October 28, 2007
Free Necklace w Butterfly Charms Crochet Pattern
THREAD CHAIN NECKLACE WITH BUTTERFLY CHARMS
size 10 crochet thread in Red Victory, size 7 crochet hook, large eye beading needle, DMC size 5 metallic in Gold, size O hook, 21 butterfly charms, necklace clasp, needle and invisible thread.
FINISHED SIZE: 22”
BUTTERFLY CHARM STRANDS:
With large eye beading needle and red crochet thread, thread the 21 charms onto thread, remove needle.
With thread, 7 hook and leaving long tails, ch-45, (slide charm, ch-30) twice, slide charm, ch-45, fasten off.
THREAD CHAIN STRANDS:
With red thread, 7 hook and leaving long tails, ch-150, fasten off.
GOLD CHAIN STRANDS:
With DMC gold, O hook and leaving long tails, ch-175, fasten off.
NECKLACE BELL CAPS:
With DMC gold and O hook ch-4, sl st to form a ring.
RND 1: Ch-1, work 8 hdc in ring, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (8 sts)
RND 2: (2 hdc next st, hdc next st) around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (12 sts)
RND 3-4: Hdc ea st around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn.
RND 5: Rep rnd 2, fasten off. (18 sts)
PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER:
On a flat surface lay all chain strands tog. Knot at ea end, trim excess. With needle and invisible thread, sew one bell cap to ea end of the necklace covering knot. Sew clasp to ea bell cap.
What is so great about this necklace is how easy it is to make and put together.
It is also very verstile. You can change the charms to buttons. You can change the color combinations and even add strands of beads.