Scallop-Edge Beaded Necklace by Carol Metzger; Published in »
InstructionsMy mom was an elegant gal who would have loved this piece in fuschia!
This Lavender Swag Necklace is a sample for my Knit/Crochet Beaded Accessories class at Needle in a Haystack in Montrose, CA. We sold several copies of the "101 Designer One-Skein Wonders" book from the class and sample.
The same yarn and beads were used for a bracelet sample for my Knit Beaded Jewelry ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Style: Formal / Bridal, Romantic
Debbie Bliss Angel: 219 yds/25g, lace weight 76% mohair/24% silk. US size 3 needles. Miyuki Japanese glass beads size 6. Bead Landing silvertone toggle clasp from Michaels.
What was your inspiration?
I love knitting. I love jewelry. This pattern combines both passions in a simple yet elegant piece.
What are you most proud of?
I'm particularly fond of the simple elegance of this piece. It looks completely different than the sample in the pattern! This piece combines 2 complementary textures: the yarn is soft and ethereal and the beads are round and shiny and opalescent.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Use your creativity to choose yarn and beads that reflect your personal taste and style.