Sophisticate Necklace by Carolyn Calderon

Sophisticate Necklace

Crochet
June 2016
Thread ?
1.75 mm
200 - 400 yards (183 - 366 m)
18" without extender
US
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $5.50.

Make a rope-bead necklace with this bead crochet pattern. The prestrung beads are slip-stitched into place to create a diamond pattern under your hands creating a stunning piece of crochet jewelry. Wear this crochet necklace to elevate any outfit, from jeans and a blouse to a pretty dress.

FINISHED SIZE 18”, without extender.

YARN Aunt Lydia’s Classic Crochet Thread Size 10 (distributed by Coats and Clark) (100% mercerized cotton; 400 yd 366 m; ): #0226 natural, 1 ball. www.redheart.com

HOOK Size 4 (1.75 mm) steel standard hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

NOTIONS 1” square paper pieces, 13; sewing needle; sewing thread, 4”; 254 round pearl, 4mm, #2 cream (A); 196 glass E beads, size 6/0, black, (B); 4 resin beads, 12 mm, Black, 4; silver chain extension, 3”, 1; silver head pins, 2”, 1; silver crimp tubes, 2.5mm, 2; silver jump rings, 4mm, 3; silver lobster clasp, 10mm, 1.

GAUGE 2 pattern repeats and 8 rows = 11⁄8 inch and 1 diamond pattern.