Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Crochet Shamrock

Technique: Crochet

8 ply yarn, green

2.5mm hook

This pretty little motif can be turned into a brooch, used as adornments for bags, buckles and patches, or you can attach a magnet for a cute little fridgie.


Rnd 1: Ch 5 (counts as first dc); 12 dc in 5th chain from hook; ch 1, turn work: (13 dc)
Rnd 2: 5 hdc in next dc, sc in next dc, 5 hdc in next dc, slip st in next dc) 3 times
Tail: Ch 7, slip st in 2nd ch from hook and in each remaining ch, dc in beginning chain, (where first 12 dc were worked on Row 1), slip st in first hdc on Row 2.
Fasten off, secure ends and weave in.

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