Triple Beaded Trebles Bracelet
Designed By Julie A. Bolduc
This bracelet is made with a new beaded treble crochet technique I came up with. There are 3 beads per treble crochet stitch. Then I backed the bracelet with a thin piece of suede leather for stability.
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Size 10 crochet cotton in white. Southmaid was used in the example
52 E Beads Light blue
26 E Beads Dark blue
1 toggle clasp
Piece of thin suede leather ½" x 6½" or 8mm x 166mm
Size 7 steel crochet hook
White sewing thread
Tapestry Needle for weaving in ends
Gauge: 8dc = 1"
Finished Size: 7½" x 5/8" or 19cm x1.8cm
Skill Level: Intermediate
Special Stitch: Triple Beaded tr (tbtr): Yo, twice, insert hook in stitch indicated, yo, pull through st, pull up a bead, yo, pull through 2lps on hook, pull up a 2nd bead, yo, pull through 2 more lps on hook, pull up a 3rd bead, yo, pull through last 2 lps on hook.
String all beads on in this order. Light blue, dark blue, light blue, over and over again. You will end up with 2 light blue beads together with a dark blue bead separating them throughout except for the very ends, which will have 1 light blue bead.
ROW 1: Ch61. Tr in 5th ch from hook. Ch1, sk 1 ch. (Triple beaded Tr in next ch. Ch1. Sk 1 ch.) Rep bet () 25 more times. Tr in each of the last 2 chs. Ch1, turn.
Perimeter: You will now work around but you need to have turned first as if you were working a 2nd row. Sc in first tr. Sc in next tr. Sc in next ch1 sp, sc in next tbtr, 26 times. Sc in next ch1 sp. Sc in next tr. 5dc, ch2, 5dc in next space (around the post of the treble) at end of row. Sc in next tr. Sc in next ch1 sp, sc in next tbtr, 26 times. Sc in next ch1 sp. Sc in next tr. 5dc ch2, 5dc in next space as before. Join w/slst to first sc.
Assembly: With sewing thread and sewing needle, whip stitch the strip of leather to the back of the bracelet.
With crochet cotton and tapestry needle, attach toggle clasp to each end of bracelet in the ch2 space.
Design written on Tuesday, June 13, 2006. Copyright ©2006 By Julie A. Bolduc p107035JPF Crochet Club where Crocheting is Just Plain Fun
This crochet pattern is for personal use only and is not to be resold.