Am I going to make these pins for my daughter’s teachers every year? Possibly. They are my favorite crochet flower.

crochet rose valentine pin

This year I did a little something different with the backing. Instead of just sewing it on to the felt, I snipped two holes and poked the pin portion through. That way you don’t have to see the bracket on the back (like last year’s pins).

crochet rose valentine pin

I can’t believe how long it took me to figure that out!

Did you do anything crafty for Valentine’s Day?

project details: Pattern from Crochet Embellishments. All supplies were from my stash.

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2 Responses to valentine rose redux

  1. Cindy says:

    What a brilliant idea! I also have sewn more than a few of those metal pinbacks onto pins. Not fun.

  2. Merry says:

    I normally use a hot glue-gun to stick the pin down, then add another piece of felt to cover up its back. This is a great idea, cutting down on extra work, thanks!