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I live in upstate New York, where the sunny season is short, leaving plenty of time to be indoors knitting. Despite holding a degree in apparel design from Cornell University, I took to knitting ...

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Soutache Set

from Nelkin Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Soutache Set
Soutache Set
Soutache Set
Soutache Set
Soutache Set

Pattern Description:

Soutache Set is based on four strands of beaded i-cord. This easy, elegant set will allow you use up a bit of luxury yarn OR your leftover sock yarn and give your outfit some knitting pizzazz at the same time! A video tutorial is included for working the beaded i-cord stitch making this a great first beading project. (http://nelkindesigns.blogspot.com/2011/11/video-tutorial-soutache.html)


28 sts x 34 rows= 4 inches/10 cm in st st, unblocked.
To save time, take time to check gauge.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Cuff- 7" long by 1.25" wide
  • Necklace- 16" long by 1.25" wide


  • 70 yards fingering weight yarn
  • Cuff takes about 25 yards
  • Necklace takes about 45 yards

You Will Also Need:

  • Two Size 2 (2.75mm) double-pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Approx. 6 grams of Size 8 glass seed beads in 4 different colors (24 grams total)
  • Dental Floss Threader
  • 4 small stitch holders or scrap yarn
  • Tapestry needle
  • Two 1.25 inch Slide Clasps

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