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Home : Patterns : Posy Belt
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Posy Belt

Lion Brand« Cotton-Ease®
Pattern #: 80366AD
Rating: *****4.6 (based on 5 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

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PUBLISHED IN:  By Kids, For Kids
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Jazz up a skirt or dress or oversized blouse with this retro chic flower belt.

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Color (A)
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Almond Snow Cherry Taupe Seaspray Hazelnut Cactus Terracotta
Plum Turquoise Stone Charcoal Violet Lime
*Cotton-Ease® (Article #830). 50% Cotton, 50% Acrylic; package size: 3.50oz/100.00 gr. (207yds/188m) pull skeins

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•  830-145 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Plum
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•  830-134 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Terracotta
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•  830-194 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Lime
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•  830-148 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Turquoise
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Note: (E)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
3 in. (7.5 cm) piece of cardboard
 

Posy Belt

Lion Brand« Cotton-Ease®

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

NOTES:

For both Flowers and Circles, use colors as desired. Make additional motifs to make a longer belt.


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
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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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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.6 (based on 5 reviews)
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Posy Belt Reviewed by Tina on 2012-09-23 *****
I made this for my friend for her Halloween costume with a purse to match. It was easy and came together nicely. I think I will spray it with a stiffener so it will hold it's shape with wear. Love the colors for fall!


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