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Thursday, November 15, 2007

Floral Bracelets

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Supplies Needed: size 10 crochet cotton in ecru, green, rose, and purple...a snap (the kind you sew on) and I used two steel crochet hooks: size 6, and 12.

Bracelet Base:
With ecru, and SIZE 12 HOOK, sc directly into one of the holes in first half of snap, ch 2, 2 sc in next hole, ch 2, 2 sc in next hole, ch 2, 2 sc in next hole, ch 2 sc in first hole, join with a sl st to first sc, CHANGE TO SIZE 6 HOOK , ch 5 (counts as dc, ch 2), dc in first sc, ch 3, turn

3 dc in space just made, dc in 3rd ch , ch 3, turn
dc in each dc across, dc in turning ch (repeat until you reach desired length)
skip 3 dc, dc in turning ch CHANGE TO SIZE 12 HOOK
sc in first hole of 2nd half of snap,(MAKE SURE YOU DO NOT ATTACH IT BACKWARDS ) ch 2, 2 sc in next hole, ch 2, sc in next hole, ch 2, 2 sc in next hole, ch 2, sc in first hole, join with sl st to first sc, break thread, weave in ends.

Purple Flowers:
with purple and size 6 hook, ch 4, join with sl st to form ring,
(ch 2, 3 dc in ring, ch 2, sl st in ring) 4 times. break thread, weave in ends.
Make as few or as many as you would like on your bracelet.

Rose Buds:
with rose, and size 6 hook, ch 7, sl st to form ring, ch 1,
in ring work: 3 sc, 2 hdc, 3 dc, ch 3, sl st in top of last dc, 3 dc, 2hdc, 2 sc, join with sl st to first sc. break thread, weave in ends.
Make as many as you would like on your bracelet.

Vines for purple bracelet:
with green thread, and size 6 hook, ch 11, sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, dc in next ch, hdc in next ch, sl st in next ch,
(ch 16, sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, dc in next ch, hdc in next ch, sl st in next ch) repeat until you have desired length and number of leaves...ch 5 to end. break thread weave in ends.

Vines for rose bracelet:
with rose and size 6 hook, ch 11, (sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, dc in next ch, hdc in next ch, sl st in next ch, ch 5, sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, dc in next ch, hdc in next ch, sl st in base of last leaf)
ch 16 repeat between ( ) until you reach the desired length and number of leaves, end with ch 5, break thread, weave in ends.

To attach the flowers to the vines, and vines to the bracelets, use a needle and thread, and sew them on.

3 comments:

(((((HUGS))))) sandi said...

OH HEATHER! I am already IN LOVE with your blog and am adding ya to my blogroll. "Inspiring feminine crochet"~AH how WONDERFUL! (((((HUGS))))) sandi

Heather said...
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Heather said...

Thanks for looking Sandi...I hope you come visit me again soon!