Caron International's Simply Soft Collection Paints (100% Acrylic): 2 oz (A)
Caron International's Simply Soft Collection (100% Acrylic): 1 oz (B), 1 oz (C)
Shown in: #0006 Oceana (A); #0007 Aqua Mist (B); #0004 Blueberry (C)
One size US K-10.5 (6.5mm) crochet hook
Gauge is not critical for this project
Chain (ch), double crochet (dc), single crochet (sc), slip stitch (sl st)
Surface slip stitch: Hold a slip knot (not on hook) on WS of piece. Insert hook from RS to WS. Place slip knot on hook, draw loop to RS. *A small distance from last insertion, insert hook from RS to WS through piece, yarn over, draw loop to RS and through loop on hook (surface slip stitch made); repeat from * as needed.
With A, ch 145 loosely.
Row 1: Dc in 3rd ch from hook, dc in each remaining ch across, turn—143 dc.
Rows 2–4: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.
Row 5: Ch 2, dc in each st across.
With B, work a line of surface slip stitch, lengthwise across belt, between Rows 1 and 2. With C, work another line of surface slip stitch between Rows 4 and 5. Fasten off and weave in ends.
Using yarn needle, weave in all ends.
Tassels (make and attach 6 – 2 each in A, B, and C)
Note: Attach one tassel of each color to each end of belt.
Cut 8 strands of yarn, 6"/15cm long. Hold all strands together and fold in half forming a loop at folded end. Draw loop through one end of belt, thread ends of strands through loop and pull to tighten and secure. Trim ends. Repeat to attach 2 more tassels to same end of belt, then attach 3 tassels to other end of belt.