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How To Make A Crochet Boutonniere
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How To Make A Crochet Boutonniere

Crafting Time:
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Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Lion Brand
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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion Brand® Bonbons®: Celebrate, 1 package, or color of choice
  • Lion Brand® crochet hook size F-5 (3.75 mm)
  • Lion Brand® large-eyed blunt needle
  • One green glass bead, 3/8" (1 cm) in diameter
  • Sewing needle & thread
  • Jewelry pin back
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors

    • SIZE:
    • About 3 1/2" (9 cm) across

    • GAUGE:
    • EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL TO THIS PROJECT.

    • NOTES:
    • Flower, Leaf and Stem are crocheted separately, then sewn together.
    • Flower and Stem are worked in joined rnds with RS always facing. Do not turn at beg of rnds.
    • Use the colors that match our photograph, or use colors of your choice from the yarn package.

    • DIRECTIONS:

    • FLOWER
    • With hot pink, or color of choice, ch 7.
    • Join with sl st in beg ch to make a ring.
    • Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 3 (beg ch counts as first dc), work 2 dc in ring, ch 9, * 3 dc in ring, ch 9; rep from * 4 more times; join with sl st in top of beg ch-3 – you will have 6 ch-9 sps.
    • Rnd 2: Sl st in next dc, ch 1, sc in same dc, (9 dc, ch 2, 9 dc) in next ch-9 sp, * sk next dc, sc in next dc, sk next dc, (9 dc, ch 2, 9 dc) in next ch-9 sp; rep from * 4 times more; join with sl st in first sc – 6 petals.
    • Rnd 3: Ch 1, *sc in each of next 9 sts, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, sc in each of next 9 sts; rep from * 5 more times (once for each petal); join with sl st in first sc.
    • Fasten off, leaving a 12 in. (30.5 cm) long yarn tail.
    • Thread yarn tail into blunt needle and weave through sts of Rnd 1. Pull to gather and knot securely.

    • LEAF
    • With pea green, ch 10.
    • Row 1 (RS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each of next 7 ch, work 3 sc in last ch; turn to work along opposite side of foundation ch and sc in each of next 8 ch – 19 sts.
    • Row 2: Ch 1, turn. Working through back loops only, sc in each of first 9 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in each of next 9 sts – 21 sts.
    • Row 3: Ch 1, turn. Working through back loops only, sc in each of first 10 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in each of next 10 sts – 23 sts.
    • Row 4: Ch 1, turn. Working through back loops only, sc in each of first 11 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in each of next 11 sts – 25 sts.
    • Fasten off.

    • STEM
    • With pea green, or color of choice, ch 3.
    • Join with a sl st in first ch to make a ring.
    • Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 1, work 3 sc in ring; join with sl st in first sc.
    • Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each st around; join with sl st in first sc.
    • Rep Rnd 2 until piece measures about 1" (2.5 cm) long.
    • Stem Cap
    • Rnd 1: Ch 1, work 2 sc in each st around; join with sl st in first sc – 6 sts.
    • Rnd 2: Rep Rnd 1 – 12 sts.
    • Rnd 3: Ch 1, *sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * twice more; join with sl st in first sc – 15 sts.
    • Rnds 4 and 5: Ch 1, sc in each st around; join with sl st in first sc.
    • Fasten off, leaving a 12 in. (30.5 cm) long yarn tail for sewing.

    • FINISHING:
    • Weave in ends.

    • Sew Leaf and Flower into stem cap.
    • With sewing needle and thread, sew bead to center of Flower, and pin back to WS of Boutonniere.

    • ABBREVIATIONS:
    • beg = begin(ning)(s)
    • ch = chain
    • dc = double crochet
    • rnd(s) = round(s)
    • RS = right side
    • sc = single crochet
    • sk = skip
    • sl st = slip stitch
    • st(s) = stitch(es)
    • WS = wrong side

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Lion Brand Bonbons Yarn 8/Pkg-Celebrate

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