Tuesday, June 10, 2014

It's My 500th post! (And a Thank You Pin Pattern Too)


I am so excited to be sitting here writing my 500th post...wow!  I wanted to celebrate my joy that I've experienced in authoring this blog by sharing a little "Thank You Pin"  This is a quick and easy little project that you can make for a special someone.  Make them in school colors for teachers, or in team colors to show team spirit...they also make a super cute applique for a cardigan or bag too!

Thank You Pins (or Appliques)
By Jennifer Dickerson

  • 2 colors of yarn of your choice (yarn shown is Dream In Color and Knit Picks Capra)
  • Recommended hook for your particular yarn (check the yarn label, I used an I hook)
  • 1 Button
  • Pin backing (found in the bead/jewelry aisle of the craft store) or a safety pin
  • Tapestry/yarn needle
  • Scissors


Instructions for Larger Circle:

Ch 4, join with a sl st to make a ring.
Round 1: ch 4 (counts as a dc), then work 11 dc into the center of the ring.  Close circle with a sl st.
Round 2: ch 4 (counts as a dc).  Work a dc into the first space.  In the next space and in each space around the entire circle, work 2 dc.  Close circle with a sl st and fasten off.

Instructions for Smaller Circle:

Ch 4, join with a sl st to make a ring.
Round 1: ch 4 (counts as a dc), then work 11 dc into the center of the ring.  Close circle with a sl st and fasten off.

Finishing and Assembly:

Weave in all tails except one from the smaller circle.  Stack everything together: larger circle on bottom, smaller circle in the middle, buton on top.  Use the last remaining tail to sew everything together.  Secure with a know and weave in reaminig tail.

Sew on pin backing/safety pin, and you're finished!

Click below to watch a video to crochet a Thank You Pin stitch by stitch:


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© Jennifer Dickerson 2014
Please note: Patterns are for personal and charity use only. In addition, if you enjoy the pattern, please link to it, but do not copy the pattern to your own website or blog (including other languages). Thank you!

11 comments:

  1. Congrats for your 500th post, (wow!) and thanks so much for sharing such a beautiful easy pattern. I adore your blog !

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    1. Thank you, it has been a lot of fun and I hope to have many more posts! :)

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  2. Congrats on your 500th post! I love your blog and your You Tube Videos...following your very clear, You Tube instructions, I was able to crochet 26 Pavement Infinity Scarfs early this spring for going away gifts for my coworkers upon my retirement...and they absolutely loved them!! Can't wait to start on Christmas gifts! Have a great day!

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    1. Thanks so much for your kind comment! So glad you like the Pavement pattern too...very impressive at how many you made too...wow! :)

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  3. Congrats on 500 posts! That's a wonderful accomplishment. I love your blog; thank you for all the lovely free patterns. Blessings :-)

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    1. Thank you very much and I thank you too for being such a fabulously loyal reader of the blog! :)

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  4. Congrats for your 500 post !
    I love your blog and your patterns !
    I wish you a long long life for your blog !
    Have a good day ,
    Mireille .

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  5. Congrats on post #500....here's to 500 more!
    I love your blog ... my absolute favorite
    Thank you for sharing all of your beautiful patterns and knowledge for FREE
    I will wear my pin with pride.

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  7. Belated congratulations on your 500th blog :)
    You've given me the confidence to have a go at crochet as your patterns and instructions are very clear. I still struggle with anything which isn't basic stitches but at least I've made a start.
    Thank you.

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  8. Cute pin. Congrats on 500 posts!

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