pin.

WILD ROSE . . . Starting at center with Shaded Bright Reds, ch 6. Join with sI st to form ring. 1st rnd: (Sc in ring, ch 5) 5 times. Join with sI st to first sc.

FIRST PETAL . . . 1st row: 6 sc in next loop. Ch 3, turn.

2nd row: DC in first sc, 2 dc in each sc across. Ch I, turn.

3rd row: Sc in each dc across and in top of turning chain. Ch 3, turn.

4th row: Skip first sc, dc in next 2 sc, 2 dc in each sc across to within last 3 sc, dc in next 3 sc. Ch I, turn.

5th and 6th rows: Repeat 3rd and 4th rows.

7th row: Repeat 3rd row.

8th row: Skip first sc, holding back on hook the last loop of each dc, make dc in next 5 sc, thread over and draw through all loops on hook,

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thus working off 6 dc as 1 dc, dc in each sc across to within last 6 sc, work off 6 dc as 1 dc as before. Ch I, turn.

9th row: Sc in each dc across, working off first 3 sc and last 3 sc as 1 sc. Ch 3, turn.

10th row: Skip first sc, work off next 4 dc as 1 dc, dc in each sc across to within last 5 sc, work off next 5 dc as 1 dc. Break off. Attach thread to next loop and work as for First Petal. Make 3 more petals in same way.

STAMENS . . . Starting at base with Yellow, ch 9, * thread over, insert hook in 3rd ch from hook and draw loop through, (thread over, insert hook in -same place and draw loop through) twice; thread over and draw through all loops on hook, ch 5, sI st in first ch made, ch 8. Repeat from * once more, thread over, insert hook in 3rd ch from hook and draw loop through, (thread over, insert hook in same place and draw loop through) twice; thread over and draw through all loops on hook, ch 5, sI st in first ch made. Break off. Sew Stamens in place.

STAR OF BETHLEHEM . . . Starting at center with White ch 2. 1st rnd: 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join.
2nd rnd: Sc in each sc around. Join.

3rd rnd: Sc in first sc, * ch 10, sI st In 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, half dc in next ch, dc in next 3 ch, half dc in next ch, sc in next ch, sI st in next ch, sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. Join and break off.

CENTER . . . With Yellow, ch 6. Join with sI st to form ring. 12 sc in ring. Join and break off. Sew to flower. Make 1 Lavender, 1 Pink and 3 Yellow flowers in same way.

FORGET-ME-NOT . . . Starting at center with Blue, ch 8. Join with sI st to form ring.

FIRST PETAL . . . 1st row: 4 sc in ring. Ch 3, turn. 2nd row: Skip first sc, dc in next 3 sc. Ch 3, turn.