Crochet Pattern by B. Hooked Crochet, Copyright 2017.
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This pattern is written in US crochet terms
Gather Your Supplies
- Red Heart Super Saver
- 6 mm Crochet Hook
- Darning Needle
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- Ch – Chain
- Dc – Double Crochet
To print a list of all crochet abbreviations to keep in your crochet notebook, check out my quick guide here:
You can start with any number of chains depending on the length of the curly cue you wish to make. Keep in mind that the length of the chain will shorten as it curls. In my example using a worsted weight yarn, a chain of 20 + 3 measured 6″. After crocheting, the finished curly cue measured 5″. This is a good rule of thumb to keep in mind when designing your embellishment: expect that it will shrink 1″ from the chain measurement.
How to Crochet a Curly Cue
Chain any number + 3 (counts as one dc)
2 dc into the fourth chain from the hook.
3 dc into the next chain and in each chain remaining.
Bind off when finished and finger block your curly cue to the proper shape. Sometimes the curly cue loses its spiral shape while crocheting, no worries! Just twist it around and it will take shape.