Ishtar by E.A. Kelley


September 2009
DK (11 wpi) ?
3 stitches and 3 rows = 1 inch
in garter
US 11 - 8.0 mm
1.0 mm
324 yards (296 m)
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This is the designer’s take on a belly dancing belt. It is designed to be adjustable in size so even those of us with ample assets can shake our booty’s right off. It involves two different beading techniques.

Adjust to fit based on these equations:
(Waist measurement + 10) x 3= SumA
SumA/2= SumB

3 Crystal Palace Yarns, Waikiki 70% Rayon/ 30% Cotton; 105 yards/50g skeins)
color; 2872
105 yards upholstery thread, black
2 36-inch US 11/8mm circular needles
1 US size 12 (1mm) crochet hook Tapestry needle
40 jingle bells
220 coins
Tapestry needle
Row counter

3 stitches and 3 rows in 1 inch square in garter