Things to Make: Crochet Holly Berry Pin - Free Pattern!

I shared this pattern last year on my other blog, but I've been trying to consolidate all of my patterns and tutorials here on my new site, so I wanted to share it with you here today!

 

I originally did this pattern as a guest Good Knits (LOVE her blog, BTW...if you haven't yet you NEED to go check it out.  Serious.)

...And here it is just in time for the Christmas season!  It works up super fast and was fun to make!  Here's my little

Crochet Holly Berry Pin


Materials needed:
Small amount of medium weight red and green yarn (I used Caron Simply Soft in Cypress and Autumn Red)
Crochet Hook size F (3.75mm)
Yarn needle
Scissors

If you want to make it into a pin you'll also need a bit of felt for backing and a pin back.

For the Leaves:

Ch 20 (make sure you leave a three or four inch beginning tail).

Row 1: Sl sl in 2nd ch from hook. Sc in next. Dc, ch 1, dc in next. Sc in next. Sl st in next. Sc in next. Dc, ch 1, dc in next. Sc in next. Sl st in next 3 sts. Sc in next. Dc, ch 1, dc in next. Sc in next. Sl st in next. Sc in next. Dc, ch 1, dc in next. Sc in next. Sl st in last ch.  Ch 1, turn.

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Row 2: Working along opposite side of ch: Sl sl in next. Sc in next. Dc, ch 1, dc in next. Sc in next. Sl st in next. Sc in next. Dc, ch 1, dc in next. Sc in next. Sl st in next 3 sts. Sc in next. Dc, ch 1, dc in next. Sc in next. Sl st in next. Sc in next. Dc, ch 1, dc in next. Sc in next. Sl st in last ch.  Pull up long tail, fasten off.

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Sew the long tails down the center of the leaves using a simple running stitch.  Overlap the leaves and stitch them together:

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Fasten off, and weave in ends.

For the Berries:

Ch 2. 

Row 1:  Sc in in 2nd ch from hook 5 times.  Do not join. 

Row 2:  Continuing in a round, work 2 sc in each sc from previous row. (10 sc)

Row 3:  Sk next sc. Sc in next sc.* Rep around, fasten off, leaving a three or four inch tail. (5 sc)

Turn the berries right side out and tuck in the beginning tail.  Make as many berries as you desire.

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To turn your holly into a pin, hot glue (or sew) a small circle of felt and a pin to the back!

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You can use your little pin to embellish a scarf, jacket, hat, or gift!

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Isn't it so cute?

I'll be posting the pattern for the Shell Brimmed Beanie Hat tomorrow, so be watching for it!!

You can download this pattern in PDF form by CLICKING HERE!

 

 

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