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Curtain Tieback
Free Crochet Pattern
by KarensVariety.com

Size: 2 1/2 inches wide x 16 inches long
Materials: Size 30 cotton thread
Two colours of rick rack
2 bone rings, 3/4 inch in diameter
No. 9 or 11 crochet hook
 ch  chain
 sc  single crochet
 dc  double crochet
 tr  treble
 4 tr cluster  make 4 tr, holding the last lp of each on hook,   thread over and pull through all lps on hook
 p  picot - ch 3, sl st in 3rd st from hook
 bl  block
 sp  space
 lp  loop
 sk  skip

Two colours of rick rack and matching thread are used to make this pretty tieback for your curtains.

Fasten the ends of two pieces of rick rack, and twist together, making a piece 16 inches long.

With coloured thread to match, cover the bone ring with scs. Do not break thread.

Row 1: Ch 2, dc in point of rick rack, * ch 2, dc in next point; repeat from * across, ch 7, turn.

Row 2: Dc in first dc, repeat from * in Row 1, ending with ch 3, turn.

Row 3: * 2 dc in sp, dc in dc, (ch 2, dc in next dc) twice; repeat from * across, end with a block as at beginning.

Row 4: Ch 10 (for a tr and ch 6), sk bl and 1 sp, * 4 tr cluster in next sp, sk bl, 4 tr cluster in next sp, ch 6; repeat from * across, sk last sp and bl, tr in last dc.

Row 5: Ch 3 (counts as a dc), turn, (5 dc, 3 ps, 5 dc) in each ch 6 lp, end with ch 3, sl st in same lp as last group, cut and fasten thread.

Thread needle, sk 3 or 4 sts on ring, sew rick rack to next 3 or 4 sts.

Cover second ring with scs, join, with needle and thread, sk 3 sts of ring, sew on rick rack.

Repeat from Row 1 for other side of tieback.
End Row 1 with ch 2 and dc between end of rick rack and ring.

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