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Free Crochet Pattern: Acorn Brooch

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Pattern #: L0715
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 1 review)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

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

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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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.
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Color (A)
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Color (B)
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Linen White Pink Aqua Soft Pink 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 Pea Green 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)

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  860-127 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Espresso
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$ 2.63  
Note: (A)
•  860-124 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Toffee
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$ 4.39  
Note: (B)
•  860-174 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Olive
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$ 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®

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

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.

NOTES:

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.

BROOCH
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.

LEAF
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.

FINISHING
Edging

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.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet hdc = half double crochet
sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es)


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Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 1 review)
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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.


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