Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Romantic Cuffs

Christmas and the winter holidays are fast approaching and my fingers have been in overdrive. I have been making shawls for family and blanket and hat sets for friend's children. Today I needed a break to make something pretty for me. 
These romantic cuffs were partly inspired by the lovely Half Moon Shawls by Lion.

What you need:
Size 3 crochet cotton
Size C2 (2.75 mm) hook
About 16 inches of 2.5-3 inch gathered lace
24 inches of 1/8th inch satin ribbon
Yarn needle

ch- chain, sl st- slip stitch, dc- double crochet, hdc- half double crochet, ch sp- chain space
Turn after each row
Make 2

ch 4, sl st to form ring
ch 3, dc 10 into ring (do not join)
ch 3, *dc, ch 1, repeat from * across, end in ch 3
*dc 3 in ch sp, ch 1 across, end in ch 3
*dc 3 in each ch sp, ch 1 across, end with dc in last dc of previous row
ch 2, hdc in each dc and hdc 2 in each ch sp
ch 2, hdc across

weave in ends


Cut ribbon and lace in half.
With crochet thread sew lace to bottom back of crocheted half circle.
Tie knot in one end of ribbon and thread opposite end onto needle.
Weave ribbon in and out between hdc rows.
Pull ribbon even and tie knot in other end.

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