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Olympia

crocheted in Suede™ Deluxe
Skill level: Easy

This is a knit pattern.


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Suede Deluxe

 

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Olympia is a Suede™ belt in the tunisian crochet stitch that is woven through hoops from JHB buttons.

 

PDF Pattern Instructions

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One size

 

SIZE

Approximately 2” wide x 40” long

 

MATERIALS

1 Ball BERROCO SUEDE DELUXE (50 grs), #3904 Hopalong Gold

Afghan hook, size 4.50 mm (G)

Five 2” plastic rings

 

NOTE

There are no gauge requirements for this project.

 

AFGHAN STITCH

Row 1 (first section):  Insert hook under back loop only of 2nd ch from hook forming a

loop on hook.  Keeping all loops on hook, draw up a loop under back loop of each ch to

end. 

(second section):  Yo, draw through first loop, * yo, draw through 2 loops on hook, rep

from * until 1 loop remains.  This loop is the first st on next row.  DO NOT turn.

Row 2 (first section):  Keeping all loops on hook, insert hook under 2nd vertical bar from hook, yo and draw up a loop, * draw up a loop in each vertical bar to last bar, insert hook under 2 strands of last st, draw up a loop.  Work second section same as Row 1.

Rep Row 2 for Afghan St.

 

BELT

Solid Section:  With afghan hook, ch 201.  Work in Afghan St until Row 2 has been completed twice.  Fasten off.  Ch 119, join with a sl st in 120th st of last row worked.  Fasten off.  With RS facing, skip 39 sts of last row worked, join yarn and ch 42.

Next Row:  With RS facing, join yarn in first st of longer ch and work first section of Row 1 of Afghan St across ch, work first section of Row 2 of Afghan St across center 39 sts, work first section of Row 1 of Afghan Stitch to end.  Work second section of Row 1 across all sts.  Work Row 2 of Afghan St twice more.  Fasten off.

 

FINISHING

Tie a knot in the end of each short tie. 

Attaching Rings:  Thread both long ties from back to front under 1 side of first ring pulling ring up to 6” from solid section of belt.  Hold second ring in front of first ring and slightly to the left.  Thread both ties from front to back over 1 side of second ring, then from front to back under the other side of first ring.  Hold third ring under second ring and slightly to the left.  Now thread both ties from back to front under 1 side of third ring, then from front to back over the other side of second ring.  Hold fourth ring under third ring and slightly to the left. Thread both ties from back to front under 1 side of fourth ring, then from back to front over the other side of third ring.  Hold fifth ring under fourth ring and slightly to the left.  Thread both ties from back to front over 1 side of fifth ring, then from front to back over the other side of fourth ring.  Thread both ties from front to back under the other side of fifth ring.  Tie a knot in the end of each long tie.  Tie as in photo.