Sometimes, when it comes to wedding accessories, a simple crochet choker can add so much to the over-all look. This DIY lace crochet bridal choker pattern is elegant without being over done, and the best part is that you can crochet it in an evening! Find the free crochet pattern instructions below, or purchase a print-optimized, ad-free PDF by clicking here.
Crochet adds a personalized touch to any wedding and the sky’s the limit when it comes to customizing this delicate lace choker. Weave the ribbon tie through in the color of your choice to either match the crochet thread used, or to match the bridesmaids dresses.
Complete the bridal set: You can find a crochet pattern for lace fingerless gloves that will go with the choker very nicely, and a matching garter pattern as well. Wedding problems solved! Well, almost. 😄
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1.5mm steel hook, or hook needed to obtain gauge
Approx. 50 yards of Aunt Lydia’s #10 crochet thread in “Ecru” or color of your choice
1 yard of ¼” ribbon
fray check or clear nail polish
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
dc = double crochet
3dc cluster: this is basically a “dc3tog” in the same stitch: yo, pull up a loop, pull through two loops leaving 2 loops on your hook, yo, pull up a loop, pull through 2 loops leaving 3 loops on your hook, yo, pull up a loop, pull through 2 loops leaving 4 loops on your hook, yo, then pull through all 4 loops.
st/sts = stitch/stitches
sp/sps = space/spaces
30 stitches in 4”
11” long by 1 1/4″ wide (not including ribbon). The average woman’s neck circumference is 13.5” around.
-ch 1 does not count as a stitch in this pattern.
-You will need to know the person’s neck circumference that you are making this for before cutting the ribbon down.
-One other use for this crochet lace pattern would be to turn it into a baby headband/crown–it might even work as a flower girl headband!
-Add 9 chains to the beginning chain to make it an inch longer.
Wrapped in Lace Choker Pattern (US Terms):
Row 1: hdc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in each ch across, turn. (81)
Row 2: ch 3 (counts as first dc), 3dc cluster in next st, ch 1, sk st *3dc cluster in next st, ch 1, sk st; repeat from * across, in final repeat omit ch-1 and place a dc in the final stitch of row instead of skipping a stitch, turn. (40 3dc clusters)
Row 3: ch 2 (counts as first hdc), hdc in each s across, turn. (81)
Row 4: *ch 3, sk 2 sts, sl st in next st; repeat from * across, turn. (27 ch-3 sps)
Row 5: ch 1, sc in first ch-3 sp, in next ch-3 sp work: ([dc, ch 1] 4 times, dc), sl st into next ch-3 sp, ch 3, *sl st in next ch-3 sp,in next ch-3 sp work: ([dc, ch 1] 4 times, dc), sl st into next ch-3 sp, ch 3,* When there are 2 ch-3 sps left, work: ([dc, ch 1] 4 times, dc), sc in final ch-3 sp, turn. (9 shells, 8 ch-3 sps)
Row 6: sl st into first dc of shell, ch 3, sl st into ch-1 sp, ch 3, sl st into next ch-1 sp, ch 3, sl st into same ch-1 sp, ch 3, sl st into next ch-1 sp, ch 3, sl st into final ch-1 sp, move to next ch-3 sp, sc, ch 3, sl st back into sc creating a picot, *sl st into next dc, ch 3, sl st into ch-1 sp, ch 3, sl st into next ch-1 sp, ch 3, sl st into same ch-1 sp, ch 3, sl st into next ch-1 sp, ch 3, sl st into final ch-1 sp, move to next ch-3 sp, sc, ch 3, sl st back into sc creating a picot; repeat from * across, when you get to the final shell work the following sequence: sl st into next dc, ch 3, sl st into ch-1 sp, ch 3, sl st into next ch-1 sp, ch 3, sl st into same ch-1 sp, ch 3, sl st into next ch-1 sp, ch 3, sl st into final ch-1 sp.
Turn choker sideways and sc along the edge (approximately 10 stitches)
Cut thread, and attach to the other end of the choker and sc down that side.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
Thread 1 yard of ribbon through row 2, skipping the first 3dc cluster (this ensures the ribbon is spaced evenly on both ends of the choker). Trim ends to the length you want. Coat ends with fray check or clear nail polish to prevent fraying.
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