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Chiq Crocodile Cuff


I am on crocodile overload because Mikey @ The Crochet Crowd with AllFreeCrochet are doing a huge giveaway!! (Details can be found on the crochet crowd website click on the link above) So I give you the simple easy and fun Crocodile Cuff

I used a size F hook and  a teal size 3 and a sparkle white crochet fashion thread size 10

chain 16 for an xtra small wrist ( you should be able to slip it on and off) or 23

Row 1 - chain 4 and 2 dc in the 5th chain from the hook, *skip 1 space and chain 1, skip one space and 2 dc in next space* Repeat until the end. sl to first stitch

* you make the crocodile stitches  around all the 2 dc's and IGNORE the single dcs.

Row 2 - ch1, *5 dc around the first dc, dc around the next dc , skip the 1 dc* repeat
This is where you put 2 dc

** You want your second row of scales to be inbetween the first row***
This is where you want to put 1 dc

Row 3 - with alt color attach and ch 3 on any single dcm dc in the same space, *chain 1 2 dc in next (single) dc chain 1 ,dc in center of prev. scale.* repeat (see photos.)

row 4 same as row 2


Comments

  1. With enough time and a good mixture of aquas, blues and greens...sparkly yarns even, you could make a crocodile stitch skirt for a mermaid costume...OMG that would be sooooooo awesome! Since it looks kind of like scales when layered upon each other. If I was skinny I would pay you to make me a mermaid costume ha ha.

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    1. Thank you leanne :) I am designing askirt for a 7 year old girl in this stitch and I love the way it looks!!

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  2. I love this pattern!!! But what does "dcm dc in the same space, *chain 1 2 dc in next (single) dc chain 1" mean on row 3? I feel like I'm missing something here. Also, I'd love the pattern for the skirt when you are finished! I have a 4 year old grand-daughter I'd love to make it for--if it really is as easy as you say the basic pattern is! :)
    Thanks for sharing your patterns!!!!!

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