Skip Navigation

Click for Lion Brand Yarn Home Page
Our Yarns
The LB Collection
Martha Stewart Crafts
Lion's Pride Woolspun
Vanna's Collection
Request Free Catalog
Our Yarns
Yarn by Weight
New Catalog
  • free patterns
  • special sales
  • new items
  • 15% off coupon
    US orders only
    view past newsletters   Click to view newsletters and subscription choice
Free Catalog
Lion Brand
     Yarn Studio
     Retail Store, New York, NY
Lion Brand
     Yarn Shop
     Retail Store, Colonie, NY
Lion Brand Outlet
     Retail Store, Carlstadt, NJ
Find a Store
post code:
more options   Click for more store-locator options
Home : Patterns : Acorn Brooch

Free Crochet Pattern: Acorn Brooch

** All Lion Brand stores and facilities are closed on Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day the following day. **

Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern #: L0715
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 1 review)
Most current review /
Write a review

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 3 in. (7.5 cm)


  Add to Notes and Favs
     Send to a friend
  Pattern Help
Image of Acorn Brooch
This crocheted brooch is perfect for autumn and makes a wonderful tote bag or hat decoration. It's the perfect size to decorate a wreath or give to your amigurumi this fall.
  For Text-to-Speech Browsers
No Images
Brailler Input Format - Duxbury and others
Tweet this

    Pin It

Pin It


Color (A)
Vanna's Choice®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 860-127: Vanna's Choice Yarn: Espresso
Click here for larger swatch

Color (B)
Vanna's Choice®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 860-124: Vanna's Choice Yarn: Toffee
Click here for larger swatch

Color (C)
Vanna's Choice®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 860-174: Vanna's Choice Yarn: Olive
Click here for larger swatch
To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Vanna's Choice®
Fisherman Linen White Pink Aqua Silver Blue Sapphire Dusty Blue
Colonial Blue Navy Raspberry Scarlet Beige Toffee Taupe Chocolate
Espresso Honey Radiant Orange Brick Terracotta Rust Dusty Rose Wild Berry
Rose Antique Rose Magenta Eggplant Dusty Purple Purple Burgundy Silver Grey
Charcoal Grey Black Radiant Yellow Mustard Fern Kelly Green Dusty Green Olive
Radiant Lime Cranberry Lime Mountain Print Woods Print Purple Print Autumn Print Charcoal Print
Denim Mist Rose Mist Taupe Mist Purple Mist Seaspray Mist Pearl Mist Tangerine Mist Oatmeal
Grey Marble Wheat Barley Dark Grey Heather Silver Heather Patchwork Grey Twilight Plum Jam
Oceania Cambridge
*Vanna's Choice® (Article #860). 100% Premium Acrylic
400, 401, 403: 92% Acrylic, 8% Rayon
402: 96% Acrylic, 4% Rayon; package size: Solids: 3.5 oz (100 g), 170 yards (156 m)
Prints, Tweeds, & Heathers: 3 ozs (85 g) , 145 yards (133 meters)
Twists: 2.5 oz (70 g), 121 yards (111 meters)

You can also buy materials separately
To change colors, click the drop-down list or swatches above
•  860-127 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Espresso
$ 4.39  
Note: (A)
•  860-124 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Toffee
$ 4.39  
Note: (B)
•  860-174 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Olive
$ 4.39  
Note: (C)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
Pin back
Sewing needle and thread

Note: Materials are sufficient to make multiple brooches.

Acorn Brooch

Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®


Exact gauge is not essential to this project.


sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook - 1 st decreased.
sc3tog (sc 3 sts together) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. (Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop) twice. Yarn over, draw through all 4 loops on hook - 2 sts decreased.


To change color, work last stitch of old color to last yarn over. Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete stitch. Fasten off old color.

Beg at top of Brooch, with A, ch 4.
Row 1: Work 2 sc in the 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, 2 sc in last ch - 5 sc at the end of this row.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in last sc - 7 sc.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in last sc - 9 sc.
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next 5 sc, sc2tog - 7 sc.
Change to B.
Row 5: Ch 1, turn, working through back loops only, sc in each sc across.
Rows 6 and 7: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
Row 8: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next 3 sc, sc2tog - 5 sc.
Row 9: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next sc, sc2tog - 3 sc.
Row 10: Sc3tog.
Fasten off.

With C, ch 4.
Sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, 4 dc in last ch, working along opposite side of ch, hdc in next ch, sc in last ch. Fasten off.


With right side facing, join B with a slip st at beg of B section on right hand side of Brooch. Work sc evenly spaced around outside edge of Brooch to end of B section, changing to A in last st. With A, work sc evenly spaced around A section of Brooch. Fasten off.

With sewing needle and thread, sew Leaf to top of Brooch. Weave in ends. With sewing needle and thread, sew pin back to wrong side of Brooch.

Click for explanation and illustration
beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet hdc = half double crochet
sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es)

  Learn to Crochet Instructions:

Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 1 review)
Have you made this pattern?
Write your own review Send us a photo
Reviewed by Hannah on 2012-10-21 *****
Oh, wow!!! I haven't finished this yet but I already love it. Will add to my business inventory today.

When you are in New York City, visit the Lion Brand Yarn Studio at 34 W. 15th Street for a one-of-a-kind yarn lover's experience. For more information, visit the website,
separator separator
Bookmark This!  separator
Sign up for our Newsletter  
separator Share This!  separator About Us separator Contact Us separator
  Font Size:   
Click to view page with standard font Click to view page with larger font Click to view page with largest font