Thursday, October 7, 2010

Christmas is only 12 weeks away! and Pattern for You!


Can you believe Christmas is only 12 weeks away???  
 It always come too fast andI am usually not ready for it,
 but this year will be different!

 Yea, right!         Hee hee.

How about a Free Crochet pattern
 to get us in the Christmas mood!
 I made this simple pattern, 
actually last year, and absolutely loved it.


See The Video Tutorial on my Youtube Channel
 at this LINK

Jingle Bell Decorative Collar for Dogs, cats and ect.
Crochet Pattern By Sara Sach
Please Add This Pattern to your Favorites on Ravelry

Skill: Easy

Material:
Crochet Hook: H
Yarn: Worsted Weight (4)
           I used I Love This yarn -Sparkle,2 colors for each collar.
5 Jingle Bells

Stitches:
Chain(ch)
Slip Sti (slst)
Single Crochet (sc)

Size: Pattern is written for a 12 in Dog neck
To adjust size - 3 chs = 1 inch  + 1 (3 X12 = 36 + 1= 37)
Pattern:

With first color : Ch 37.

R: 1 - *2 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 1 sc in each ch across till you reach the last ch,
2 sc in the last ch,* turn and sc down the opposite side of the ch,
Repeat From * to *, join to the 1st sc with a slst.


R: 2 - Change to send color choice, ch 1, *2sc in  1st sc,
1 sc in each st on first side of collar, till you rach the last sc, 2 sc in the last sc, ( for first tie) ch 25 and slst back up chain to the collar and join with sc, 1 sc in the same st*
Repeat From * to *, join to the 1st sc, tie off, weave in your ends.



Bells: On a 24 inch piece of matching yarn, Sew on your bells, as many s you like,
 hiding your stitches to the back of collar.

Here are several different styles I made for my pooches and friends, last year.



Now shake those bells andget in the Holiday mood!
And that is it! Enjoy!


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