Saturday, 18 February 2017
BEAUTIFUL CROCHET CHOKER 3
I usually do not like repeating any patterns I’ve made, as I prefer creating something special , individual and exclusive for each client. This pattern was specially requested by someone dear, and I couldn’t refuse. I did however, tweak it just a tad – just so I could keep my OCD of “being different every time” ;)
Welcome back as we work on this new challenge together.
Materials used : Today I’ve used the lovely Indian Anchor knitting cotton yarn for the bracelet with a 1.75 mm crochet hook.
Skill level: Intermediate
Abbreviations used :
fdc : Foundation double crochet dc : Double crochet
ch(s) : chain(s ch-sp : chain space
sp(s) : space(s) rep : Repeat
hk : hook yo : Yarn over
sk : Skip lp(s) : Loop(s)
st(s) : Stitch(es)
Stitches used :
Magic circle : To refresh your skill, please view this easy video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLuSVyKvoUg
Chainless dc start : Instead of the usual start with ch 2 or ch 3, I’d like to introduce this lovely new way of starting a dc row. Do take a look at this self explanatory super video http://www.mooglyblog.com/chainless-starting-double-crochet/
In case you are unhappy with this start, or do not like it, do continue with the usual ch-2 or ch-3 start. However, all instructions will be given assuming that you are using the chainless dc start.
For this project, I used a lovely white from our Indian Anchor knitting cotton and a 2.5 mm crochet hook. I used a variation of this free pattern, from http://dawningdreamsblog.blogspot.in/2008/07/katya-choker.html or http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/katya-choker
I made my first beautiful Katya choker using this original pattern at https://shyamanivas.blogspot.in/2016/12/beautiful-crochet-chokers-i.html
… and thought that for this one, I’d just add a small picot as an accent.
I used a ch-3 picot, which is (ch 3, sl-st in the 3rd ch from hk). I think this pattern will look swell if you throw in a few beads as well.
How to do a picot stitch : A neat video link to refresh this procedure. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6GGlzZZl3I8
So if you’re working the pattern, and want to use beads, here are a few links to add beads and work with them.
How to add beads in crochet : Check out this neat link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8MbLCuyfv-M
How to thread beads onto your yarn : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3WKv0W8miQ
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A full time mum, a part time social service volunteer, animal fosterer and a Guinness World Record holder
I love art and craft - and am grateful for this hobby that keeps me busy and out of 'mischief'.
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