Natural Tendencies #3
Necklace, Choker and Bracelet in Crochet Lace
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Necklace and Bracelet: approximately 1.25 inches wide
Choker: approximately 1.00 inch wide
Length can be adjusted for woman’s sizes (table of sizes included in last page)
Hamanaka Lacy Crochet, 100% cotton, 107m/skein, color: 15 (Black)
Canon Mercerized Cotton Thread size 8, color natural
OR any crochet cotton thread size 10 or size 8, color black and natural
Size 3 Steel Crochet Hook (1.3mm) or size required for gauge
30 sc = 4 inches
Pattern is written using US crochet terminology (see chart on last page for conversion)
Button or bead for necklace, choker and bracelet enclosures
Commercial Fabric stiffener (or tsp cornstarch in 1 cup of water with 1 tsp salt or vinegar)
Manila paper or craft paper
All pieces are crocheted starting from the narrow end. The bracelet and choker are straight strips of laces while the necklace curves a little bit to fit on or just above the collar bone. The bracelet has both edges worked with identical picot-scallops while the necklace and choker have only one edge worked differently from the other. The necklace and choker pattern is also suitable for making a collar (shorter version of a choker that goes round the middle of the neck). The bracelet pattern can also be used to make a choker or collar. Lengths below the neckline may not be suitable for this pattern.
Picot: Ch 3, sl st in st at base of ch (picot made)
Single Crochet 2 Together (Sc2tog): Insert hook in first stitch, pull loop through, insert hook in second stitch, pull loop through, yarn over, pull loop through all three loops on hook.
T-ch: turning chain