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Crochet a pink ribbon

NYC-based Allison Galland served as SheKnows.com's fabulously creative Crafts and Scrapbooking blogger.

Crochet your breast cancer awareness

Designed by Cylinda Mathews, this pattern makes a pretty pink ribbon to pin onto your lapel or to applique onto a tote bag!

Crocheted awareness ribbonMaterials:
Small amount 100% cotton thread, size 10 (Pink, White)
Steel crochet hook size 8 USA (1.50 mm)

Finishing materials:

Tapestry needle
Small safety pin

Finished Size:
2" T

Gauge:
Not important to overall size

Skill Level:
Beginner - Medium

To make the ribbon, use pink:

Row 1: Ch 33; dc in 5th ch from hook (1st 4 chs skipped count as first dc) (mark first dc), dc in next 8 ch, (2 dc in next ch) 10 times (mark 2nd dc of first 2 dc made with a different color marker), dc in last 10 ch: 40 dc. Mark this as the right side. Fasten off; secure ends.

To make the edging, use white:

Right side facing, join thread to first dc (first marked st) with a sl st; ch 1, sc in joining, sc in next 7 dc (bring opposite end of ribbon over top to overlap), (working in overlapped end), sc in next 7th dc on opposite end, sc in next 6 dc, ch 3, working on opposite side of row in free lps of foundation ch, sc in first ch, sc in next 7 ch, (working over top of ribbon), sc in next dc (marked st), sc in next 20 dc, (working over foundation ch), sc in next 8 ch, ch 3, sl st in first sc. Fasten off; secure ends.

Finishing:
Attach safety pin to back.

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