Free Crochet Pattern Jewelry Pin Holder
Small amounts of TLC Amore yarn in White and Grape, H hook or hook to obtain gauge, 5” X 7” decorative frame, small amount of stuffing, stapler, cardboard, needle and thread
GAUGE: 4 sc\dc sts = 1”, 5 rows pattern = 1”
ROW 1: With H hook and Grape yarn ch-25, sc 2nd ch from hook, (dc next ch, sc next ch) across ending with dc last ch, ch-1, turn. (24 sts)
ROW 2-24: (Sc next dc, dc next sc) across, ch-1, turn. At the end of row 24 fasten off.
RND 1: With H hook and white yarn, * ch-18, trc 10th ch from hook *, rep bet ** once more, sl st 1st ch beg ch-18, do not turn.
RND 2: Sl st to ch-8 lp, ch-1, work 8 sc, [* ch-4, sl st 1st ch for picot *, rep bet ** total 3 times, sl st in last sc made to form picot cluster], sc sa lp, work 6 sc next lp, rep bet , work 6 sc sa lp, work 8 sc next lp, rep bet , work 8 sc sa lp, work 6 sc next lp, rep bet , work 6 sc sa lp, sl st top beg sc, fasten off.
With needle and thread, sew to center of back.
ROW 1: With H hook and white yarn ch-32, sc 6th ch from hook, (ch-3, sk next ch, sc next ch) across, ch-1, turn. (14 lps made)
ROW 2: (Sc, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, sc) 1st lp, )sc, hdc, 4 dc, hdc, sc) in ea next 3 lps, (sc, hdc, 5 dc, hdc, sc) in ea of next 4 lps, (sc, hdc, 6 dc, hdc, sc) in ea of next 3 lps, (sc, hdc, 7 dc, hdc, sc) in ea of last 3 lps, fasten off.
Beg with 1st petal beg rolling until rose is formed, tack with needle and thread. Either sew or glue rose to center circle on decorative center just made.
Remove glass from frame, cut a piece of cardboard that fits inside the frame, double-checking to make certain it fits. Carefully staple 3 of the edges of the crochet piece to the very edge of the cardboard, easing in the fullness. Stuff this piece checking several times to make sure you have inserted enough stuffing. Staple the last edge to cardboard. Insert piece into frame as you would for a picture.
The idea behind this was more along the side of recycling than of crochet or gift-jewelry holder. You always see tons of picture frames at grage sales and thrift stores and I was just trying to come up with another use for something so often see and available.