Shankh Necklace by Shyama Nivas

Shankh Necklace

Crochet
February 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
Not critical
4.5 mm
70 - 100 yards (64 - 91 m)
Free size
US
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A extremely easy one line pattern, has innumerable possibilities, and is easily varied for increased or decreased lengths.
This pattern is worked side to side, the first β€˜row’ becoming a round, followed by row additions to add to the β€˜body’ of the necklace. Increasing or decreasing the number of rows adds to your creativity and individuality.
This necklace has been inspired not just by the cute little conch shell or β€œShankh” (ΰ€Άΰ€‚ΰ€– , Ε›aαΉ…kha) in Hindi), but also by this lovely lightly variegated yarn.

Skill Level : Easy (advanced beginner)

This pattern has been tested during the Ravellenics Games, using :

a) DK ply, Vardhaman Millenium , 30 g / 100 yds ; 4.5 mm crochet hook ;

b) Caron Simply Soft , about 66 yds ; F crochet hook ;
Comments :Clear instructions , good helpful photos , took about 2 1/2 hrs ; hope to make another with a different yarn and hook ;
Skill level by tester : Advanced beginner

c) Triskelion Taliesin DK Superwash BFL ; 57m ;4.5 mm hook ;
Comments : Clear instructions ; took about 4-5 hrs;
Skill level by tester ; Easy