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.
You will need:
- Debbie Bliss Donegal Luxury Tweed Aran (90% wool, 10% angora, 50g/88m) 1 ball each of Gold and Red.
- 5mm hook
- Yarn needle
Puff Stitch bangle
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.
Repeat 3 times more so you have 9 loops on hook.
YOH, draw through all 9 loops to close.
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.
Making up: Fasten off yarn, weave in ends.
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).
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.
Beg in first skipped stitch, 1FPdtr into each of skipped 3 sts.
1tr into each of rem 4 tr, 1tr into top of 3-ch turning chain. Turn.
Row 3: 3ch, 1tr into each of next 4 sts, 1BPdtr into each next 6 sts.
1tr into each of rem 5 sts. Turn.
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.
Row 5: Work as given for row 3.
Rpt rows 2-5 four times more.
With RS together, match up short edges and ss together.
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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