Crochet Pattern: Button Cuff Bracelet

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A Guest Post by Karen Vaughn.

I get easily distracted, especially when it comes to crocheting. This pattern came to me in 30 minutes which just happens to be the length of time for my evening news broadcast. I used brown yarn because it was closest at hand and I had this wonderful wooden button just hanging out in the pocket of my hoodie. Buttons tend to hang out in my pockets a lot! Enjoy!

Skill Level: crochet skill level easy


Finished Size: 8″ long (there is some overlap; this fit my 7.5 inch wrist)

Materials:
Medium Weight Yarn (small amount)
(Yarn used in photo: I Love This Yarn in Brown)
Crochet Hook F (3.75 mm)
1 – 1.5 inch shankless button
Embroidery Needle
crochet yarn size 4

Gauge: not important

Need help understanding the abbreviations and symbols? Check out the crochet abbreviation chart.

Crochet Pattern: Button Cuff Bracelet
Row 1: ch 10, sc in second chain from hook and in each chain across: 9 sc
Row 2: ch 1, turn, working in back loops only, sc in each sc across: 9 sc
Row 3: ch 1, turn, working in front loops only, sc in each sc across: 9 sc
Repeat rows 2 and 3 until the cuff ends overlap by approximately 1/2 inch when wrapped around your wrist. Do not finish off, continue with button hole.

Button Hole:
Row 4: ch 1, turn, sc in first sc, chain 7, skip 7 sc, sc in last sc: 2 sc, 7 ch
Row 5: ch 1, turn, sc in each st across: 9 sc
Finish off. Attach the button to the opposite end of the cuff. Wear and enjoy!

Karen is a stay-at-home mom with 4 children, 2 dogs, and a wonderful husband that puts up with her crafting and his lack of space in the closet. And buttons really do tend to hang out in her pockets.

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18 Comments

  1. Angie says:

    SUPER CUTE!!!!! I can’t wait to try it!

  2. Jumasto says:

    Perfect! You can really match your outfits. And if you have Grandma’s button box like I do, there are a lot of old style buttons to use. You can even use variegated or different yarns for multicolored bracelets. And since you can make it to size, it won’t slide off or get in your way like bangle bracelets. The button would make a perfect decoration at the top of your wrist.

  3. Rachel says:

    Love it! And I was just looking for a headband pattern… this will work nicely for that as well. :)

  4. sherry says:

    I love this….I purchased a several polymer clay button a couple of years ago just because I loved them….I knew I would eventually have a reason to use them!!! lol Thanks for the great pattern.

  5. Karen Vaughn says:

    Thank you all! I really hope you enjoy it!

  6. Varsha suraiya says:

    Real cute design! Do tell me Karen ,how do you formulate the instructions on paper ?do you write them line by line or all later? Iam asking as I create new designs often but would like to have the instructions for later records.i would really appreciate some help.

  7. Janet says:

    All your patterns are great, just not enough time to do all. Thanks for sharing.
    Janet

  8. Gayle says:

    Cute pattern. I love how you say buttons hang out in your pockets often, for me it’s stray scraps of yarn I leave behind after making flowers for my shop. ;)

  9. Karen Vaughn says:

    I write them line by line actually, not really sure how else to do it. Any suggestions by anyone else?

  10. Kathy says:

    If making any for other people whose sizes are unknown how do you figure out sizes?

  11. Stephanie says:

    Hi I made a few of these and one my son wears is army pattern and the other I haven’t worn yet but his has started to curl up on the sides is there anything I can do to prevent that from hapening ?

  12. Karen Vaughn says:

    @Stephanie
    Blocking will help with this. Just like a doily has to be blocked and then re-blocked after a time.
    Hope that helps!

  13. Karen Vaughn says:

    @Kathy
    Sizing can be done by using a measuring tape to get their wrist size or by using a marked piece of yarn. Also standard wrist sizes can be found online.

  14. LJ says:

    @Stephanie: in addition to blocking you can try a sc border around the bracelet. Then it’ll be longer between reblocking

  15. Kelly says:

    Hello! I see this post is a little old, but I was searching around for crochet bracelet patterns and was wondering if I could sell the bracelets I make from this?

    I’ll be helping with a fundraiser this September (2013) and was wondering if I could sell these? It’s for Cornerstone Autism Center here in town. The proceeds will go to them.

    Please let me know either here or via email. [email protected]

    Thank you!

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