Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Posy Belt
Lion Brand® Cotton-Ease®
Pattern Number: 80366AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE:
Adjustable

PUBLISHED IN: By Kids, For Kids


CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

830-145 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Plum

Dark, warm purple


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.69
Note: (A)

830-134 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Terracotta

Burnt orange


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Note: (B)

830-194 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Lime

Soft lime green


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Note: (C)

830-186 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Maize

Muted golden yellow


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Note: (D)

830-148 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Turquoise

Bright medium blue


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Note: (E)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
3 in. (7.5 cm) piece of cardboard
NOTES:
For both Flowers and Circles, use colors as desired.

Make additional motifs to make a longer belt.


INSTRUCTIONS



POSY MOTIF (make 9 in colors as desired)
With first color, ch 4.

Join with sl st to form a ring.


Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in ring.

Fasten off first color.


Rnd 2: Join second color with sl st in any st, ch 1, work 3 sc in each st around.

Fasten off second color.


Rnd 3: Join third color with sl st in any st, ch 1, *dc in next st, tr and dc in next st, ch1, sl st in next sc, rep from * around (6 petals), sl st in beg st.

Fasten off.



CIRCLE MOTIF (make 8 in colors as desired)
Ch 4.

Join with sl st to form a ring.


Rnd 1: Work 7 sc in ring, join with sl st in beg st.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Beg and ending with a Posy and alternating Motifs, sew Posies and Circles into a strip.


Tassel (make 2)
Wrap B around 3 in.

(7.5 cm) cardboard 20 times.

Cut a piece of yarn 10 in.

(25.5 cm) long and thread doubled onto large-eyed blunt needle.

Insert needle under all strands at upper edge of cardboard.

Pull tightly and knot securely near strands.

Cut yarn loops at lower edge of cardboard.

Cut a 10 in.

(25.5.

cm) length of A and wrap tightly around loops 1 in.

(2.5 cm) below top knot to form Tassel neck.

Knot securely; thread ends onto needle and weave ends to center of Tassel.

Trim Tassel ends evenly.


Cord (make 2)
Cut a 50 in.

(127 cm) length of each A and B.

Knot strands tog at one end and secure this end to a doorknob.

Twist strands clockwise until they are tightly twisted.

Keeping strands taut, fold twisted length in half, allowing strands to twist into themselves.

Sew a Cord to each end of Flower/Circle strip.

Sew a Tassel to the end of each Cord.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = treble (triple) crochet


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