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Cardinal Pouch Necklace
Cardinal Pouch Necklace
from HereandAbove.com
by Deborah K. Lauro

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Cardinal Necklace

Finished size: Approx. 3 x 3 inches

Materials:
White Pearl Size 10 Crochet Cotton
Approx 500 Red & white striped E beads.
Cardinal button (#2276) from La Mode
Size 7 hook

Abbreviations:

chchain
bchbeaded chain
scsingle crochet
bscbeaded single crochet
hdchalf double crochet
dcdouble crochet
ststitch
rndround
sl stslip stitch

Special Stitches:

Beaded Single Crochet (bsc): Draw up bead tight to work, perform single crochet.
Beaded Chain (bch):Draw up bead tight to work, perform chain.

Preparation:

String 189 beads onto thread (go for 200 or 250 to be safe).

Pouch

Row 1: (outside)Ch 25. Dc in 4th ch from hook, and in each ch across. (23 sts)

Row 2: Ch 1, turn. Sc in first st. *bsc in next st, sc in next 3 sts* across, ending bsc in next st, sc in last st. (6 beads)

Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in first st and each st across. (23 sts)

Row 4: Ch 1, turn. Sc in first and 2nd st. *bsc in next st, sc in next st* across to last 3 sts. Bsc in next st, sc in last 2 sts. (10 beads)

Row 5: Ch 1, turn. Sc in each st across.

Row 6: Ch 1, turn. *Sc in next 3 sts, bsc,* across to last three sts. Sc in last 3 sts. (5 beads)

Row 7: Ch 1, turn. Sc in each st across.

Row 8: Repeat row 4.

Row 9: Ch 1, turn. Sc in each st across.

Row 10 - 17: Repeat rows 2-9

Rows 18-20: Repeat rows 2-4.

Row 21: Ch 3, turn. Dc in each st across.

Row 22: Ch 1, turn. sc in each st across.

Row 23: Ch 3, turn, dc in each st across. (23 sts)

Row 24 & 25: Repeat Row 4 & 5.

Rows 26-41: Repeat Rows 2-17.

Row 42: Ch 3, turn. Dc across.

Rows 43-45: Ch 1, turn. Sc across. (23 sts)

Row 46: Ch 3, turn. Dc across.

Row 47: Ch 1, turn. Sc in first 2 sts. *bsc in next st, sc in next st repeat from * across to last 3 sts. bsc in next st. Sc in last 2 sts.

Row 48: Ch 1, turn. Skip first sc, sc in next st and each st across to last 2 sts. Skip next st, sc in last st. (21 sts.)

Row 49: Ch 1, turn. Sc in first 2 sts. *bsc in next st, sc in next 3 sts, repeat from * across to last 2 sts. Sc in last 2 sts.

Row 50: Ch 1, turn. Skip first sc, sc in next st and each st across to last 2 sts. Skip next st, sc in last st. (19 sts.)

Row 51: Ch 1, turn. Sc in next 2 sts. *Bsc in next st, sc in next st, repeat from * across to last 2 sts. Sc in last 2 sts.

Row 52: Repeat row 50. (17 sts)

Row 53: Repeat row 51.

Row 54: Repeat row 50. (15 sts). Finish off.

Finishing

Fold strip at row 22. Sc two sides together starting where rows 1 and 42 meet. Have rows 1 - 21 facing you. Work one sc in each row down the side, through both thicknesses. Work 3 sc in bottom corner, work 1 sc in each st across bottom (into row 22 of sc), work 3 sc in corner, work sc in each row up the side through both thicknesses. Finish off.

Attach with sc to end of row 43 on opposite side of pouch with beaded side facing you and narrow flap to the left. Sc in end of each row. Work 3 sc in corner, sc across top of row 54, 3 sc in corner, work sc in end of each row to opposite side of row 43. Finish off. Work in ends.

Necklace

String on 200 beads.

Attach with 2 sc to edge of Row 43-45. *Draw up bead, work ch. Turn. Sc in row below. Repeat from * until necklace 26 to 30 inches long. Sc to opposite side of pouch at the ends of rows 43-45.

Fringe

Wrap thread 60 times around short end of business card. Cut through one end. Working into sc along bottom edge of pouch attach fringe as follows:

Take 2 pieces of the cut thread and fold in half. Insert hook into sc, hook thread in middle, pull up loop, hook ends of thread, pull through loop. Tug ends to tighten. When all fringe attached, trim evenly.

Attach cardinal button or charm of choice on middle edge of flap.


Copyright 2001 by Deborah K. Lauro at hereandabove.com. You are free to photocopy and distribute this pattern for non-commercial purposes. Please leave the copyright and byline intact. Do not place on another website or sell. Shopowners may photocopy and distribute free to patrons. Questions or comments, please email dlauro@hereandabove.com.