Crochet Pin-Up: This pattern gives directions to crochet the pin-up pictured. This design is a pincushion with holder for thimble in the center. Worked in size 20 Crochet Cotton, the finished butterfly will measure 8-1/2 x 6-1/2.
This is a Mail Order Design pattern purchased through newspapers and catalogs. This pattern was marketed as Anne Cabot 5702 in 1947. The official description: "The neatest trick of the week, a dainty butterfly pincushion crocheted in the pineapple motif. The four "cushions" are made in pink and blue cotton, while the body or center is in yellow with the thimble pocket in white to match the wing edges. Quickly crocheted, this is a "natural" for showers, bazaars and' of course, you'll want one for each bedroom in your own house".
- 1 large ball of Best Six-Cord Mercerized Crochet Cotton, Size 20.
- 1 ball each of Pink, Blue and Yellow Pearl Cotton.
- Scraps of wool fleece or of wool yarn in White or Pastels for stuffing the pin cushions.
- 1/2 yard of White Buckram for stiffening.
- Steel Crochet Hook #9.
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