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Crocheted Rosary Bracelet

Updated on December 20, 2014

The beads of this dainty rosary bracelet are made of 3-dc clusters anchored on a loose chain. Since rosaries are must-haves for Catholics (like me), they're excellent gifts for the devout ones. But this bracelet is so pretty even non-Catholics will love it! (At a college reunion, I brought a bunch of them and gave it to my college classmates. The non-Catholics took them even after they realized it was a rosary bracelet. It's that adorable.)

My rosary bracelet is made of transparent plarn crocheted with sewing thread for color. However, the WIP(work-in-progress) pictures are done in crochet cotton since its difficult to photograph transparent plarn. I hope you like it!

What You Need

2          pcs       1.0-cm metal rings

1          pc        1.0-cm lobster lock

1          pc        5.0-cm extender chain

small amount of 1/8-in plarn* made of thin plastic bag

sewing thread if using transparent plarn

Click here to learn the methods of making plarn. and conditioning it for crochet.

Crochet Instructions

Attach plarn on one metal ring.

5 ch, (1 loose ch, 2 ch, 3-dc cluster on loose ch, 3ch) 10x.

Loose Chain - Work the the 3-dc cluster in the back loop (the loop on the left).

3dc-cluster in progress

Ch 10, 10th ch is point A. Ch 5, dc on 3rd ch from hook, sc in next, sl st next ch.

Cross in progress

7ch, 2dc beginning with the 3rd ch from hook, hdc in next, sc in next, sl st in next.

Cross in progress

Ch 5, dc on 3rd ch from hook, sc in next, sl st next ch.

Cross in progress

Sl st in A, sc in next ch, dc in next ch, sk 1 ch, sl st.

Cross finished

Ch 2, sl st to another metal ring. Weave in ends.

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    • MoiraCrochetsPl profile image

      MoiraCrochetsPl 4 years ago

      @anonymous: You're welcome, Rose. ",)

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Thanks for being you and for this site! It is truly an inspuration-- Our rosarys are our lifeline- thanks again for this special spot-- maw maw bootsie, USA

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      MoiraCrochetsPl 5 years ago

      @anonymous: Hi Lori! I wish I could approximate, but I didn't really finished the cotton yarn bracelet. It was too thick, it ended up too long for a bracelet. Maybe you should try something thinner.

      I wish I could recommend a more suitable yarn to you. But I am only limited to crochet cotton and acrylic yarn because that's the only thing available in our country.

      Good luck.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Thank you for this wonderfully demonstrated free pattern! I'd like to know (if possible) approximately how much cotton yarn you used when you made the model. I would like to make a crocheted rosary bracelet for some young children and I think cotton yarn would be safer than plastic. Thank you again!

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      MoiraCrochetsPl 5 years ago

      @Lady Lorelei: We don't celebrate St. Patrick's Day here but I hope you have meaningful celebration.

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      Lorelei Cohen 5 years ago from Canada

      Have a wonderful St. Patrick's Day.

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      CatholicPostage 6 years ago

      Nice Lens, you worked very hard on it and it shows. Great topic too, the Rosary is very important. God Bless!

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      dawngibson lm 6 years ago

      Thanks for putting this together! I think I'll try it.

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      MoiraCrochetsPl 6 years ago

      @happynutritionist: Yes, I am a full-blooded proud Filipino! I'm glad you liked what I shared about my land and I hope this could bring you closer to your sister-in-law. I'm sure she has a lot of rosaries if she is Catholic. ^^,

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      MoiraCrochetsPl 6 years ago

      @NoYouAreNot: You bet it is! I love that place so much I wish I could raise my daughter there. It's also a nice place to visit for it is complete with everything you'd look for in a tropical island: white sand beach, black sand beach, cool spring, hot spring, mountains, rivers, diving spots just to name a few.

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      happynutritionist 6 years ago

      I am just realizing from your sharing here that you are Filipino, is that right? My sister in law is also, and now I've learned a bit more about her land. I like how you weaved your talent for crocheting with plarn into a travel lens, nicely done:-)

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      NoYouAreNot 6 years ago

      Original angle to a travel lens, and a couple of interesting insights into Filippino culture. Camiguin island seems such a nice place to grow up!