In an attempt to get my kids a little more excited about summer reading, I came up with these crochet beachy bookmarks that included the most adorable Disney Finding Nemo and Dory buttons! A super simple pattern that could be made in any color and embellished with all sorts of buttons or charms.
– Caron Simply Soft Yarn in Bone, Sage, and Blue Mint. You find these colors and the entire line of Caron Simply Soft at Yarnspirations.com!
– Size F Crochet Hook
– Clover Tassel Maker
– Tapestry Needle
– Disney Finding Nemo Buttons
SC = Single Crochet
HDC = Half Double Crochet
DC = Double Crochet
Crochet Bookmark Pattern:
NOTE: Pattern does not mark color changes. Change colors at any row, making beachy stripes. Look at my pictures for inspiration
Chain 11, SC in second chain from hook and the rest of the way down chain, chain 1, turn (10 SC)
Row 2-30: SC in each stitch across, chain 1, turn
Row 31: SC in first two stitches, HDC in next two, DC in next, chain 2, DC in next, HDC in next two, SC in last two, chain 1, turn
Row 32: SC in each stitch across making 2 SC over the chain 2 (this leaves an opening for your tassel). Fasten off and weave in ends.
Create seaweed by making surface slip stitches. Click HERE for a great Surface Slip Stitch tutorial.
Add Nemo buttons.
Use your Clover Tassel Maker to make a tassel for the top of your bookmark! Full set of picture tutorial instructions come with the tassel kit!
Squirt is definitely the cutest!