Sunday, April 14, 2013
crocheted sproutling bookmark
sugar'n cream 100% cotton yarn, medium weight (4)
26 gauge gold wire
size E crochet hook
plastic darning needle
chain 60, turn, *slip stitch in second chain from hook, single stitch in next, half stitch in next, double stitch in next three, half stitch in next, single stitch in next, slip stitch in next, on opposite side (of the part you already crocheted), slip stitch (across from last slip stitch), single stitch in next, half stitch in next, double stitch in next three, half stitch in next, single stitch in next, slip stitch in next, chain 1, cut and tie off.*
slip stitch onto original project at base of first leaf, chain 10, turn, repeat from * to * above.
unweave thread at base of chain to create the sproutling's roots. use darning needle to weave all other dangling threads into project.
fold wire end over sewing needle then use the sewing needle to weave the wire up through the chain stem and in one leaf. cut wire, fold ends over, and weave into project. weave a second small piece of wire on the under sides of both leaves. cut wire, fold ends over and weave into project.
add jewel tag. i have written "read" on one side and "grow" on the other.