Show off your fashionista side with this fashion belt from DMC Threads. This free crochet pattern is sure to wow everyone who sees you in it. The pattern is a mid-level design so create as many as you want. These make for great birthday gifts for your girlfriends.
Size: 31-1/2” long
- Senso Linen Cotton (Article 720), size 3, color# 1201 – 3 balls (100 yards/ball)
- Crochet hook: 3mm, US C/2 or D/3
- Wooden beads: 24
- Wooden rings: 3-1/8” diameter– 2
Gauge: 22 sts = 4”
BPdc= double crochet back post
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
FPdc= double crochet front post
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = treble
* … * = repeat instructions between asterisks
as many times as directed.
[ … ] = repeat instructions between square brackets as many times as directed.
Row 1: dc into 4th ch from hook, dc across (173 sts), ch 4 & turn.
Row 2: dc into 3rd dc below, * ch1, skip 1, dc * repeat across, ch 3 & turn.
Row 3: dc 4x, * ch3, skip ch below, tr into dc below 4x, ch3, skip ch below, dc into next dc, dc 4x * repeat across, ch3 & turn.
Row 4: dc 4x, * ch2, sc into tr below 4x, ch2, dc (into dc below) 5x * repeat across, ch 3 & turn.
Row 5: dc 4x, * ch2, sc into sc below 4x, ch2, dc 5x * repeat across, ch 3 & turn.
Row 6: dc 4x, * ch3, sc into sc below 4x, ch3, dc 5x * repeat across, ch 3 & turn.
Row 7: dc 4x, * [ch1, tr into sc below] repeat 4x, ch1, dc (into dc below) 5x * repeat across, ch4 & turn.
Row 8: Repeat row 2.
Row 9: dc into each st across, ch 3 & turn sideways.
Row 10: * dc 2x over chains, dc 2x over dc post * repeat across all 9 rows, dc into top of last st (20 sts), ch 3 & turn.
Row 11: FPdc across, ch3 & turn.
Row 12: dc around BPdc all across, ch1 & turn.
Row 13: sl st 8x, ch3, dc 5x (7 sts remain), ch 3 & turn.
Row 14 – 16: dc 5x, ch3 & turn.
Row 17: dc 5x & fasten off.
Attach yarn with sl st to opposite edge, ch 3 and repeat rows 10 – 17.
Make 10 chains 19-1/2” long each and attach 5 each to ring. Thread a bead onto the end of each strand and fasten it on with a knot.
Sew a bead into the center of each motive as shown.