OK, so here is my first tutorial. My tutorials will be written under the assumption that you have some basic crocheting skills. If you don’t yet know how to crochet, your best bet is to check out Youtube. There are so many great videos on there to get you started.
To make a simple rosette bobby pin, you will need the following supplies
1. Small amount of yarn – sport weight or finer
2. Size F (3.75 mm) crochet hook
3. Darning needle
4. A good craft glue (E6000, FabriTac, Embellish-It)
5. A bobby pin with glue pad (can be purchased at craft stores or online)
Let’s get started.
Step 1: Chain 20 (I’m using sport weight yarn — if you are using finer yarn, you may want to chain 25)
Step 2: SC in second chain from hook. Single crochet in each chain across. Fasten off leaving a 4″ tail.
Step 3: Starting from the edge without tails, roll the crochet to make a spiral rosette.
To change the texture a little bit, you can also do a reverse crochet back across the work before making the spiral. This will give the rosette a nubby texture. It will also sit a little higher off the bobby pin. I like the texture of both of them.
I hope you enjoy making these little hair accessories. If you have any questions or comments, I’d love to hear them.