Pearl Beaded SuncatcherDesigned By Julie A. Bolduc
This crocheted, beaded suncatcher is fast and easy to make and just uses a few beads. After you are done crocheting it, you weave the starting end through round one to close the center hole.
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DMC #8 Perle Cotton in color perle
Size 7 steel crochet hook
1 brass ring 3" in diameter
22 pearl beads, 4mm in size
Fine tapestry needle thin enough to go through beads
Yarn Thickness: 8 or 20 thread
Finished Size: 3" in diameter
Skill Level: Intermediate, or beginner with thread and beads
String 21 beads onto thread. The last one is used as part of the hanger.
RND 1: Ch21. Join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch5, dc in same st as slst. Ch2. Sk 2 chs. *Dc, ch2, dc in next ch. Ch2, sk 2 chs. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.
RND 2: Slst into the first ch2 s. Ch5, ch2, dc, ch2, dc, ch2, dc in same sp. Ch1. Sk next ch2 sp. *Dc, ch2, dc, ch2, dc, ch2, dc in next ch2 sp. Ch1. Sk next ch2 sp. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.
RND 3: (Ch3, bring up a bead. Dc in next dc. Ch6. Dc in next dc, bring up a bead. Ch3. Sc in next dc. Bring up a bead.) *Sc in next dc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to first ch of ch 3. Fasten off & weave finishing end into work. With needle, weave the starting end through RND 1 and gather up to close. Weave rest of end into back of work.
Join thread to brass ring and one of the ch6 lps of ornament. Sc in same sp. Work 15 sc in brass ring. *Sc in next ch6 lp and brass ring. 15 sc in brass ring. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to first sc. Fasten off. Weave ends into work.
Attach a piece of thread to make hanger at top of one of the lps. Place bead on hanger. I used a size 14 hook which actually fits through the hole of the bead to pull the loop of the hanger through the bead.
NOTE: I used the left over scrap of thread from the Pearl Beaded Headband and left over beads from the 60" strand of beads I had to make this ornament.
Design written on Sunday, May 27, 2007. Copyright ©2007 By Julie A. Bolduc p103045JPF Crochet Club where Crocheting is Just Plain Fun
This crochet pattern is for personal use only and is not to be resold.