This is an easy Christmas gift you can make in about 15 minutes. The crochet techniques we will be using are a slip knot, slip stitch and single crochet (double crochet in UK terms). Easy enough for a beginner!
3.5 mm crochet hook
1 cm jump ring
DMC embroidery thread, red and green
Small safety pin
Insert hook and pull to secure.
Insert hook into jump ring. Yarn over. Pull through. Yarn over. Pull through.
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9 single crochet into the ring. Slip stitch to join.
Insert a stitch marker into the top of this chain.
2 single crochet into each chain around.
Join with a slip stitch where you inserted a stitch marker.
Trim yarn, leaving a 5cm (2 inch) tail and fasten off.
Weave in the ends on the back of your wreath.
Take 30 cm of your red thread. Using the yarn needle, weave in and out of the second round of your wreath, leaving 2cm hanging down a where you begin and end.
Tie a knot.
Tie another knot.
Tie a bow.
Trim the ends to make them even.
Sew your small safety pin to the back of your brooch and give it to a friend!