Mitosis Brooch by Dawn Finney

Mitosis Brooch

January 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 43 rows = 4 inches
US 2 - 2.75 mm
10 - 20 yards (9 - 18 m)
About 2.5 inches (6cm) wide
This pattern is available for $2.00 USD buy it now

Celebrate the wonder of life by making this cute little mitosis brooch!

Capturing the moment when two daughter cells are created, this little brooch would make the perfect gift for your geek sister or mom. You can also leave off the brooch fastening if you would just like to have a cool plush around the lab.

The ButterflyLove Mitosis Brooch pdf knitting pattern gives you clear step by step instructions to make your own miracle of creation.

This pattern only involves knitting flat and is suitable for a beginner/intermediate knitter. You can also contact me at any point if you need technical advice or have any other queries.

What you will need:

2 knitting needles (US2/2.75mm or as per tension advice)
5-10g pink yarn (e.g. Sirdar Snuggly Baby Bamboo DK 158
‘Rinky Dink Pink’)
4 black toy safety eyes – 6mm
Polyfil stuffing
1 brooch fastening (optional)
1 tapestry needle for finishing

Skills used: Casting on and off, Increasing, Decreasing

Stitches used: Stocking stitch

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This pattern is sold on the condition that it will be used for personal use only, e.g. making gifts for family and friends, not for commercial purposes.

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© 2017 D Finney