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Pattern: Kaldred

Here is a quick and easy pattern for Kaldred, a crocheted bracelet/bangle.

As the UK & US have different crochet terminology, I have included both. For the Danes among you, Kaldred also comes in Danish.

Tip: try embellishing Kaldred with beads, buttons, sequins or ribbons.

Materials:
+ Crochet hook size 4mm (US size 6 or G if you cannot find a 6)
+ Approx 20 yards of Double-knitting or light worsted yarn. I used Rowan Denim.
+ Knitter’s needle for weaving in ends.

UK terminology:
Row 1: Ch 8, sl st to form circle. Ch 2, turn.
Row 2: 5 tr into circle, ch 4, 1 dc into circle, ch 2, turn.
Row 3: 5tr into the circle you formed in previous row, ch 4, 1 dc in circle, ch 2, turn.

Repeat Row 3 until one repeat short of desired length.

Then ch 5 tr into the circle you formed in previous row. Make sure that this row “leans” the opposite way of your starting point so that when you hold the end and the beginning together they form a continuous circle. Join the two ends together by slip stitching along the side of the chained circle.

Weave in ends.

US terminology:
Row 1: Ch 8, slip stitch to form circle, ch 2, turn.
Row 2: 5 dc into circle, ch 4, 1 sc into circle, ch 2, turn.
Row 3: 5 dc into the circle you formed in previous row, ch 4, 1 sc into circle, ch 2, turn.

Repeat Row 3 until one repeat short of desired length.

Then ch 5 dc into the circle you formed in previous row. Make sure that this row “leans” the opposite way of your starting point so that when you hold the end and the beginning together they form a continuous circle. Join the two ends together by slip stitching along the side of the chained circle.

Weave in ends.

Dansk opskrift:
1. omg: Hækl 8 lm, saml dem til en ring m 1 km i første lm. 2 lm, vend.
2. omg.: 5 stm i ringen, 4 lm, 1 fm i ringen, 2 lm, vend.
3. omg.: 5 stm i ringen du dannede i forg. omg., 4 lm, 1 fm i ringen, 2 lm, vend.

Gentag 3. omg. indtil ønskede længde.

Dernæst hækl 5 stm i ringen du dannede i forg. omg. Sørg for, at denne gentagelse af viften hælder den anden vej end den allerførste vifte. Hækl de to ender sammen med km langs den første luftmaskering.

Hæft ender.

Enjoy! God fornøjelse!

4 Thoughts on “Pattern: Kaldred

  1. I tried to tell you that it was “gorgeous”, but WordPress says that’s too short of a comment. So, at length, I find it very aesthetically pleasing in both colour and shape.

  2. Beautiful! Wouldn’t one in every color be great!

  3. Darth Ken on June 13, 2011 at 3:55 pm said:

    I’ve been intrigued for a little while with the names all these shawls, cardigans, hats and what have you get. Why do they get those particular names?
    The only reference I know of on this one is the town here in Denmark? Or does it mean something in Scots? Or is it just totally random?

  4. Karie on June 13, 2011 at 3:58 pm said:

    Darth, It’s named for the town in Denmark. I name the things after .. whatever I’m preoccupied by, I guess. The designs I’m going (more of which to come) will have names that work in both English and Danish. I hope to have a full collection at some point – which will have a coherent naming practice.

    Words matter. As much as ever.

    I finished Embassytown. On the subject of words and all..

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