Bo Choker by Wendy McDonnell

Bo Choker

April 2014
Lace ?
28 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette blocked
US 0 - 2.0 mm
35 - 50 yards (32 - 46 m)
Small (14 inches) and Large (15 inches)
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Kenzi’s buddy Bo is her best friend and just as incredible with all kinds of beads to make this, one remarkable piece. Daily wear to the office or pair it with your little black dress for an evening out, dressed up or down, Bo is sure to please. Kits are available on my blog. As well three styles of matching earrings.

Yarn: Yarn Fairy Lace, 870 yards/100g, Violet colorway, about 50 yards
Needle: US 0/2.0mm straight or circular
Beads: Rainbow Transparent Root Beer, seed beads in 6/0 quantity 24, 8/0 quantity 96 and 11/0 quantity 216
Light Amber Yellow AB small fringe 4x4.3mm quantity 72
Transparent Rainbow Brown AB small fringe 4x4.3mm quantity 25
Glass metallic gold AB faceted Bicone 4 mm quantity 32 & 6mm quantity 20
Glass Gold AB teardrop 8x6mm quantity 8 (10) & 10x7mm quantity 2
NOTE: all bead count includes large size.
Hook: US size 16/.60mm ChiaoGoo hook ONLY hook that will work with 11/0 size beads, can be found here. Tulip size #25/.35mm will work as well. NO other hooks will work with the size 11 beads, anything else will break the beads.
Notions: Antique Gold finish Toggle Clasp 16mm-1
Antique Gold finish Heart Focal Drop 50x28mm-1
Sewing needle and thread
Gold tone 24 gauge wire, aprx. 1 foot

Gauge: 28 sts, 32 rows over 4 inches in stockinette blocked
Finished Measurements: 14 or 15.5 long, half an inch wide, unblocked
Sizes: 14.5, (15.5) inches long
Fea level: Experienced - due to knitting on both sides.