Crochet Pattern: Polka Dot Accent Belt for Girls

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Most girls have grown up playing “dress-up”, and young girls usually always love to accessorize. The fact that some girls never grow out of it is beside the point. Making this belt with its French knot accents and tassels will delight almost any young girl. And if she decides she wants to make it herself, the pattern is easy to understand and takes little time to complete. If you are not familiar with making French knots, a quick internet search reveals how simple the technique really is. Let me know what you think. And in the meantime, enjoy! Polka Dot Accent Belt

Skill Level:

Finished Size: 1 1/4” (3 cm) x 30” (76 cm) without tassels

Materials:
Medium Weight Yarn (approximately 50 yards of color A and a few yards of color B)
Crochet hook I (5.50 mm)

crochet yarn size 4

Gauge:
3 sc = 1’’
3 rows = 1’’
Gauge Swatch: 1’’w x 1’’h (2.5 cm x 2.5 cm) ch 4.
Row 1: sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across: 3 sc
Row 2 – 3: ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across: 3 sc
Finish off.

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Crochet Pattern: Polka Dot Accent Belt for Girls
Row 1: with color A, ch 123, 2 sc in second ch from hook, *sc in next 4 ch, skip 2 ch, sc in next 4 ch, 3 sc in next ch, repeat from * across, sc in next 4 ch, skip 2 ch, sc in next 4 ch, 2 sc in last ch: 122 sc
Row 2 – 4: ch 1, turn, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 4 sc, skip 2 sc, sc in next 4 sc, 3 sc in next sc, repeat from * across, sc in next 4 sc, skip 2 sc, sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in last sc: 122 sc
Finish off.

Polka Dot Accent Belt closeup

Dots
With color B, make random French knots across front of belt.

Tassels
Cut 8 strands 15” long. Attach 4 along one side and repeat for other side.

I hope you really enjoy making this pattern. If you run into any problems, let me know and I’ll see what I can do!

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