Make this beautiful crochet brooch from Alla Koval with this free crochet pattern. It makes a great accent to a purse or a piece of clothing. DMC Traditional crochet thread is used.
- DMC Traditions Crochet Thread, Size 10 (100 % • Mercerized Cotton/50 gr /175 yd)
- #04 pink - 1 ball
- #18 baby pink - 1 ball
- #42 turquoise - 1 ball
- #10 green - 1 ball
- CROCHET HOOK Size 7 (1.65MM) steel crochet hook
- NOTIONS yarn needle
NOTE: Many roses and leaves can be made from a single ball of thread.
- 27MM safety catch brooch back - 1
gauge is not critical for this design
ROSE BODY (make 3)
NOTE: See Diagram 1 on p. 4.
Row 1(RS): dc in 5th ch from hook, dc in each ch across, turn = 73 dc.
Row 2: ch 1, sc in 1st dc, [sk 2 dc, 8 dc in next dc, sk 2 dc, sc in next dc] 3 times, [sk 3 dc, 12 dc in next dc, sk 3 dc, sc in next dc] 3 times, [sk 4 dc, 15 dc in next dc, sk 4 dc, sc in next dc] 3 times. Fasten off, leaving 8-10” yarn tail.
Make one with pink, one with baby pink and one with • turquoise.
LEAF (make 3)
NOTE: See Diagram 2 on the right.
With green ch 16.•
Row 1(RS): sc in 2nd ch from hook, * hdc in next 2 chs, dc in next 3 chs, tr in next 3 chs, dc in next 3 chs, hdc in next 2 chs, * 3 sc in last ch; working in free loops of beg ch, rep from * to *, sc in next ch, do not turn.
Row 2: ch 1, sc in beg ch, sl st in next 15 sts, (sl st, ch 3, sl st) in next sc, sl st in each st across to beg ch. Fasten off, leaving 8-10” yarn tail.
NOTE: See Diagram 3 on p. 4.
With green ch 4, join with sl st in the 1• st ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1(RS): ch 1, 7 sc in ring, join with sl st in beg ch = 7 sc.
Rnd 2: ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around = 14 sc.
Rnd 3: ch 1, [2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc] around = 21 sc.
Rnd 4: ch 1, [2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc] around = 28 sc.
Rnd 5: ch 1, [2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc] around = 35 sc.
Rnd 6: ch 1, [2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc] around = 42 sc.
Rnd 7: ch 1, [2 sc in next sc, sc in next 5 sc] around = 49 sc. Fasten off.
Foll tutorial (• see p. 4) form a Roses bouquet. Sew safety Catch Brooch back to center of Pin Base.
TIP: Brooch Back also can be glued (hot glue is recommended). Weave in ends.
beg - beginning
ch - chain
hdc - half double crochet
dc – double crochet
rep - repeat
rnd - round
RS - right side
sc - single crochet
sk – skip
sl st - slip stitch
tr- treble crochet
WS - wrong side