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Shamrock Pin
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 90723AD This easy pin is the perfect way to add some green to your St. Patrick's Day outfit!

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
About 3 x 4 1/2 in. (7.5 x 11.5 cm)



860-172 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Kelly Green

Vibrant medium green

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

860-171 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Fern

Vibrant apple green

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

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

Additional Materials
Pin back Craft glue
Materials are sufficient to make multiple pins.


POMPOM (make 3)
Wrap A around 3 fingers - the more wraps, the fuller your Pompom will be.

Cut yarn leading from skein.

Slide a doubled strand of B under wraps and knot.

Clip loops at opposite end.

Fluff Pompom and trim ends evenly.

Cut 3 strands of A, each 10 in.

(25.5 cm) long.

Thread 1 strand into blunt needle.

Leaving a long tail, thread needle (gently) through center of Pompoms.

Remove needle, do not trim ends of strand.

Repeat with other 2 strands.

Pull ends of all 6 strands until they are even and Pompoms create a shamrock shape.

Knot strands together.

Divide strands into 3 groups of 2 strands each and braid to desired length for stem.

Wrap end of braid with a strand of B, then trim ends evenly.

Cut a 24 in.

(61 cm) strand of B.

Wrap B strand several times around top of braided stem, then thread strand into blunt needle and embroider a lazy daisy stitch onto each Pompom.

Knot off strand on the back of Shamrock, then glue on pin back.

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