Maybellene Crochet on Fabric FREE Pattern DIY Upcycle T-shirt Embellishment Beginner Project

Maybellene Crochet on Fabric FREE Pattern DIY Upcycle T-shirt Embellishment Beginner Project  by Kristin Omdahl

This is a gorgeous edging that works up quickly with only 4 rounds. This is a fabulous embellishment for a store bought tank top, shirt, or skirt. This technique can also bring new life to old clothes already in your closet. Scroll below to watch the step-by-step video tutorial, too!

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What you will need:

200 yds (182.9m) #1 fingering weight yarn

B/2 (2mm) crochet hook

Yarn needle

Scissors

Awl (optional)

Shown in: 

Be So Fine TIDBIT Yarn; 215 yds (196.6m) per 1.3oz (37g); 100% bamboo; color Raven, 1 ball.

Note: This can be done in any of my other #1 fingering weight yarns, too: Be So Fine, Be So Fine Silver BLING, Be So Fine Gold BLING, Be So Lush or Be So Toasty Yarn.

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Stitch Guide: 

Chain (ch), single crochet (sc), chain 3 picot (ch3 picot), treble crochet (tr), 3 treble crochet cluster (3tr-cl) and slip stitch (slst).

Finished Size:

Finished  trim is 2 in (5.1cm) long.

Gauge: 

Each pattern repeat is 3 in wide x 2 in long, after blocking.

Instructions:

Note: Depending on the thickness of your fabric, you may prefer to pierce the fabric with an awl before inserting crochet hook into fabric.

Round 1: Join yarn with slst to edge of fabric you wish to embellish, approx. 1/4 in (.64cm) from hem. Ch1, sc in same sp, *ch4, sc approx 1/2 in (1.3cm) from last stitch while maintaining a depth of 1/4 in (0.64cm) from hem. Rep from * around, replace last sc with slst to first sc at beg of round to join.

Note: The stitch pattern requires a multiple of 6 ch4 sps. As you are working your (ch4, sc) approximately 1/2 in (1.3cm) apart, ease in enough to maintain a multiple of 6.

Round 2: Ch1, sc in same sc, *(ch4, sc in next sc)x2, work (ch1, tr)x6 in next sc, ch1, sc in next sc, (ch4, sc in next sc)x2. Rep from * around, on last rep replace last sc with slst to first sc at beg of round to join.

Round 3: Ch1, sc in same sc, *ch4, sc in next sc, skip next sc, (ch2, tr in next tr)x2, (ch2, tr)x2 in ea of next 2 trs, (ch2, tr in next tr)x2, ch2, skip next sc, sc in next sc, ch4, sc in next sc. Rep from * around, except on last rep replace last sc with slst to first sc at beg of round to join. 

Round 4: Ch1, (sc, ch3, sc) in same sc, *ch3, skip next sc, 3tr-cl in next tr, ch3, sc in 3rd ch from hook (ch3 picot made), (ch3, 3tr-cl in next tr, ch3 picot)x7, ch3, skip next sc, (sc, ch3, sc) in next sc. Rep from * around, except on last rep replace last (sc, ch3, sc) with slst to first sc at beg of round to join. Fasten off.

Finishing:

Weave in loose ends. Hand wash, block to finished measurements and allow to dry.

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