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Destrehan, LA (near New Orleans)

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Beaded Crescent Neck Lace

from HeartStrings Knitting Patterns
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Beaded Crescent Neck Lace
Beaded Crescent Neck Lace
Beaded Crescent Neck Lace
Beaded Crescent Neck Lace
Beaded Crescent Neck Lace

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, yarn over

Pattern Description:

Look beyond your usual perception of what a "necklace" is to the idea of "lace for your neck" thus opening up the possibilities for different ways to wear this neck scarf..

Adorn your neckline with a crescent of color and beads. Beaded Crescent Neck Lace starts with an elegant beaded loops lace edging. Then fill out the shape with simple garter stitch short rows that let the colors of your yarn sing in accompaniment to sparkly beads. More beads edge the upper neckline in a pretty bind off to complete your neck lace.

Wear it simply beautiful all by itself as a little neck scarf, or add a clasp and wear as a necklace - your choice. The weight of the beads adds just enough body to the fabric to stay in place.

Construction: Bottom up, beaded loops lace edging used as basis for cast on; simple short rows; beaded bind off; no seams to sew

Beading technique: Beads strung on project yarn


5 sts/inch over garter stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Approximately 3" at widest point; inner neckline edge 22"


  • 50 yards fingering weight yarn
  • Size US 5 / 3.75 mm knitting needles

You Will Also Need:

  • 169 size 6/0 (4 mm diameter) glass seed beads (approx 15 g)
  • Small tapestry needle, nylon dental floss threader or similar that is small enough to fit through the hole in beads

Suggested yarn:

50 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Crystal Palace Panda Silk


#5206 Very Berry

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