Friday, 19 December 2014

Advent calender day 19

This is a pattern that was first published in Inside crochet magazine hop you like it.

This pattern is worked in the round use a stitch marker to mark the beginning of the rounds

You will need
Anchor embroidery thread 275, 260 and 262
1.25 mm crochet hook
Stitch markers
Wooden beads 20mm and 15mm
Leather cord

ch: chain
sl st: slip stitch
dc: double crochet

sts: stitches

Crochet covered beads
Make 6 – 2 in each colour

Start with 6SC into ring                6St
Rnd 1: 2dc into each st to the end. 12sts
Rnd 2: (dc in the first st, 2dc in the next st) repeat to end. 18sts
Rnd 3- 7 : dc in each st to the end. 30sts 
Place a 20mm wooden bead into the cup created making sure to line up the holes
Continue crocheting around the bead.
Rnd 8: (dc2tog, dc in next st) repeat to end.           12sts
Rnd 9: (dc2tog) repeat to end                                    6sts

Cut yarn and thread through loop to secure. Weave in and cut off any loose ends.

Making up

Use the photo as a guide as thread the beads onto the leather cord as so
 7 15mm wooden beads
 1 20mm bead
Cream crochet bead
Light green crochet bead
Dark green crochet bead
3 20mm beads
 Cream crochet bead
20mm bead
Light green crochet bead
20mm bead
Dark green crochet bead
20mm bead
7 15mm beads

Make sure the thread is long enough so the necklace is big enough to fit over your head, then to finish try the ends of the thread together in a knot.

Liz Ward
Amigurumi Barmy

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