Brown Crochet Beads.

Brown crochet beads necklace is a crochet tread pattern. The level is beginner/intermediate, but it is more on intermediate side only because working with crochet tread and small size crochet hook is more difficult and can require some experience. But you need to start someday, right? :)

In this free beginner crochet pattern you will find crochet instructions:

How to crochet a bead (solid and striped)

How to crochet a mesh bead

How to assemble the necklace

The stitches and abbreviations used in Brown Crochet Beads Necklace pattern: CH - chain, SC - single crochet stitch, DC - double crochet stitch, slip stitch, dec SC - decrease (crochet 2 SC together).


You will need for this crochet tread pattern:

Crochet tread #10 in Ivory and Chocolate

Crochet hook size 1.5mm to 2.0 mm

Satin ribbon 3/8 in (.8 cm) wide - 40 in (92 cm)

Optionally: 7 wooden beads 2 1/2 in (6.5 cm) in diameter or stuffing (can be cotton balls).

Needle with an eye big enough for the tread

Note:

SC 2 (the # of stitches is AFTER the stitch's abbreviation) means: make two single crochet stitches in two stitches of the previous row.

2SC (the # of stitches is BEFORE the stitch's abbreviation) means: make two single crochet stitches in one stitch (increase).





HOW TO CROCHET A STRIPED BEAD:
(crochet instructions):

You can use wooden bead as a base, or any other bead the same size with a wide enough hole, or just stuff your crocheted bead with cotton ball or any other kind of stuffing. The ribbon you will use to assemble the crochet beads necklace.

Ivory tread: CH 3, join in a ring.

Row 1: SC 6 in the ring, slip stitch.

Attach the brown tread.

Row #2: CH 1, 2 Sc in each SC, slip stitch at the end. total = 12 stitches at the end of this row.

how to crochet a bead
how to crochet a bead

Row #3: Ivory tread: CH 1, [SC, 2SC], repeat [ ] 6 times around the row, slip stitch at the end. Total = 18 stitches.

Row #4: Brown tread: CH 1, SC in each SC for 18 stitches, slip stitch at the end.

Row #5: repeat Row #4 using the Ivory tread.

Row #6: Repeat Row #4 for the Brown tread.

Row #7: repeat Row # 4 for the Ivory Tread

Row #8:Brown tread: Repeat Row # 4.

Row #9: Ivory tread: CH 1, [SC, dec SC]. Repeat [ ] 6 times around the row decreasing the total # of stitches to 12. Slip stitch at the end.

Before the next row: insert the wooden bead of stuffing.

Row #10: Brown tread: decrease every second stitch in the row: it should be 6 stitches after completing of this row.

Row #11: brown tread: make slip stitches around the row, tie and cut off both treads (the ivory and the brown one).

The striped bead is ready! :) you will need one more :)



NOTE: HOW TO CROCHET A BEAD IN SOLID COLOR:

It is easier then striped bead:

CH 1, join in a ring with a slip stitch

Row #1: SC 6 in the ring, total = 6 stitches

Row #2: 2Sc in each stitch, total = 12 stitches

Row #3: [SC, 2SC] repeat [ ] 6 times around the row, total = 18 stitches

Rows ## 4-8: SC in each stitch around the row for 5 rows. total = 18 stitches in each row (unchanged).

Row #9: [SC, dec SC]. Repeat [ ] 6 times around the row decreasing the total # of stitches to 12.

Row #10: decrease every second stitch in the row: it should be 6 stitches after completing of this row.

Row #11: slip stitches around the row, cut off the tread, secure and weave in the end. 

(You will need 4 solid color beads: 2 - in Ivory, 2 - in Chocolate brown.)


HOW TO CROCHET A MESH BEAD.
(crochet instructions)

Ivory tread:

CH 3, join in the ring with a slip stitch,make Rows ## 1-3 as for solid color bead, slip stitch.

Row #4: CH 3

Make a DC in the second stitch (skip one).

CH 1, [DC in the second stitch, CH 1] 7 more times around the row.

Slip stitch to join the end and the beginning of Row #4.

Row #5: Repeat Row #4. Make every DC in the top of the DC of the previous row.

Insert the bead.

Row #6: CH 1 and SC in each CH of the prevoius row - the total will be 8 SC stitches and a CH 1 .

Row #7: decrease every second stitch around the row, (make a SC in every 2 stitches of the previous row). Total will be 4 or 5 stitches at the end of this row.

Row #9: make slip stitches around the row, cut off the tread, secure the knot and weave in the end.

The mesh bead is ready! :)

To start the assembly you need to make 7 beads: 1 mesh bead in Ivory; 2 striped beads; 2 solid beads in Cholate brown; 2 solid beads in Ivory


Brown Crochet Beads Necklace is ready!


HOW TO ASSEMBLE THE BROWN CROCHET BEADS NECKLACE.

beads necklace assembly
bead neckace assembly
beads necklace assembly

You may start to assemble the crochet beads necklace from the center bead of from one of the sides. Tie the knots at both sides of each bead to fix them so they will not slip along the ribbon.

The Brown Crochet Beads are ready! :)


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