There’s nothing more lovely than a round crochet pin cushion. They look so adorable, and they’re the perfect size to sit in the palm of your hand and pretend you are the cover star of Mollie Makes. Today’s Tutorial Tuesday brings you a free crochet pin cushion pattern from Emma Birer of Daffodils and Snowdrops. Read on to find out how to make your pin cushion…
Meet Emma Birer from Daffodils and Snowdrops. She’s here to show you how to make your crochet pin cushion.
As a bit of a crochet addict, I would love to share with you one of my very own crochet how to’s.It is quite a simple project, and great for beginners! You could try making the pin cushion in other yarn types and colours to give a different overall look. I’ve made mine in a woolly DK yarn by Debbie Bliss. But you could also try a cotton DK yarn too. Enjoy!
You will need
4mm crochet hook
Yarn: Debbie Bliss DK
1 vintage button
ch Pass hook under yarn and catch yarn with hook, draw yarn through loop on hook (repeat to chain).
htr Yarn over, insert hook into stitch, yarn over, draw back through stitch (3 loops on hook), yarn over, draw yarn through all 3 loops on hook (1 loop remains on hook).
ss Insert hook into stitch, yarn over, draw loop back through stitch and loop on hook.
You can find a full list of all abbreviations we use in our abbreviations and conversions guide. This pattern is written in UK terminology but you can easily convert it to US terms using this handy chart.
Here’s some more fab free crochet patterns for you to try!
How to make a crochet pin cushion
That looks so sweet, Emma. Thanks so much for sharing your crochet pin cushion pattern with us. We think a set of these in co-ordinating colours would make a very cute display, maybe on a small thrifted saucer to show them off.
Emma Birer works full time as a fashion designer, but she also loves craft and home decoration, and you can keep in touch with her loves, musings and little projects on her blog Daffodils and Snowdrops.