Icicle Necklace

Beautiful blue necklace gets its unique appearance from wire you crochet around the blue sticks.

Designed by Denise Yezbak Moore.

 
 

Craft Time: varies

Uses Recycled Items: No

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Materials

  • Bead Gallery® AB Crystal Sticks – Blue (33)
  • Bead Gallery® AB Faceted Crystal Lentils, 18mm – Blue (5)
  • Jump Ring, 8mm – Gold-Tone (13)
  • Lobster Clasp, Large – Gold-Tone
  • Wire, 224 gauge – Gold-Tone, 444 cm (175")
  • Elongated Chain, 3.4mm – Gold-Tone, 33 cm (13")
  • Eye Pins – Gold-Tone (5)
  • Wire Cutter
  • Chain Nose Pliers (2)
  • Round Nose Pliers
  • Crochet Hook, G/6 (4.25mm)
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Instructions

Step 1
Cut a 254 cm (100") length of wire. Move down 15.2 cm (6") from end of wire, chain 2, string stick and chain around stick. Repeat chain 2, string stick and chain around stick 19 times and chain 2. Pass wire back through last chain to secure.

Step 2
Form a wrapped looped on the left and right side of crocheted sticks. Set aside.

Step 3
Cut a 190 cm (75") length of wire. Move down 15.2 cm (6") from end of wire, chain 2, string stick and chain around stick. Repeat chain 2, string stick and chain around stick 10 times and chain 2. Pass wire back through last chain to secure.

Step 4
Form a wrapped loop on the left and right side of crocheted sticks. Set aside.

Step 5
Using 5.1 cm (2") eye pin, string lentil and form a simple loop. Repeat four times. Set aside.

Step 6
Cut chain into four lengths of 7.6 cm (3") strands and two 2-link lengths.

Step 7
Connect necklace in the following order: 8mm jump ring, 7.6 cm (3") of chain, lentil loop, 7.6 cm (3") of chain, lentil loop, 2 links, lentil loop, 2 links, lentil loop, 7.6 cm (3") of chain, lentil loop, 7.6 cm (3") of chain and lobster clasp.

Step 8
Open top left lentil loop in necklace and connect crocheted chain from Steps 3 and 4. Repeat on right side of necklace.

Tips

Wire is hard to crochet with, so do not worry about trying to get your crochet chain perfect. Imperfection gives the necklace character.