Thursday, July 11, 2013
WILD BLUE YONDER PLANE BOOKMARK
Worsted Weight yarn, small
amount approximately 1/8 ounce
Crochet hook small enough to
fit through shank of button (I used a 5/1.90 mm)
- Read instructions through before beginning.
- If you don’t have a crochet hook small enough to
pull the yarn through the button you can sew it on with the beginning tail
and a tapestry needle.
- Yarn in the photo is Caron One Pound Sky Blue
(now isn’t that appropriate).
- I bought the buttons at JoAnn and Michaels.
Hdc = half double crochet
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and next
ch. Pull up loop in next ch, remove hook
and using your small hook pull loop through the shank on the button. Replace I hook and pull yarn snug and
complete that sc and sc in remaining 2 chs.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn.
2 sc in first st, sc in 3 sts, 2 sc in last st. (7 sts)
Row 3: (really a round) Ch 1, turn.
(Sc, hdc, dc) in next st. (Hdc,
sc) in next st. (Hdc, dc, hdc) in next
st. Sc in next st. (Hdc, dc) in next st. Hdc in next st. 2 sc in last st. Sc in side of work, Now work into the free loops of the beginning
ch and over beginning tail. 2 sc in
first ch. Sc in 4 chs. Slip stitch in
side of row 2. Slip stitch in first sc
of this rnd, slip stitch in next st..
leaving about a 4 inch tail.
Using yarn from the outside of the skein cut 3 strands of yarn about 6 inches long.
Fold in half and draw loop through the
last chain of tail with a crochet hook. Draw the loose ends of the strands
through the loop and pull them down tightly to form a knot. Trim ends of tassel