Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Crocodile Stitch Bracelet

(This pattern originally appeared online at Craftown.com. Copyrights have now reverted to me, the designer.)  
 
Fun, fast and fashionable – this crocodile stitch bracelet is perfect to accessorize your wardrobe.  Create this fun crocheted piece of jewelry and keep to show off or give as a gift to a friend.  Crochet one in any color or even ombre/variegated yarns for some real color pop.  Increase or decrease the number of crocodile stitches to crochet different sized bracelets.  They look snazzy on any wrist!

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Size: Teen/Adult
Skill Level:  Easy
Materials: Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice in Fern

Hook size: H/5.00mm

Abbreviations:
Ch = chain
Sc = single crochet
Dc = double crochet

Gauge: 1 full crocodile stitch = 1 inch approx.

Instructions:
Chain 3.
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Croc 1: Dc in third ch from hook.  Ch 1. Dc around 1st dc, 5 times. Turn your work 90 degrees and dc around chain 3 length, 4 times. Ch 2, sc in center space. Ch 2.  This gives you one crocodile stitch.

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Croc 2: Dc in center space of previous crocodile stitch. Ch 1. Dc around 1st dc, 5 times. Turn your work 90 degrees and dc around chain 2 length, 4 times. Ch 2, sc in center space. Ch 2.  You should now have 2 crocodile stitches. 

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Croc 3 – 9: Repeat Croc 2.
Croc 10: Dc in center space of previous crocodile stitch. Ch 1. Dc around 1st dc, 5 times. Turn your work 90 degrees and dc around chain 2 length, 4 times. Ch 2, sc in center space. Ch 10.  Join to center of crocodile stitch.  This gives you a nice loop to use to fasten your bracelet. 

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To wear: Wrap your loop around the last crocodile stitch in the opposite end of the bracelet to fasten.

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Originally published at http://www.craftown.com/Crocodile-Stitch-Bracelet.html
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