Guest Post – Sara Duggan – Crocheting A Business – Blog Tour – August 1 – November 7, 2013
It started out innocently enough with Professor Oh’s Korean classes for my 5th grader.
Little did I know when he asked to learn Korean that 1-year later I would be a Korean Drama addict.
Yes it’s true this mom with a hook is now a mom with a k-pop addiction.
Why am I mentioning this you may ask?
This is the inspiration for the pattern I’m sharing with you today.
The Drama: Heaven’s Postman with Han Hyo Joo (my favorite actress) and Jae Joong.
Jae Joong is a postman to the dead.
It’s a melodrama and a love story.
What caught my attention? The crocheted and knitted designs used in wardrobe.
In this particular movie the lead actress wears a cherry necklace and bracelet throughout.
Pattern: Sweet Cherry Crochet Necklace
- Scraps of yarn about 2 o.z. each Red, Green, and Black
- Fiber Fill
- Tapestry Needle
- G-(4.25mm) hook
- single crochet, decrease, half double crochet, slip stitch
- work in the round (spiral)
Make 2 Cherries – Red
Start with a magic ring (see video tutorial by June Gilbank) 6sc in ring, pull to close
Rnd 1: (1sc , 2sc (increase) in next st) repeat 2 more times [9sc]
Rnd 2-4: 1sc in each stitch around (repeat for rows 3 and 4)
Rnd 5: skip a stitch, decrease, skip st, decrease, skip, decrease, end off leaving long tail for sewing up
Add stuffing Weave in top to close
Make 2 Leaves – Green
Start with chain 6 sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sc, hdc, sc, sl st, working on the opposite side of your work sl st, sc, hdc, sc, sl st, end off leaving a long tail
Stems – Green
Attach green to top of finished cherry (1) chain 5, end off.
Attach green to top of finished cherry (2) chain 5, attach with a slip stitch to 3rd chain of cherry (1)
Sew Leaves to the stems where they intersect.
Necklace – Black
Chain 100, sl st to join, end off
Attach cherries to necklace with sl st using green yarn.
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