Saturday 13 March 2010

Mother's Day Flower Brooch

Today in the UK its Mother's Day, and this crocheted flower brooch is for my mom.
The flower could also be used to decorate a card or present, added to a ribbon for a pretty neck tie or to a hair tie, try different colour combinations & yarn weights
DK yarn/worsted weight
4.25mm - 4.5mm UK/ (6/G USA) hook

(I used Patons Morocco
DK colour - Papaya and Coral Mix shade 83a its a new cotton/polyester mixed yarn in pretty colours, but any DK/ worsted weight yarn can be used also for mini flowers try a lightweight sock or lace-weight yarn)


(how to make the stitches plus more at NezumiWorld main site)
st – Stitch sts – Stitches
dc (UK)/ sc (USA) – Double Crochet (UK)/ Single Crochet (USA)

tr(UK)/ dc (USA) – Treble Crochet (UK)/ Double Crochet (USA)
ch – Chain

picot -
to make a picot make 3 chain than slip stitch into the 1st chain


Ch 27

Row 1:
2 tr(UK)/ 2 dc(USA) into the 3rd ch from the hook,
2 tr(UK)/ 2 dc(USA) into every ch to the end, 1ch, turn
Row 2:
[1 dc(UK)/ 1sc(USA) into the tr, 2 tr(UK)/ 2 dc(USA) into the next tr] repeat to end, 2 ch, turn

Row 3: [1 tr(UK)/ 1 dc(USA) into the next tr, 1 picot, 1 tr(UK)/ 1 dc(USA) into the next tr] repeat to the end
Roll flower together and sew, add brooch back


  1. Absolutely beautiful. Thanks for sharing the directions.

  2. sorry i have not been around to note but I have been watching and this if really a pretty brooch.

  3. Lovely flower! I featured a link to it this morning on my blog:

    Thank you for sharing the pattern!

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