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Published on October 12th, 2016 | by Kath Webber

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DIY tweed crochet bangles

Crochet jewellery is like Zoolander’s friend Hansel – so hot right now, and nothing says autumn like tweed and texture. Crochet Kath Webber’s cosy bangles using stash yarn for a perfect wrist adornment or gift.

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You will need:

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Puff Stitch bangle

Make 40ch +1 turning chain. Ss into 1st chain made to form a loop.
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Rnd 1: 1ch, 1dc into each st around, ss into first dc made.

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Rnd 2: 2ch, (puff stitch in to next st, 1ch, skip 1) 20 times, ss into top of 2-ch.

To make a puff stitch: (YOH, insert into stitch, YOH, pull back through stitch so you have 3 loops on hook.

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Repeat 3 times more so you have 9 loops on hook.

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YOH, draw through all 9 loops to close.

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Rnd 3: 3ch (counts as 1htr, 1ch), (puff stitch into next st, 1ch, skip 1) 20 times, join with ss to 2nd of 3-ch.

Rnd 4: 1ch (does not count as dc), 1dc into each st around. Ss to first dc to join.

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Making up: Fasten off yarn, weave in ends.

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Chunky Cable/Aran bangle

Make 15ch plus 3ch for the turning chain.

Row 1: 1tr into fourth ch from hook, 1tr into each ch across. Turn. (16 sts).

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Row 2: 3ch (counts as 1tr, skip first st, throughout), 1tr into each of next 4 sts, skip 3, 1FPdtr into each of next 3 sts.

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Beg in first skipped stitch, 1FPdtr into each of skipped 3 sts.

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1tr into each of rem 4 tr, 1tr into top of 3-ch turning chain. Turn.

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Row 3: 3ch, 1tr into each of next 4 sts, 1BPdtr into each next 6 sts.

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1tr into each of rem 5 sts. Turn.

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Row 4: 3ch, 1tr into each of next 4 sts, 1FPdtr into each of next 6 sts, 1tr into each of rem 5 sts. Turn.

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Row 5: Work as given for row 3.

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Rpt rows 2-5 four times more.

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With RS together, match up short edges and ss together.

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Fasten off, leaving long tail (approx. 30cm). Turn crochet RS out, and over sew long edge together using tail yarn and weave in ends.

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If you loved this fabulous tutorial, take a look at Kath’s other projects on the blog, and follow Kath in the Community!

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About the Author

Kath has been a yarn fancier since 2008 when she crocheted her first granny square. Now a designer, mother, writer and prolific faffer, Kath spends her time stroking yarn and is still searching for the perfect mustard merino... Suggestions welcomed!




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