Catona "Paper" Chain by Susan Carlson

Catona "Paper" Chain

June 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
2.75 mm (C)
19 - 20 yards (17 - 18 m)
One size but can be adjusted to suit yarn weight/fiber of choice
This pattern is available for free.

A fun way to decorate a little space, keep track of books read, or count down to an upcoming holiday or vacation. Could even be used to teach a little one to crochet and make their own chain!

Stitches used: ch, hdc (US terms)

Skill Level: Beginner


  • C hook (2.75mm) Small bits (about 19 yds/17.5m) of Catona (100% mercerized fingering/4ply cotton) in your choice of colors (I used 25g balls in colors: 390, 252, 256, 264, 222, 226, 398, 251, 282, 261, 247, 146, 253, 205, 245 and 100.)
  • Buttons -- I used varying sizes, but on average they were 5/8” (1.6cm)
  • Needle

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