Crocheted “beads” embellished with pearls create this most unique necklace.
AUNT LYDIA’S® Classic Crochet Thread, Size 10: 5 yds 401 Orchid Pink Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 1.6mm [US 6] Tapestry needle, stitch marker (optional), sewing or beading needle and matching thread, small amount of fiberfill stuffing, three 3.6mm faceted white glass pearl beads, five 5.5mm cylindrical white glass pearl beads, one 6mm silver tone jump-ring, 18” (46 cm) silver chain
Pendant measures 1½” (3.8 cm) wide by 1¼” (3.2 cm) tall, not including jump-ring or chain.
GAUGE: Use finished size of pendant for gauge. Use hook size needed to obtain finished size. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Add an elegant touch to any outfit when you wear this classic design. Simple crocheted cords are braided to create the Celtic knot.
Jennifer E. Ryan
RED HEART® Luster Sheen®: 1 ball 0915 Cherry Red Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 3.75 mm [US F-5] 30 sewing pins, 5” (12.5 cm) x 5” (12.5 cm) piece of Styrofoam® at least ½” (13 mm) thick, Yarn needle, 2” (5 cm) piece of ¾” (2 cm) red “hook and loop” Sew-on fastener such as Velcro, Sewing needle, Red sewing thread
Celtic Knot measures: 3” wide x 5” long (8 wide x 13 long cm) Directions are for size Small. Changes for Medium, Large and Extra Large are in parentheses. To Fit Waist: 25-27 (28-30, 31-33, 35-37)” [63.5-68.5 (71-76, 79-84, 89-94) cm] Finished Waist: 27 (30, 33, 37)” [8.5 976, 84, 94) cm]
GAUGE: 20 sts = 4” (10 cm); 20 rows = 4” (10 cm). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge given.
Create a new fashion collar with just a ball of crochet thread and a hook. If you haven’t used a thin steel hook yet, just go slowly and practice a bit before you start.
AUNT LYDIA’S® Classic 10: 1 ball 0420 Cream Susan Bates® Steel Crochet Hook: 1.75mm [US 7] Small ivory button, matching thread and needle, rustproof pins, spray starch, yarn needle
Collar measures 15” (38cm) circumference at neck edge, 23” (58.5cm) circumference at lower edge and 3½” (9cm) length. Note Neckband is worked first, then Collar is worked along one edge of Neckband to lower edge.
GAUGE: 48 tr = 4” (10cm); Rows 1-7 of Ruffle = 2” (5cm). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.