Tuesday, September 13, 2016

DIY: Boudoir Bralet



Create your own boudoir bralet, video tutorial below and the written pattern for the motifs and bra straps/bands follow. Enjoy!



Workshop: Boudoir Bralet

Motifs
(Make as many as needed for your arrangement)

Use 1.2mm hook and size 10 crochet cotton thread

FLOWER 1

Ch 5, sl st in first ch to make a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in ring, *ch 3, sc in ring; rep fr * four times to make five 3-ch loops around the ring; end with sl st in first sc to join.
Rnd 2: Sc in first 3-ch loop, *ch 2, 3 dc in same 3-ch loop, ch 2, sc in same 3-ch loop, sc in next 3-ch loop; rep fr * on all 3-ch loops; end with sl st in first sc to join. Fasten off.

FLOWER 2

Ch 5, sl st in first ch to make a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in ring, *ch 3, sc in ring; rep fr * four times to make five 3-ch loops around the ring; end with sl st in first sc to join.
Rnd 2: Sc in first 3-ch loop, *ch 3, 3 tr in same 3-ch loop, ch 2, sc in same 3-ch loop, sc in next 3-ch loop; rep fr * on all 3-ch loops; end with sl st in first sc to join. Fasten off.

SMALL FLOWER

Make magic circle, ch 1, in circle make sc, *ch 3, sc, repeat fr * to make 5 loops. End with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.

SINGLE LEAF BIG

Ch 12.

Rnd 1: Sc in 2nd ch fr hook, sc in next ch, sc in next ch, hdc in each of next 3 ch, dc in each of next 3 ch, hdc in next ch, sc in next ch, 3 sc in last ch to turn round to other side of foundation ch, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in each of next 3 ch, hdc in each of next 3 ch, sc in last 2 ch, sl st in first ch to join. Fasten off.

SINGLE LEAF SMALL

Ch 10.

Rnd 1: Sc in 2nd ch fr hook, hdc in each of next 2 ch, dc in each of next 3 ch, hdc in each of next 2 ch, 3 sc in last ch to turn to other side of foundation ch, hdc in each of next 2 ch, dc in each of next 3 ch, hdc in each of next 2 ch, sc in last ch, sl st in first ch to join. Fasten off.

DOUBLE LEAF

Ch 12, sc in 2nd ch fr hook, sc in next ch, hdc in each of next 2 ch, dc in each of next 3 ch, hdc in each of next 2 ch, sc in each of last 2 ch, (first leaf made); ch 11, sc in 2nd ch fr hook, sc in next ch, hdc in each of next 2 ch, dc in each of next 3 ch, hdc in each of next 2 ch, sc in last ch, sl st in sc of first leaf to join (second leaf made). Fasten off.

LONG STEM WITH LEAVES (Make 2)

Ch 12, *2 dc in fourth ch fr hook, ch 3, sl st in same ch (first leaf made); ch 6, 2 dc in fourth ch fr hook, ch 3, sl st in same ch, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch, ch 3 sl st in same ch (second leaf made); ch 9, 2 dc in fourth ch fr hook, ch 3, sl st in same ch (third leaf made); ch 6, 2 dc in fourth ch fr hook, sl st in same ch (fourth leaf made); ch 9, rep fr * to make long stem of desired length. Fasten off.

BRA STRAPS AND BAND
Use 2.2mm hook and size 8 crochet cotton thread

BRA STRAPS (for cups and shoulder straps)

Ch 4, sc in 2nd ch fr hook, sc in each of last 2 ch (3 sc made); *ch 3 (count as dc) turn, sk first sc, dc in each of last 2 sc (3 dc made); ch 1, turn, sc in each dc; rep fr * to make the desired length. Fasten off.

BRA BAND

Ch 10, sc in 2nd ch fr hook, sc in each ch (9 sc made); ch 3 (count as dc), turn, sk first sc, dc in each sc (9 dc made); ch 1, turn, sc in each dc' rep fr * to make the desired length. Fasten off.