Soutache by Laura Nelkin


February 2012
Planet Earth Silk
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
US 2 - 2.75 mm
70 yards (64 m)
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This elegant necklace and cuff set gives you a chance to learn some new skills while you find a reason to use up that leftover sock yarn.

Skill Level:

Finished Size:
Cuff: Approx 7 inches long x 1 1/4 inches wide
Necklace: Approx 16 inches long x 1 1/4 inches wide


  • Sock weight yarn* (395 yds/ 112g per skein): Approx 70 yds dahlia
  • 2 size 2 (2.75mm) double-point needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Size 8 glass seed beads: 6g each of 4 different colors (24g total)
  • Dental-floss threader
  • 4 small stitch holders
  • 2 (1 1/4-inch) slide clasps

Sample project was completed with Tosh Sock (100% superwash merino wool) from Madelinetosh.

36 rnds of beaded I-cord = 4 inches/10cm.
To save time, take time to check gauge.