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Topic: silver crochet flower ring  (Read 1556 times)
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« on: March 03, 2006 05:24:50 AM »

I'm not sure whats up with me and crochet lately, I do it ALL THE TIME. In class, at work.... its a habit! After my Tiny Fruit earrings (which I swear I'll write the patterns for soon - i promise!), I'm obsessed with tiny crochet.

So I made a little flower out of emboirdery floss, just for kicks. Then I went into the studio to work on my project for class... and broke it 3 times. So in my frustration I made a flower ring, to make me happy. Its easy to make if you have basic metalsmithing skills.

The band is sterling. I attatched the flower by soldering some tubing onto the band, placing the flower over the tubing, and adding a sterling silver "washer' I made with a hole the same size as the tubing. Then I secured it by riveting it all together and smashing the tubing with a hammer and a scribe to make it mushroom out over the washer.

Here's the pattern I used for the flower:
Size 4 crochet hook, embroidery floss
Round 1: ch 2, sc 6 in 2nd ch from hook. Join with ss.
Round 2: (ss in same stitch, ch 4) 1 time in next st. (ss in same stitch, ch 4) 2 times in each subsequent stitch
finish off, weave in ends
« Last Edit: February 17, 2009 10:09:13 AM by jungrrl - Reason: edited to comply with Craftster guidelines. » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2006 06:02:30 AM »

o love!!! you did a great job!

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« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2006 05:04:56 AM »

So great! It looks awesome!

Fabric to Metal, Wool to Wood, I'll try it all.
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