A Free Crochet Pattern
This bangles are really quick to make and don’t use much yarn, so they are perfect for a last minute gift. Make sure you check that the bangles are the right size for the person you are making them for, though. The ones I bought did not have a size on the packaging for some reason, but luckily they fit my daughter. However, they do not fit me. My bangles measured 8 ½ inches around.
I chose Madelinetosh TML + Holo Glitter because Madelinetosh is my favorite brand in general, and I needed light weight yarn. I also,love the sparkle this base has, and thought it would give a nice sparkle to my finished bangle. You could really sub out any weight yarn as long as you adjust to get guauge.But, I personally love how the lace weight shows off the stitch pattern.
This pattern is worked flat as a strip and then seamed around the bangle.There are 2 widths of bangles: small (3/4 in.) and big (1 ½ in). The big size will be in parentheses. You can adjust these to match any size width by starting with a multiple of 2. You can also adjust the length by working the strip until it measures ½ an inch smaller than your bangle.
5 mm hook (I used the purple Furls Odyssey[affiliate link])
1 skein, Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light + Holo Glitter in Purple Rain
40 to 80 yards of lace weight yarn
Plastic or wood bangles, whatever size needed to fit your wrist in 2 widths: 1 ½ inches and ¾ inch
Sc = single crochet
GUAGE: 2 inches= 3 sc, ch 3 across
2 inches= 5 rows in stitch pattern
Size: Teen -Adult, but adjustable to the bangle size
Row 1:Ch 8 (14). SC in 4th chain from hook. Ch 3, sk 1, sc across, ending with a sc in last ch.Turn.
Row 2. Ch 3, sc in 1st ch-3 sp,ch 3, sc in ch-3 sp, ch3. Repeat from across ending with a sc in last ch-3 sp.Turn.
Row 3. Repeat row 2 until strip measures ½ an inch less than the bangles circumference.
Wrap piece around bangle and seam all the way up the edge. Then seam the two ends together. Fasten off and weave all ends in.
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