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Valentine Brooches
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice® - Vanna's Choice® Baby
Pattern Number: 81113AD These easy pins are great for Valentine's Day -- no knit or crochet skills required! Featured in BK4K.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 2-2 1/2 in. (5-6.5 cm)

PUBLISHED IN: By Kids, For Kids


CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-113 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Scarlet

True bold red


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (A)

860-101 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Pink

Light pink

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Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (B)

840-139 Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn: Berrylicious

Magenta pink


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (C)

Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Small amount of brown yarn Craft glue Cardboard Pin backs

INSTRUCTIONS



BROOCH
From cardboard, cut 2 pieces each 1 1/4 x 2 1/2 in.

(3.2 x 6.5 cm) and 2 pieces each 2 x 2 1/2 in.

(5 x 6.5 cm).


Cut one end of each cardboard piece into a point.


Apply craft glue lightly to both sides of cardboard shape.


Wrap each shape horizontally with yarn in color as desired.


Allow to dry.


Apply glue lightly to both sides of cardboard shape, covering previously-wrapped strands.


Wrap each Brooch with 2 colors of yarn wrapped vertically, wrapping about one third of the Brooch with each color alternately.


Allow to dry.



FINISHING
Cut short lengths of brown yarn for 'X's and 'O's and glue to each Brooch.


Tassel
Cut 2-3 strands of 2 colors of yarn, each 5 in.

(12.5 cm) long.


Tie one strand around others at center.

Cut a 6 in.

(15 cm) length of any color and wrap tightly around strands 1/2 in.

(1.25 cm) below top knot.

Knot securely.

Tie a Tassel to point of each Brooch.


Trim Tassel ends.


Glue a pin back to each Brooch.

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