- Crochet Dragonfly Pin
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Design by Jane Benton Butler • Skill level: beginner
- Materials needed:
- one reel Kreinik Tapestry (#12) Braid 085 Peacock
- one reel Kreinik Fine (#8) Braid 070 Mardis Gras
- 15 inches of 22-gauge craft wire
- sew-on pin back
- two beads (for eyes)
- beading thread and needle
- Tapestry needle
- wire cutters
Abbreviations: sc = single crochet, ch = chain, sl st = slip stitch
Using Tapestry (#12) Braid 085, Ch 16, sc in second ch from hook and in each remain- ing ch, placing 3 sc in last ch, then continue sc down other side of foundation ch.
Shape wire into 4 wings each 1.25-inches long, twist wire around intersection of wings and lay straight part along dragonfly body between rows of sc. If wire is too long, trim to be 1/8-inch shorter than body. Fold rows of sc together over wire and sc together, placing 3 sc at end to secure wire over wings. Cut yarn, leaving a tail of approximately 12 inches.
Using Fine (#8) Braid 070, work sc around the wire of each wing, sl st to body. Cut yarn, leaving a tail of at least 25 inches. Using tapestry needle, work two rows detached buttonhole stitch to fill in each wing. Sew on pin back with reserved 12-inch strand of body yarn. Sew on beads for eyes. Attach to jacket or shirt and wear proudly!
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