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~ Wrap around crochet bracelet tutorial/pattern by Yuli ~ Free to share
You will need:
DK mercerized cotton – I used Elle Premier Cotton;
3,5 mm crochet hook;
170 medium beads;
tapestry needle (for weaving in ends)
Tip for threading beads on to the yarn:
I split yarn in half and tread it into needle from opposite direction, this makes threading easier.
Push beads along the yarn; picking them up and use them as you crochet along.
Step 1 – Chain 2.
Step 2 – insert hook under 2 loops of the 1st chain. Yarn over.
Step 3 – Pull yarn through 2 loops of the 1st chain
Step 4 – Yarn over and pull through 1 loop.
Step 5 – Push 1 bead close to hook, yarn over and pull through 2 loops on the hook.
Your bead will be placed at the back of your work
Step 6 – insert hook under base chain (2 loops)
Step 7 – Yarn over, pull through 2 loops of base chain
Step 8 – Yarn over and pull through 1 loop.
Step 9 – Push 1 bead close to hook, yarn over and pull through 2 loops on the hook.
Your bead will be placed at the back of your work
Repeat step 6 – 9 with rest of your beads
This is how your work looks like on other side
After you finish with all of your beads, repeat step 6-9 with out using bead x 1 time.
Turn you work around (beads side) and slip stitch along base chains.
At the end of this side – chain 7 for a button loop and slip stitch along other side of base chain.
After you slip stitch to the end of this side, cut yarn + allowing enough thread for sewing button. Weave ends with tapestry needle.
Bracelet ready. Have fun … Love, Yuli xx
P.S. – I made this pattern in PDF format, but unfortunately its to big to upload on my blog(( So please use this link https://www.dropbox.com/s/gx4w1tsuzvijhfs/Wrap%20around%20bracelate%20by%20Yuli.pdf to get your PDF patter via Dropbox… and you don’t have to have Dropbox account to downloaded. Enjoy
Hey hey and Happy New Year!!!
I hope you having a great time with people you love and New Year will bring you luck, light and hapiness!
~ Live Now ~ Be Kind ~ Share ~ Enjoy ~ Create ~ Smile ~ Laugh ~ Help People ~ Love ~
Its summer here and my boys on school holiday!!! LOVE IT… we having such a great family time… We trying to stay at home, especially this time of the year…people everywhere and its gets a little too crazy for us. Thankfully we live in small holiday village and beach closest to us is huge and it’s doesn’t get over crowded, enough space for every one.
For a last 3 weeks most of our days been in this order:
Sleeping in! Well mostly me, I’m not a fan of early morning and I have to wake up at 6 am most of the year… so this is what my body needs and its getting it))) My boys are early birds… they up and busy from 6 am, but they so good and independent…always keeping themselves busy, making breakfast and letting mama sleep a bit;) Lucky me!!
Beach twice a day…salty hair and lots of vitamin D. We make our way to the beach at about 9ish…before its gets cooking hot; and second session at about 4ish… warm water and gentle sun. Our house only few blocks away from the beach, so we only bring our towels and water to drink…simple. Times of big beach bags with kids goodies, snacks and other things that we mite need (and hardly ever use) is over! Yay!
Mid day siestas! Its too hot outside… we keep ourselves busy around our house playing, reading, drawing, baking, watch movies or just taking easy and enjoying lazy time!
In the evening we make braai, South African word for BBQ; yummy meal around the fire with sound of waves and night sky.
Life is Good and I feel hugely grateful and blessed! So nice to know that it’s still another 2 week of holidays…Yay!
My creative side also been on holiday, I hardly touched my crochet and my head and hands deserved a little brake ;) I have whole New Year ahead.
But there is something that I made with yarn and would love to show you.
I love mandalas and was searching for crochet mandala patterns on the web…instead I found this – Ojo de Dios or God’s eye Mandala!
Love it! That afternoon I got my colorful yarn and kebab sticks (love to work with what I have at home, no need to go and buy stuff). It was very easy to follow tutorial and I found it very meditative & calming, which is always NICE! So here is my Mandalas:
Our friends invited us for braai/BBQ on New Years day and it was perfect little gift to give as thank you and Happy New Year!
I’m looking forward to make more Mandalas with deferent colour and patterns!
If you wish to make one or more…here is a links to Ojo de Dios tutorials
Tutorial in English:
Tutotial in Russian / Мастер Класс на русском:
Big Thanks to amazing people that made & shared Ojo de Dios tutorial with us!
And Big Thanks to you for visiting my blog and reading my post;)
Happy New Year!!!
Love, Yuli xxx
My second post in the last few days…I think I’m pushing it))))))
Yesterday I promised to share with you Chevron Waves pattern! OK girls or maybe even boys… Get your hooks and yarns ready! Here it is:
Chevron Waves pattern
Info: This pattern written using American Standard crochet terms.
ch – chain;
sc- single crochet;
tch – turning chain;
tr – treble;
st – stitch;
sts – stitches;
rep – repeat;
Multiple – number of stitches required for one complete sequence.
Formula for this base chain is Multiple of 11 sts. + add 2( 1 ch for turning chain/tch and 1 ch for even out pattern).
1st row – chain needed amount of ch. Sample – 11 (multiple) x 2 rep + 1 tch + 1 even out chain = 24 chains.
2nd row – 2 sc into 2nd ch from the hook, * 1 sc in each of the next 4 ch, miss 2 ch, 1scin each of the next 4 ch, 3 sc into next ch*; rep from *-*, ending last rep with 2 sc into last ch. Turn
3rd row (crochet this row into a back loop) – 1 ch (tch), 2 sc into first st, *1 sc into each of next 4 sts, miss 2sts, 1 sc into each of next 4 sts, 3 sc into next st; rep from * ending last rep with 2 sc only into last st, miss tch. Turn.
4th row – 1 ch (tch), 2 sc into first st, *1 sc into each of next 4 sts, miss 2sts, 1 sc into each of next 4 sts, 3 sc into next st; rep from * ending last rep with 2 sc only into last st, miss tch. Turn.
5th row – (crochet this row into a back loop) – 5 ch (tch), 1 tr into first st, * 1 tr into each of next 3 sts, miss 4 sts, 3 tr into each of next 3 sts, 3 tr into next st; rep from * ending with 2 tr only into last st,miss tch. Turn.
6th row – 1 ch (tch), 2 sc into first st, *1 sc into each of next 8 sts, 3 sc into next st; rep from * ending last rep with 2 sc only into last st, miss tch. Turn.
Repeat from 3rd to 6th rows.
I hope you will make something beautiful with this pattern and don’t forget to share your work with me…I would love to see it!
P.S. – Please let me know if you have any problems with this pattern…its my first try…so mistakes are possible.
Love, Yuli xxx