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My name is Susan Lowman. I've been crocheting for over 40 years and designing for over 15 years. I have over 200 published crochet designs in various crochet books and magazines. In addition, I blog ...

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Beaded Shells Necklace

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(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Beaded Shells Necklace
Beaded Shells Necklace
Beaded Shells Necklace
Beaded Shells Necklace

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • work ch, dc, sc, sl st, decreases, shells and bead chains
  • comfortable working with crochet thread and steel crochet hook
  • knowledgeable in working with beads or eagerness to learn

Pattern Description:

When I saw these beautiful blue beads at my local store, I knew I had to design an elegant crochet necklace with them!

This necklace can be made in 2 different lengths with any desired colors of crochet thread and beads. The pattern includes a stitch diagram for those who are more visual! This is a quick project with dramatic results!


4 shells = 3"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • long necklace: approx 18" long x 5/8" wide
  • short necklace: approx 15" long x 5/8" side


  • 70-80 yds size 10 cotton crochet thread
  • size 7 (1.65mm) steel crochet hook

You Will Also Need:

  • assorted small beads: 47 for long necklace or 39 for short necklace
  • 2 medium beads for long necklace
  • 1 large bead for long necklace
  • metal jewelry clasp
  • dental floss threader (optional)