Victorian Oval Pin

Materials

  • Yarn: Aunt Lydia’s Classic Crochet Thread (Coats & Clark), size 10, one ball: Myrtle Green
  • Assorted buttons, ribbon flowers, bows or beads of choice

Tools

  • Crochet hook: size US 7 (1.5mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Pin back, 1” long
  • Sewing needle and matching thread
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks

Directions

Gauge

  • 1. Finished size is 1-1/2”x2”.

Notes

  • 1. Worked from RS.
  • 2. Ch 3 always counts as first or last dc.
  • 3. Always join with sl st in ch 3 unless otherwise indicated.

What To Do

  • 1. Ch 6, sl st in first ch to make lp. Ch 3.
  • 2. Rnd 1: work 13 dc in lp; join. 14 dc.
  • 3. Rnd 2: ch 3, 2 dc in same st, (dc in next st, 2 dc in next st) 3 times, work 3 dc in next st. Rep between ( )s 3 times, join. 24 dc
  • 4. Rnd 3: ch 3, work 3 dc in next st, (dc in next st, 2 dc in next st) 5 times, dc in next st, work 3 dc in next st. Rep between ( )s 5 times; join.
  • 5. Rnd 4: ch 4 (counts as first dc and ch 1), (dc, ch 1) in next st, *(dc, ch 2, dc) in next st, ch 1,* (dc, ch 1) in next st 18 times. Rep between *s once, (dc, ch 1) in next st 16 times; join in 3rd ch of ch 4 and fasten off. Weave in ends.

Instructions

  • 1. With hot glue gun, glue ribbon flowers, assorted buttons, beads, or bows to the oval. Make sure glue bonds with buttons and oval for durability. With sewing needle and thread, sew pin back to upper center of oval, hiding stitching behind embellishments.
by Kristen Stolzfus
Vintage Oval Pin
Vintage Oval Pin