Free Crochet Pattern Chenille Bells #66

Chenille Bells

FP152

Original Design By: Maggie Weldon

Copyright 2012 Maggie Weldon

Skill: Easy
Materials: Lion Brand Chenille: Red (MC), 7 yards (1 meter), White (CC) 5 yards (1 meter) Brass Bell (20 mm)
Crochet Hook: Size G-6 (4 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.

Joining With a Sc

When instructed to join with sc, begin with a slip knot on hook. Insert hook in stitch or space indicated, YO and pull up a loop, YO and draw through both lps on hook.

Small Bell Directions
Rnd 1: With MC, leaving a 6″ end on starting ch, ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join, mark ends of rnds. (6 sc)
Rnd 2: 2sc in each st around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3: (2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts) around. (16 sc)
Rnds 4-6: Sc in each st around.
At the end of rnd 6, sl st in next st. Finish off MC.
Rnd 7: RS facing, join CC with a sc in any sc, sc in each st around, join with sl st in first sc. Finish off. (16 sc)
Rnd 8: RS facing, join MC with a sc in any st, 2 sc in next st, (sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) around, join with sl st in first sc. (24 sc)
Rnd 9: Ch 1, sc in each st around; join with a sl st in first sc. Finish off.
Rnd 10: RS facing, join CC with a sl st in any sc, (ch 3, skip next st, sl st in next st) around. (12 ch-3 lps) Finish off.

Finishing Tie
With CC, ch 16, finish off.
Insert one ends of tie through center top of Bell. Tie a knot on end inside Bell. Attach Brass Bell to long end of starting ch.

Large Bell Directions (Make 2)
Rnds 1-2: Rep Rnds 1-2 of Small Bell.
Rnd 3: (2 sc in next st, sc in next st) around. (18 sc)
Rnds 4-7: Sc around.
At the end of rnd 7, sl st in next st. Finish off MC.
Rnd 8: RS facing, join CC with a sc in any sc, sc in each st around, join with sl st in first sc. (18 sc) Finish off.
Rnd 9: RS facing, join MC with a sc in any st, sc in next st, 2sc in next st, (sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st) around; join with sl st in first sc. (24 sc)
Rnd 10: Ch 1, 2 sc in same st as joining, sc in next 3 sts, (2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts) around; join with sl st in first sc. Finish off. (30 sc)
Rnd 11: RS facing, join CC with a sl st in any sc, (ch 3, skip next st, sl st in next st) around. (15 ch-3 lps) Finish off.

Finishing Bow
With CC, ch 50. Finish off.
Tie a bow with chain. Insert one end of chain through center top of Bell. Tie a knot on end inside Bell. Rep for second Bell.
Attach Brass Bell to long end of starting ch inside Bell.

All Rights Reserved ©2012 Maggie Weldon

Enjoy,
Maggie

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