Free Christmas Crochet Patterns- Christmas Bells
The American Thread Company. Star Christmas Book No. 94, 1952.
Material Required: AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY STARï¿½ CROCHET COTTON, Article 30, Size 30 or STARï¿½ TATTING CROCHET, Article 25 1 ball each White, Hunter Green and Bright Red; Steel crochet hook No. 13; ï¿½ yd. narrow Red ribbon; 1 small safety pin.
Note: If ï¿½STARï¿½ CROCHET COTTON is used work with a single strand of thread. If ï¿½STARï¿½ TATTING CROCHET is used work with a double strand of thread.
With Red ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd st from hook, do not join or turn this or following rounds. Place a marker at the beginning of each round.
2nd Round: 2 sc in each sc.
3rd Round: * 1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * all around. Work 7 rounds even in sc.
11th Round: Same as 3rd round. Work 1 round even, join, cut thread.
13th Round: Attach White and work 1 sc in each sc, join, cut thread.
14th Round: Attach Green, * ch 3, sl st in next st, repeat from * all around, cut thread.
CLAPPER-Cut about a 24 inch length of Green, ch 2, 3 sc in 2nd st from hook, join, pull thread through. Skip about ï¿½ inch of thread, ch 2, 3 sc in 2nd st from hook, then crochet a chain about 1 ï¿½ inches long, cut thread. Draw chain through top of bell leaving clapper remain inside of bell. Work 2 more bells in same manner reversing the colors and working chains various lengths as illustrated. Sew the 3 chains together at top and finish with bow. Sew pin to back of bow.