Friday, February 06, 2009

February Free Crochet Pattern ~ Heart Slider Choker

Here it is!! Your free crochet pattern for February!! And you still have plenty of time to whip up one to wear for Valentine's Day! This pattern has not been tested, so please let me know of any errors. Also, please respect my new copyright! (I do give you permission to use a picture from this pattern to promote it on your own blog or website via a link.) You can get a pdf copy here.

Copyright This pattern is for personal use only. You may not reproduce, transmit, or distribute this pattern in any form. This consists of ALL parts of the pattern including -but not limited to- images, diagrams, and text. You may print out copies for your own, personal use, but they can not be distributed for free, sale, or through any form or any venue, including –but not limited to- photocopying, other electrical or mechanical means, recording or any other information storage and retrieval systems. All violations of this copyright are punishable by law and include fines and/or imprisonment. Copyright © 2009 Jennifer J. Cirka/Jaybird Designs

Heart Slider Choker
By Jennifer J. Cirka/Jaybird Designs
Whip one of these up for Valentine’s Day

• Necklace: Patons Brilliant, 69% Acrylic - 19% Nylon - 12% Polyester, 1.75 oz / 50 g, 166 yd / 152 m, color – 03023 Gold Glow
• Heart: Crochet Cotton size 3, color - red
• C-2 / 2.75 mm crochet hook
• Small Button
• Needle and Thread
• Yarn needle

Finished Size
Fits approximately a 13” neck (easily add/subtract chains for a custom fit)
Not important

Choker Pattern
Row 1: with gold, ch 91. sc in second ch from hook and next 9 sts. Ch 70, sk next 70 chs, sc in last 10 chs.

Row 2: ch1, turn. Sc in first 10 sts, ch70, sk ch-70 sp, sc in last 10 sts.

Row 3-4: Repeat row 2.

At the end of row 4, ch5 and join with a sl st to last sc of row 1. This will form your button loop. Finish off and weave in ends.

Heart Pattern

Row 1: ch2, sc in second ch from hook. Ch1, turn. (1sc)
Row 2: 3sc in row 1. ch1, turn. (3sc)
Row 3: 2sc in first sc, sc in next 1 sts, 2 sc in last sc. Ch1, turn. (5sc)

Row 4: 2sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sts, 2sc in last sc. Ch4, turn. (7sc)

Row 5: tr in first sc, ch1, sk next sc, tr in next 3 sts. Ch1, sk next sc, 2tr in last sc. Ch1, turn. (7 tr –counts turning ch, 2 ch-1 sps)

Row 6: sc in each st and ch sp across. Ch1, turn. (9sc)
Row 7: sc in first st, *ch1, dc in next st, 2tr in next, sc in next, ch1*, sl st in next. Repeat from * to * one time. Sc in last st. Ch1, turn work and evenly sc around outside edge of heart, placing a picot at the point. Join with a sl st to first sc. Finish off and weave in ends.

With RS facing, insert choker from back to front through the right slit in the heart. Insert choker from front to back through the left slit. Sew button onto end of choker without the button loop.


Jus Shar Designs said...

I like how you are diversifying. I have a feeling it will work out beautifully!<3

Shannon L. Fowler said...

ooooh pretty!!!!

Wendy said...

Need an email for you, I have pictures of my Sweetheart Sweater for you....
basilwendy (at) yahoo (dot) com
or you can just get them from my blog....

Unknown said...

I just downsized the sweetheart necklace and made a bracelet for my dd, also added a tail instead of a button and threaded on some beads so it is an easy on off adjustable bracelet! Thank you so much for sharing this pattern an d for the inspiration!