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Extract from First Crochet • By Lesley Stanfield • Published by Pavilion

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Cost
$ $ $ $ $
Difficulty
• • • • •
Time
3h00

Crochet-covered rings can be made into a belt or even an entire garment if you feel experimental and want real 1960s nostalgia.
Crochet-covered rings can be made into a belt or even an entire garment if you feel experimental and want real 1960s nostalgia.

For a beginner, working around a solid object like a curtain ring can be a way to keep the stitches even.

Size
83cm (33in) long, or required length, plus ties

Tension
Dc to fit fairly closely around ring

Abbreviations
Ch- chain; cm – centimetres; dc – double crochet; in – inches

Posted by Lesley Stanfield Published © 2019 Lesley Stanfield / Pavilion · Reproduced with permission.
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  • How to stitch a knit or crochet belt. Crochet Belt - Step 1
    Step 1

    To Make

    Using yarn colour A, make a single knot on one curtain ring (this replaces the usual slip knot).

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet belt. Crochet Belt - Step 2
    Step 2

    Insert hook in ring, pull loop through, yarn around hook and pull through loop on hook, *insert hook in ring, pull loop through, yarn round hook, pull through 2 loops (1 double crochet made).

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet belt. Crochet Belt - Step 3
    Step 3

    Repeat from * 31 times or until ring is filled with stitches.

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet belt. Crochet Belt - Step 4
    Step 4

    Fasten off, leaving an end to sew with. Thread this end on to wool needle and join by taking it over the first dc of the round, under the two top strands of the next dc, then back into the last dc of the round, so that it looks like the top of a dc. Darn in the first end, but leave the second free. Cover remaining large rings with B, C and A.

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet belt. Crochet Belt - Step 5
    Step 5

    Tie
    With C, cover 1 small ring with 20 dc, or required number of stitches, slip stitch to the first dc, make 150 chain, 20 dc, or required number, around second small ring, slip stitch to firs dc. Fasten off

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet belt. Crochet Belt - Step 6
    Step 6

    Finishing
    Join two large rings by using the free end of one to stitch, on the wrong side, to a point opposite the free end of the second. Continue joining the rings in this way, then darn in the last end. Thread the tie through the end rings.

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wren
wren · Lynnwood, Washington, US
Man, I wish I could crochet.
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
i have had one my self when they were populair.LOL llike it to see it back.;-D
thanks for sharing this
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