Designed and copyrighted by: Mimi Alelis @2005
Note: This pattern cannot be posted anywhere else on the internet.
1 ball crochet cotton (Cannon crochet cotton used in sample)
22 beads of your choice
Size 6/0 crochet hook (3.50mm)
Yarn needle for finishing
Work with two strands of thread held together.
First string the beads onto the thread before starting to crochet. (I use white glue to stiffen the end of the threads to easily string the beads.
Knot the thread on the elastic
Rnd 1: Single crochet around elastic (44 sc). Sl st on 1st sc to join.
Rnd 2: Ch 4, (dc in next sc, ch 1) repeat around. Sl st on 3rd ch of beg. ch 4
Rnd 3: Sl st in 1st ch 1 space. (2dc, ch1, 2dc,ch 1 in same space. In the next ch 1 space, 3dc, ch1, take up one bead, ch 1, 3dc, ch1) repeat around. Sl st on beg. dc. Fasten off. Weave in ends with yarn needle.
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