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Crochet button and bead necklace

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PATTERN DETAILS

Mix together your favourite buttons and seed beads, then string and crochet them into a funky necklace using a hank of embroidery thread. Finish with simple wire wraps and a clasp. The necklace is light-weight and very comfortable to wear. This is an easy pattern to follow, with 16 photos and clear written instructions, you only need very basic crochet skills and basic jewelry-making skills. I've taught this necklace pattern in a class, and also to friends, several of whom were novice crocheters. I've included instructions on how to get the right length for you too. Keep your colour range simple, like my examples, or throw caution to the wind and go for all colours of the rainbow. You can also wear several at once for a full-on craft statement! Pattern file size is 707 kb. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Crochet a chain (pictures and written instructions are given for crocheting over buttons and beads); basic sewing skills to thread buttons and beads and finish the necklace; basic jewelry-making skills (make a simple wire wrapped loop, open and close jump rings and add a clasp). SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Approx 19" (48cm), instructions included on how to lengthen or shortern

Supplies Needed

  • 1 hank DMC cotton perle 5 embroidery thread; 50 buttons; about 120 seed beads; 3.00 m crochet hook (UK 11, USA C/2 or D/3); beading needle size 10 or 12; sewing needle with large hole such as chenille 22; short length cotton or polyester sewing thread; craft glue, 16" of 20 or 22 gauge craft wire; 1/4" jump rings (6); clasp and catch; round nose pliers (1 pair); flat nose or bent nose pliers (2 pairs); flush wire cutters (1 pair); a 2" to 6" length of metal chain.

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I live and craft in the green heart of west Auckland, New Zealand. Titirangi, My craft loves are fabric arts, sewing, patchwork, textile printing and jewelry making. My day job is teaching English as a second language to adults, my best job so far. My jewelry-making blog is at http://susannabeads.wordpress.com/