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Acorn Brooch
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: L0715 This crocheted brooch is perfect for autumn and makes a wonderful tote bag or hat decoration. It's the perfect size to decorate a wreath or give to your amigurumi this fall.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 3 in. (7.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-127 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Espresso

Darkest brown


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 1.97
Note: (A)

860-124 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Toffee

Warm medium brown


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.29
Note: (B)

860-174 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Olive

Warm medium green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.29
Note: (C)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


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

Additional Materials
Pin back Sewing needle and thread Note: Materials are sufficient to make multiple brooches.
STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook - 1 st decreased.
sc3tog (sc 3 sts together) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

(Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop) twice.

Yarn over, draw through all 4 loops on hook - 2 sts decreased.

NOTES:
To change color, work last stitch of old color to last yarn over.

Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete stitch.

Fasten off old color.


INSTRUCTIONS



BROOCH
Beg at top of Brooch, with A, ch 4.
Row 1: Work 2 sc in the 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, 2 sc in last ch - 5 sc at the end of this row.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in last sc - 7 sc.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in last sc - 9 sc.
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next 5 sc, sc2tog - 7 sc.
Change to B.
Row 5: Ch 1, turn, working through back loops only, sc in each sc across.
Rows 6 and 7: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
Row 8: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next 3 sc, sc2tog - 5 sc.
Row 9: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next sc, sc2tog - 3 sc.
Row 10: Sc3tog.
Fasten off.



LEAF
With C, ch 4.
Sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, 4 dc in last ch, working along opposite side of ch, hdc in next ch, sc in last ch.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Edging
With right side facing, join B with a slip st at beg of B section on right hand side of Brooch.

Work sc evenly spaced around outside edge of Brooch to end of B section, changing to A in last st.

With A, work sc evenly spaced around A section of Brooch.

Fasten off.



With sewing needle and thread, sew Leaf to top of Brooch.

Weave in ends.

With sewing needle and thread, sew pin back to wrong side of Brooch.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dpn(s) = double pointed needle(s)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
Rev St st = reverse stockinette stitch
rnd(s) = round(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)


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