InstructionsFirst of all, thread gemstone chips onto the wire. This one took around 70 - 75 chips.
Make a loop to start your chain, and slip the first gemstone down, then make a chain stitch making sure you trap the gem. Repeat until you have a chain of gemstones the length required (about 20"). Make three plain chain stitches, then turn.
Work a double crochet into each chain stitch ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Style: Formal / Bridal, Classic, Romantic
0.4mm gold plated wire, 5mm crochet hook, gemstone chips, pliers, a gold plated toggle clasp 2 small gold plated jump rings.
What was your inspiration?
Ancient Greek jewellery from the British Museum - very delicate, feminine and pretty
What are you most proud of?
Working out how to attach a pretty clasp
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Wire is not flexible like yarn. It takes a bit of practice and you need both crochet and jewellery making skills.