Speakeasy Necklace by Shaina Bilow

Speakeasy Necklace

Knitting
March 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
7 stitches and 8.5 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette Stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
2.75 mm (C)
15 - 20 yards (14 - 18 m)
17" and 19"
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The Speakeasy Necklace is the bees knees, darling! This vintage-inspired beaded fringe necklace evokes images of flappers and password guarded doors. Simple to knit, it’s also a very quick knit and fastens with a button closure at the back. Be a doll! Knit it up!

Photo tutorials are provided in the pattern for bead placement and for the crochet button loop.

Experience Level: Enthusiastic Beginner

Sizes: 17 (19)“, the pattern also offers a tip for sizing to your own preference

Gauge: about 7 stitches and 8.5 rows = 1” in stockinette. However, it is not imperative that you achieve this gauge provided you like the density of your stitches

Yarn: Sportweight (CYCA #2 or #3) - 15 (20) yards total

Needles: US 2 (2.75mm) double pointed needles (2 needles needed)

Crochet Hook: C-2 (2.75mm) or D-3 (3.25mm) for the crochet button loop at the back of the necklace
This is optional. If you prefer to use a clasp or other closure, feel free!

Beads: 224 (plus a few extra) size 6 (3.3mm) seed beads

Additional Materials: Large eye beading needle or dental floss threader, 1/2 - 5/8” button