Belle Necklace and Cuff by Joyce Geisler

Belle Necklace and Cuff

Crochet
March 2018
Thread ?
1.65 mm
610 yards (558 m)
Cuff: 3 5/8" wide and 8" long, excluding button loop; Necklace: Medallion = 3/12" in diameter; Chain: 19" long.
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $5.50.

Front post treble crochet stitches, along with metal buttons and colorful accents, give the Belle Necklace plenty of texture. It is crocheted around a plain metal bracelet and will dress up any outfit. Make the matching cuff for a complete set.

Difficulty Some concentration required.

Finished Size Cuff: 3 5/8” wide and 8” long, excluding button loop; Necklace: Medallion = 3/12” in diameter; Chain: 19” long.

Yarn Lizbeth Size 10 Thread (distributed by Handy Hands) (100% Egyptian cotton; 122 yd / 7/8 oz): cuff: #10-603 ecru (MC), 2 balls; #10-670 Victorian red (CC), 1 ball; necklace: #10-603 ecru (MC) and #10-670 Victorian red (CC), 1 ball each.

Hook Size 7/1.65 mm steel crochet hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions Yarn needle; fabric glue; cuff: 7/8” button with shank (sample used LaMode #24838), 1; 5/8” sew-through buttons (sample used LaMode #24575), 2; .5” button with shank (sample used LaMode #02422), 1; necklace: 2 5/8 “ diameter bracelet ring; 7 mm jump ring, 1; 12 mm spring ring necklace clasp, 1; 7/8” button with shank, 1 (sample used LaMode #24838); 3/8” flat round silver beads, 20 (sample used Blue Moon Beads); pliers.

Gauge Cuff: 4 rnds = 2.25” in diameter; Necklace: Rnds 1–5 = 2” in diameter.