Crochet: Straw Daisy Brooch {Tutorial & Pattern}

Crochet: Straw Daisy Brooch {Tutorial & Pattern}

Crochet: Straw Daisy Brooch {Tutorial & Pattern}

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This is the 3rd raffia yarn crochet project I did in a row, I really get crazy of it. But, after this, I am going back to my other crafts, like sewing, knitting etc… they were yelling at me for leaving them alone for too long. Guess that I have to take turns for each craft and to be fair to all of them…lol!!!

You probably saw this straw daisy brooch peeping in the pictures of my 2 previous posts, this and this. You are right, I used the same crochet technique for the disc florets of the daisy, i.e the first layer is a simple back loop only single crochet, and after we finished the 1st layer, work backward and crochet the front loops with slip stitches.

And if you have been browsing through my other crochet tutorials and patterns, you probably won’t missed out the popular loop stitch shaggy bag I have made. The petals of this daisy are done by loop stitches crochet, the same technique used in the shaggy bag. The slight different is the loops are cut and the raffia yarns are stretched out wide in the daisy petals. If you are new and haven’t got a clue on how to crochet a loop stitch, don’t worry, watch this video.

Get the crochet written pattern after the jump… there are also some pictures showing the processes after that.

Crochet Pattern

Abbreviations:
ch = chain
bl = back loop
ls = loop stitch
sc = single crochet
sc2tog = single crochet 2 together
slst = slip stitch
st = stitch
fo = fasten off
mm = move marker

Materials:
1. Crochet rafia yarn, approximate quantity: Beige 10 gram, green 10 gram
2. 3.5mm crochet hook
3. Brooch pin

Tools:
1. Tapestry needle

Finished dimension:
Approx. 6″ dia.

Directions:

Disc Florets
With Beige Raffia
1st layer – work from center, crochet on back loops only.

r1: beg sl knot, ch2, sc6 on the 2 ch from the hook , mm (6 st)
r2: *2sc in each st* repeat 6 times, mm (12 st)
r3: *2sc in first st, 1sc in next st* repeat 6 times, mm (18st)
r4: sc in ea st around, slst, fo

2nd layer – work towards center, crochet on front loops only

Rotate your disc, so that the last row of 1st layer becomes the first row (view the pictures in the straw beach bag to visualize)
**slst in each st around**
Follow the tension of the first layer or else you might encounter some shrinkage in the size, change to bigger hook if required.

Petal
With Green Raffia

r5 – r6: Join green raffia to the disc with sc and work on the wrong side, ls (2 inches long) into each st around, mm
r7: *sc2tog, 1sc in next st* repeat 6 times, mm (12st)
r8: sc2tog around, fo (6st)

Hide all ends.

Sew the brooch pin to the back of the daisy.

Cut the loops and open the raffia to full width.

Crochet: Straw Daisy Brooch {Tutorial & Pattern}Crochet the Disc Florets of the Daisy with beige raffia yarn. Follow the pattern.

Crochet: Straw Daisy Brooch {Tutorial & Pattern}Change to green raffia yarn, with wrong side facing you, crochet loop stitch of each 2 inches long, around, for 2 rounds. Follow patterns for the back of the flower.

Crochet: Straw Daisy Brooch {Tutorial & Pattern}Fasten off and leave about 6″ long of raffia yarn. Get ready the brooch pin and tapestry needle.
Crochet: Straw Daisy Brooch {Tutorial & Pattern}Sew the brooch pin at the back of the daisy. Hide all ends.

Crochet: Straw Daisy Brooch {Tutorial & Pattern}Cut the loops and spread the raffia wide open to full width.
DONE!

This is a multi-color raffia yarn version, it gives a brighter and younger look, suitable for kids too.
Crochet: Straw Daisy Brooch {Tutorial & Pattern}

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10 comments... read them below or add one

  1. That is so pretty! Thanks so much for the great brooch, I’ll be linking to this.

  2. bravo tu es douee

    translation (by Google):
    Congratulations you are gifted

  3. I absolutely love your site, so glad I found you ! This is particularly lovely and I can’t wait to try it out. THANK YOU ! ( Just ‘shared’ it. ) x

  4. wow what a nice brooch.i loved it

  5. I love all of your patterns, I live near Toronto Ontario Canada and am having real difficulty finding the raffia yarn. Do you have any suggestions?

    • Sorry, Gillian, I can’t make any suggestion for the local shop. Perhaps if you read through the comments here you may find some clue for the online shop, but I am not sure if they are the same as what I have been using.

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  7. Awesome :)

  8. Love this website!

  9. This is so fashionable for fun in the sun. Thank you

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