Hello there, my crochet Friends!
Are you ready to add a touch of handmade charm to your reading adventures?
Today, I have a special treat for you— a Crochet Bookmark Pattern for Beginners, that anyone can make even if you are a very experienced crafter too!
It’s time to unleash your creativity and embark on a journey of stitches as we create practical and adorable bookmarks together. So grab your crochet hooks, select your favorite yarn colors, and let’s dive into this fun and rewarding project that will make your reading experience even more delightful!
Find the free pattern below or purchase the ad-free PDF version of this pattern on Ravelry. The PDF is designed for printing and this way you can support me!
It’s a great pattern because:
Sooo easy to make
You learn a new stitch
You can sell them, gift them or make in rainbow colors
Before you get started…
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Why a Bookmark?
Let’s talk about bookmarks, those trusty companions that keep our place in the captivating stories we immerse ourselves in.
While there are countless options out there, there’s something truly special about a handmade bookmark. It’s a small piece of art, crafted with love and care, that adds a personal touch to our reading experience.
With this Crochet Bookmark pattern for Beginners with every stitch, you’re not only creating a functional tool but also a keepsake that holds memories of cozy evenings and literary adventures.
So, why settle for a mass-produced bookmark when you can enjoy your reading moments with the warmth and personality of something handmade?
It’s a simple yet powerful way to celebrate the joy of crafting and the magic of literature all in one!
Pattern Designed By: Sandra Stitches This pattern is copyright protected; it is unlawful to distribute this pattern in any form (free, sale or trade).
Let’s get to the pattern, shall we?
- Scrap Yarn from your stash.
- Any weight #4 yarn, recommended Acrylic for care.
- Hook: US Size H-8 (5 mm)
- Yarn Needle, Scissors, Measuring Tape
- Not relevant
- This sample is: 1.5” wide and 9” long (without tassels)
- Ch = Chain
- Sc = Single Crochet,
- St = Stitch
- Dc = Double Crochet ,
Suzette st = Sc1 + Dc1 in same st, Skip 1 , Sc+Dc in next, Finishing with 1Sc at end of row
- The pattern is worked in rows
- Ch1 does not count as st at the beginning of each row
- This pattern uses pattern repeats.
- You can work this pattern with one color or multiple as you wish- I used one solid color
- If changing colors make sure to have a changing technique and weave your ends in.
- This pattern calls for an odd # of stitches
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What about the instructions?
Row 1: Suzette st in 2nd st from hook, skip 1 st, Suzzete st in next and across to remaining last st, and finish the row with 1Sc, turn work (9)
Row 2: Ch1, Suzette st in 1st st from hook, skip 1, Suzette in next (always work on top of Sc from prev row, Finish row with 1Sc in last st, turn work (9)
Next Row 3: Repeat Row 2
I made 24 repeats
Finish by adding three chains to the bottom of the Bookmark.
Chain 5, fasten yarn, and leave 3 “ as fringe if desired. Repeat on each corner and middle as shown in the photo.
You can add a Sc row to the top of the Bookmark in different colors for more personality!
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