Chunky Bangles

Author

Natalie Brock

Introduction

I like these bangles, they’re comfy and they don’t make a loud racket when you move your arms!
Make them in a rainbow of colours to suit your outfit or simply give them as gifts.

This pattern first appeared on my blog http://hookylove.blogspot.com/

Materials List

I used Rowan Cotton Rope (Aran weight) but any aran weight would do, and a 4.5mm hook.

Finished Size

variable, that’s the best thing!

Gauge

Gauge is not important, just make sure the starting chain can fit around your wrist!

I used a smaller hook than stated on the yarn, just to make the gauge is tight so the bangle has more structure.

Notes

I write in UK terms!

Abbreviations:

ch: chain
dc: double crochet
sl st: slip stitch
blo: back loop only
ws: wrong side

sts: stitches

The Pattern

Ch 35, sl st into 1st chain to join (careful not to twist the chain!)

Row 1: Ch 1,dc in one leg of each foundation ch around. Sl st into 1st dc to join

Row 2: Work all sts in blo. Ch 1, dc in each dc around. Sl st to 1st dc to join

Rows 3 & 4: Repeat row 2

To finish, fold in half with ws facing to form bangle shape. Sl st around, joining blo of Row 4 to one leg of foundation ch. end off.

For the black and red bangle I alternated the colours each row, for the red and yellow I changed colour for rows 2&3 then back to the original colour for row 4

Happy bangling!

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