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Sea Lace, a knitted, beaded necklace.

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Sea Lace, a knitted, beaded necklace.
Sea Lace, a knitted, beaded necklace.
Sea Lace, a knitted, beaded necklace.
Sea Lace, a knitted, beaded necklace.

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit stitch, increase, cast on and bind off.

Pattern Description:

I am usually inspired by the sea and this necklace reminds me of the waves of the ocean, but in a gentle way. It is so delicate that it looks like lace, so when my friend came up with the name "Sea Lace" I realized it described it perfectly.

A delicate beaded necklace knit with a unique yarn that combines either wool or silk with stainless steel.
Short rows create a ruffle or spiral as you knit with this yarn. The stainless steel in the yarn gives body to this very thin yarn. You can choose to use beads anywhere from size 11 to size 6, each size creating a different effect. It is not difficult to knit except for working with small needles and very thin yarn. The pattern is easy to follow so I would say an advanced beginner could knit the necklace.
Experience with stringing beads and knitting with beads is helpful.
The pattern includes color photos of the finished project, easy to follow directions, a list of abbreviations and a stitch glossary explaining the techniques used in the project.

I know a lot of you are sitting home with Habu silk stainless steel or Lion Brand Wool Stainless Steel in your stash wondering what to do with it. But for those of you who aren't, I have listed the sources for the yarn on the pattern.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 16 inches long. Longer necklace will take additional yarn and beads.


  • About 20 yards of Habu silk stainless yarn or Lion Brand Wool Stainless Steel yarn
  • About 230 size 6, 8, or 10 seed beads

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 size 0 double pointed needles
  • clasp for closing necklace and 2 small spring rings to attach clasp
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My design philosophy: My designs are a mixture of traditional and non-traditional elements. My patterns are easy to read and are often based on simple shapes and techniques that minimize complicated ...

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