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Crochet Violets Pin

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Updated September 15, 2016
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Use this crochet flower pattern to create delicate violets for a pin or embellishment for clothing or accessories. The metallic thread adds a bit of glamor to this lovely pin.  Though this pin showcases flowers of one color, you could easily create a whole bouquet of flowers with blooms of all different colors!  This crocheted pin would be a great gift for girls of all ages and would make a sweet adornment to a coat, purse or scarf.  Brighten up your wardrobe with this springy and fun crocheted flower brooch.

Crochet Violets Pin

 


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Materials:

  • 1 spool Kreinik Metallics blending filament spool in Purple
  • 1 spool Kreinik Metallics blending filament spool in Green
  • 1 spool Kreinik Metallics blending filament spool in Star Mauve
  • Small amounts of South Maid crochet cotton size yarn in Purple (A), Myrtle Green (B), White (C), and Soft Yellow (D)
  • Size 7 steel crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • 12" length 1/8" wide white satin ribbon
  • 3/4" long pin back
  • Tapestry needle
  • Sewing needle and white sewing thread

Gauge: Flower = 7/8" in diameter - Check gauge to save time.

Special Stitches:

  • Tr cl: Holding back on hook last lp of each st, 2 tr in indicated st, yo, draw through all 3 lps on hook.
  • P: Ch 3, hdc in last tr made.
  • Shell: [{Tr, p} 4 times, tr] in indicated sp.

Instructions:
Join rnds with a sl st unless otherwise stated.

Violet (Make 5)

  • Rnd 1 (RS): With one strand A and one strand BFA held together, ch 2, 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook, join in beg sc.
     
  • Rnd 2: [Ch 3, tr, ch 3, sl st] in same st as joining, [sl st, ch 3, tr, ch 3, sl st] in next sc, *[sl st, ch 3, tr cl, ch 3, sl st] in next sc*, [sl st, ch 3, 5 tr, ch 3, sl st] in next sc, rep from * to *, join in st at base of beg ch-3, fasten off.

Stems

  • With one strand B and one strand BFB held tog, ch 10 for foundation ch, sc in 2nd ch from hook, **ch 21, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in each of next 19 chs**, sc in each of next 2 chs on foundation ch, *ch 17, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in each of next 15 chs, sc in each of next 2 chs on foundation ch*, ch 19, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in each of next 17 chs, sc in each of next 2 chs on foundation ch, rep from * to * once, rep from ** to ** once, sl st in last sc made on foundation ch, fasten off.

Doily

  • Rnd 1 (RS): With one strand C and one strand BFC held together, ch 1 (center ch), ch 3 more (counts as first dc throughout), 11 more dc in center ch, join in top of beg ch-3. (12 dc)
     
  • Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, 2 dc in each rem dc around, join in top of beg ch-3. (24 dc)
     
  • Rnd 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in next st, [dc in next st, 2 dc in next st] rep around, join with in top of beg ch-3. (36 dc)
     
  • Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, sc in each of next 3 dc, *ch 6, turn, sl st in last sc made, ch 1, turn, 11 sc in ch-6 lp**, sc in each of next 4 dc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in beg sc. (9 ch-6 lps)
     
  • Rnd 5: Sl st in next sc, ch 6 (counts as first tr, ch-2), *sl st in 4th sc on next ch-6 lp, ch 6, sk next 3 sc on same lp, sl st in next sc, ch 2**, tr in center sc of 3 unworked sc between same lp and next lp, ch 2, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in 4th ch of beg ch-6.
     
  • Rnd 6: Ch 3, [shell in next ch-6 sp, dc in next tr] rep around, ending with shell in last ch-6 sp, join in top of beg ch-3, fasten off.

Finishing

  1. Press doily and violets gently on WS with steam iron. With tapestry needle and D, work one French knot in the center of each violet, leaving ends for finishing. Place foundation ch of stems on RS of doily just below center and sew to doily from WS.
     
  2. Using photo as a guide, position violets on center of doily and tack in place with ends from French knots left for finishing, covering foundation ch of stems. Gather stems together approximately 3/4" from top and tie together with length of white ribbon.
     
  3. Trim ends of ribbon to desired length. Sew pin back to center of doily on WS.

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This is a beautiful Crochet Violets Pin! After reading the pattern above, I had to do a Google search for the Kreinik Metallics blending filament. Then I was 'Oh that's what it is", I bought a sack of threads and yarns at a thrift store a while back and it has about 15 new bobbins of this. I really had no idea what to do with them. Now with the beautiful pin pattern I do. So nice to see what it really does and this pattern is very well written and I will be doing this one. Thank you so much for sharing this free crochet pattern and helping me discover new materials to work with.

Oh gosh this is pretty, it looks so fresh. What a perfect embellishment for a throw pillow or a little girl's dress pocket. I have never really learned to crochet past the basics but these violets make me want to pick up a hook and get started.

Beautiful pattern! I just saved this for my mother for mother's day! I would just recommend using the crochet hooks that have the soft padded handles, because it will make crocheting something so small much easier! It will also be less fatigue on your wrists and hands as they are ergonomic. I got myself a set a month ago, and I love them!

Is there a rose pattern like the violets

I absolutely love this. I hope I am not being too dense but what is BFA? I really would love to make this but I don't have a clue what this is. Thanks for a beautiful pattern and for the info.

It means blending filament purple

There's a good article on this site about the blending filament. It gives tips on working with it, tying knots, and it seems that some advance needle workers remove the core string out of it, although that's not recommended. You can see a little of the sparkle in the purple in this violet pattern.

hello i have the crochet violet pin paatern ,but i am having difficulties with the doily on rnd 4 with the lp could you explain this please thankyou

thankyou i will go to the site,

I love it, but unfortunately i don't know how to crochet, and i don't have anyone near me that can make one fo rme.

You can definitely learn to crochet by watching YouTube videos! Also, join a Facebook crochet group and you will have a lot of nice people willing to help you! Be warned, though, you're going to get "hooked"! lol Then start taking you WIP (work in project) with you to crochet while waiting places, and you'll meet people who just can't wait to talk to you about it!

Does anyone have a crochet lotus flower pattern? I would like to make a corsage for my niece for her wedding shower and the lotus flower is her theme.

how do you do the p stitch?

Hi, yarnit 7156198. Look for the PDF link on the manufacturer's website. For the crochet violets pin, you'll find it on the following page: http://www.kreinik.com/kshop/product.php?productid=119&cat=33&page=1 MissMaggie's suggestion does not save the project to your computer. That process only saves a link to it in your favecrafts account, which is probably not anything near what you were asking.

Hi yarnit 7156198, All you have to do is click the save project button at the top. Hope this helps! -Editors of FaveCrafts

how can i save patterns, i like to keep them on my computer, so i have them when i travel without taking a bunch of paper thanks marie

its very pretty

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