Well, I was actually intending to publish this pattern for Christmas. I had the bells all made and the pattern figured out. I just needed to take pictures of the first round, and with everything else I was doing in December, it just didn’t happen. In light of recent events, now it seems more appropriate to connect it to a different occasion.
I made the bells using a fine silver Lurex yarn I found on Etsy. It really was perfect for this project. To finish, the bell has a tiny clear bead for a clapper.
Wedding Bells Crochet Pattern
Gauge: 7 sc x 7 rows = 1″ x 1″
- #2/fine metallic yarn
- Hook D
- Round or pearl bead, clear or color to match yarn – size 6/0 suggested
To start, get your bead and put it on the end of your yarn. Tie a slip knot to secure it, as shown in the pictures below the pattern. Or if you prefer, leave an extra long tail and save this step for after you finish the bell. Follow the pictures to make another slip knot, but don’t tighten it. Leave the loops as shown.
Note: The tail for the clapper plus the hanging loop will be a total of around 2 3/4″. You may have to experiment with adjusting to get the right amount of yarn for the loops.
Rnd 1: Insert hook into the ring on the right and grab the working yarn. Ch 1, sc 2 in ring, around both strands. Move other loop towards the right, out of the way. Sc in same ring, on single strand. Hold yarn end with bead together with working ring, end on the right, and work 1 sc around both strands. Move loop out of the way and work last sc in ring. Pull ring tight and join with sl st in first sc. (5 sts)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2sc in each st around, sl st to 1st sc. (10 sts)
Rnds 3-5: Ch 1, sc in each st around, sl st to 1st sc. (10 sts)
Rnd 6: Ch 1, (2 sc in st, sc in next st) to end of rnd, sl st to 1st sc. (15 sts)
Rnd 7: Ch 1, (sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st) to end of rnd, sl st to 1st sc. (20 sts)
Fasten off and weave in the end. If you haven’t tied on the bead yet, do so now, adjusting the free loop and tail to the desired length.
Now you have a nice little bell! Hang them as ornaments, or maybe put them on hooks for a cute pair of earrings.
I hope you like this pattern. If you’d like to share it, please link to my page. Please don’t copy the pattern and paste it elsewhere. If you make it, I’d love to see it! Feel free to reach out to me with any questions.