Saturday, March 2, 2019

Celebration Bookmark



The bookmark not including ribbon measures about 7".  With ribbon it measures about 8 1/2".  There are 2 different sizes available, one for 1/4" and 3/8" wide ribbon.  The other is for 5/8" wide ribbon.  
Pattern is written using U.S. Terminology.

size 10 crochet thread, 10-15 yards
1.75 mm hook
yarn needle
scissors
1/4", 3/8", or 5/8" wide ribbon, about 9 1/2"-10"
fray lock glue for ribbon ends
Stitch Abbreviations

ch- chain
dc- double crochet
hdc- half double crochet
tr- treble crochet
sc- single crochet
st(s)- stitch(es)
trtr- triple treble crochet
yo- yarn over

Special Stitches

cluster- ch 2, hdc in st indicated

picot- ch 4, slip st in last cluster made

trtr- yo 4 times, insert hook into ch indicated and pull up a loop, [yo and draw through 2 loops on hook] 5 times.
  • [ ] - work enclosed instructions the amount of times indicated, or work enclosed instructions in the stitch or space indicated.
  • { } - work enclosed instructions the amount of times indicated.
  • ★ - ★★ - repeat the following instructions the amount of times indicated.
  • ( ) - Enclose additional information and the number of stitches at the end of a round.
For 1/4" and 3/8" ribbon-

Foundation Row- ch 59, tr in 10th ch from hook (skipped chains make the ch-9 space), tr in next ch, [ch 2, skip next 2 ch, tr in next ch] across. (18 tr, 16 ch-2 spaces, 1 ch-9 space)

Round 1- ch 1, [5 sc, ch 3, 3 sc] around post of same tr and first ch-2 space, [sc in free loop of next ch, 2 sc in next ch-2 space] 15 times, sc in free loop of each of next 2 ch, [2 sc, ch 3, 5 sc, ch 3, 2 sc] in next ch-9 space, sc in each of next 2 tr, [2 sc in next ch-2 space, sc in next tr] 15 times, 3 sc in next ch-2 space, dc in first sc to make last ch-3 space. (114 sc, 4 ch-3 spaces)

Round 2- ch 1, [sc, ch 3, sc] in same space, 
★ skip next 2 sc, [dc, cluster in last dc made] twice in next sc, picot, cluster in last cluster made, in same sc work- [dc, cluster in last dc made, dc], [sc, ch 3, sc] in next ch-3 space, {slip st in next sc, cluster in same sc, skip next 2 sc, [dc, cluster in last dc made] 3 times in next sc, skip next 2 sc, slip st in next sc, ch 2, skip next 2 sc} 5 times, slip st in next sc, cluster in same sc, skip next 2 sc, [dc, cluster in last dc made] 3 times in next sc, skip next 2 sc, slip st in next sc , [sc, ch 3, sc] in next ch-3 space, repeat from  to  1 time, slip st to first sc, fasten off and weave in ends.  (8 sc, 4 ch-3 spaces, 44 dc, 56 clusters, 2 picots, 10 ch-2 spaces)



For 5/8" ribbon-

Foundation Row- ch 61, trtr in 12th ch from hook (skipped chains make the ch-11 space), trtr in next ch, [ch 2, skip next 2 ch, trtr in next ch] across. (18 trtr, 16 ch-2 spaces, 1 ch-11 space)

Round 1- ch 1, [7 sc, ch 3, 3 sc] around post of same trtr and first ch-2 space, [sc in free loop of next ch, 2 sc in next ch-2 space] 15 times, sc in free loop of each of next 2 ch, [2 sc, ch 3, 7 sc, ch 3, 2 sc] in next ch-11 space, sc in each of next 2 trtr, [2 sc in next ch-2 space, sc in next trtr] 15 times, 3 sc in next ch-2 space, dc in first sc to make last ch-3 space. (118 sc, 4 ch-3 spaces)

Round 2- ch 1, [sc, ch 3, sc] in same space, 
★ skip next 2 sc, [dc, cluster in last dc made] twice in next sc, in next sc work- [tr, cluster in last tr made, picot, cluster in last cluster made, tr], cluster in last tr made, in next sc work- [dc, cluster in last dc made, dc], [sc, ch 3, sc] in next ch-3 space, {slip st in next sc, cluster in same sc, skip next 2 sc, [dc, cluster in last dc made] 3 times in next sc, skip next 2 sc, slip st in next sc, ch 2, skip next 2 sc} 5 times, slip st in next sc, cluster in same sc, skip next 2 sc, [dc, cluster in last dc made] 3 times in next sc, skip next 2 sc, slip st in next sc , [sc, ch 3, sc] in next ch-3 space, repeat from  to  1 time, slip st to first sc, fasten off and weave in ends.  (8 sc, 4 ch-3 spaces, 44 dc, 4 tr, 60 clusters, 2 picots, 10 ch-2 spaces)


Blocking and Finishing

It is optional but recommended to block your finished piece. Fill a bowl with water and add some liquid starch if you prefer the bookmark to be lightly stiffened. Soak and gently press out any excess liquid, being careful not to pull or twist on the stitches. Lay it flat on a blocking mat and pin the bookmark, starting from one end and working to the other. Allow it to dry completely before removing the pins.

Cut a piece of ribbon about 9" to 10" long and starting on back weave the ribbon between each tr, or trtr stitch of the foundation row.  Fold each end of the ribbon in half and cut on a diagonal.  To prevent fraying place a few drops of fray lock glue to the ribbon ends.



Chart for ribbon sizes 1/4" and 3/8"



For ribbon sizes 1/4" and 3/8" 

Foundation Row
1- ch 59.
2- skip 9 chs and tr in 10th ch from the hook, and tr in the next ch also.  This extra tr is for weaving in the ribbon.
3- ch 2, skip next 2 ch, tr in the next ch.
4- Repeat step 3 across (15 more times).  There should be 18 tr and 16 ch-2 spaces, and the 9 skipped chains make a ch-9 space at the other end of the row.

Round 1

1- ch 1, working around the last tr made, make a sc
2- make 4 more sc around same tr.  (5 sc)
3- ch 3, working in the next ch-2 space of the foundation make 3 sc.  (8 sc, 1 ch-3 space)

Continue the round with-  
[sc in free loop of next ch (same chain as the tr on the opposite side), 2 sc in next ch-2 space] 15 times, sc in free loop of each of next 2 ch, [2 sc, ch 3, 7 sc, ch 3, 2 sc] in next ch-9 space, sc in each of next 2 trtr, [2 sc in next ch-2 space, sc in next trtr] 15 times, 3 sc in next ch-2 space.
4- Finish by making a dc in the first sc of the round.  This dc stitch makes the last ch-3 space.

If your work curls like this it's normal and should be fine once blocked- 

Starting Round 2

1- ch 1, [sc, ch 3, sc] around the last dc made on Round 1.
2- skip next 2 sc, dc in the next sc.  Ch 2 to start making the first cluster.
3- Complete the cluster by making 1 hdc in the last dc made.
4- dc in the same sc of the previous round.  Cluster in the last dc made.  Ch 4.
5- Slip st in the hdc of the last cluster made, this completes the first picot.  Next make 1 cluster in the hdc of the last cluster made.
6- [dc, cluster in the last dc made, dc] in the same sc.
7- skip the next 2 sc and in the next ch-3 space work- [sc, ch 3, sc].

Round 2 continued

{slip st in next sc, cluster in same sc, skip next 2 sc, [dc, cluster in last dc made] 3 times in next sc, skip next 2 sc, slip st in next sc, ch 2, skip next 2 sc} 5 timesslip st in next sc, cluster in same sc, skip next 2 sc, [dc, cluster in last dc made] 3 times in next sc, skip next 2 sc, slip st in next sc.

[sc, ch 3, sc] in next ch-3 space, skip next 2 sc, [dc, cluster in last dc made] twice in next sc, picot, cluster in last cluster made, [dc, cluster in last dc made, dc] in same sc, [sc, ch 3, sc] in next ch-3 space.

{slip st in next sc, cluster in same sc, skip next 2 sc, [dc, cluster in last dc made] 3 times in next sc, skip next 2 sc, slip st in next sc, ch 2, skip next 2 sc} 5 times, slip st in next sc, cluster in same sc, skip next 2 sc, [dc, cluster in last dc made] 3 times in next sc, skip next 2 sc, slip st in next sc, slip st to first sc, fasten off and weave in ends.


How to make a trtr (triple treble crochet stitch)

1- yo 4 times.
2- insert hook into ch indicated and pull up a loop (6 loops on hook).
3- yo and draw through 2 loops, 5 loops on hook.
4- yo and draw through 2 loops, 4 loops on hook.
5- yo and draw through 2 loops, 3 loops on hook.
6- yo and draw through 2 loops, 2 loops on hook.
7- yo and draw through the last 2 loops to complete the trtr stitch.


This pattern is by Julia Hart of Draiguna. Feel free to link to this pattern but do not reprint it on your site. You can sell items made from this pattern. Please credit me as the designer, Julia Hart of Draiguna, link to my etsy shop- draiguna.etsy.com, or to my blog- www.draiguna.com. Please do not claim this pattern as your own, sell, or distribute it. Thank you!


© 2019 Draiguna

8 comments:

  1. How sweet of you to share this lovely pattern. I'm going to try it for sure

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  2. It's beautiful. Thanks a lot.

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  3. A great idea about marking hooks. its very beautiful. Do you sell this product?

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  4. Very beautiful and impressive patterns. you are very skillful.
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  5. Some of the directions are a little different than I was taught, but I gave it a whirl and it turned out beautiful--maybe not exactly like yours, but close enough!

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  6. Thanks for sharing such a beautiful gift idea. I'm going to make them.

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