Caron International's Simply Soft Party (99% Acrylic/1% Polyester): 3 oz (A)
Shown in: #0002 Fuchsia Sparkle (A)
Caron International's Simply Soft (100% Acrylic): 3 oz (B)
Shown in: #9727 Black (B)
One size US H-8 (5mm) crochet hook, or size to obtain gauge
Necklace —Thirty-six 24mm split rings; and ten 32mm split rings
Bracelet I—Ten 32mm split rings
Bracelet II—Ten 24mm split rings; and two 32mm split rings
Split-ring pliers (optional)
Gauge is not critical for this project.
Chain (ch), single crochet (sc), slip stitch (sl st)
Covering sc (to cover split rings)—Place a slip knot on the hook. *Insert hook, from front to back, into center of ring. Take yarn over top of ring, from front to back. Yarn over and draw loop to front. Bring yarn, from back to front, over top of ring, yarn over and draw through both loops on hook (1 sc worked over ring); repeat from * number of times indicated. Push stitches together and rotate ring as you work; join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off and weave in ends. Note: To reduce the amount of weaving in, work the covering sc over the beginning tail.
1. Necklace and each bracelet is created by joining and covering split rings.
2. When instructed to cover a 32mm split ring, work 32 covering sc (see Special Technique) over the ring. When instructed to cover a 24mm split ring, work 24 covering sc over the ring. And, when instructed to cover a 2"/50mm split ring, work 54 covering sc over the ring.
Join Rings: Join split rings into a circle in the following order: [One 32mm ring, four 24mm rings] 9 times, one 32mm ring. Join last ring to first ring.
Cover Rings: Cover first 32mm ring with A, cover next ring with B, *cover next ring with A, cover next ring with B; repeat from * around.
Join Rings: Join ten 32mm split rings into a circle, joining last ring to first ring.
Cover Rings: Beg with A cover each ring.
Join Rings: Join split rings into a circle in the following order: One 32mm ring, four 24mm rings, one 32mm ring, six 24mm rings. Join last ring to first ring.
Cover Rings: With A, cover first 32mm ring and next 24mm ring; with B cover next three rings; with A, cover next three rings; with B cover next three rings; with A, cover last 24mm ring.