Loops & Threads® Glitz Knitz™ Miami Pearls & Bows Necklace

This Loops & Threads® necklace adds a touch of elegance to any outfit. Dress up the shimmering yarn with pearl and bow accents.


 

 
 

Craft Time: varies

Uses Recycled Items: No

Keywords: C_36280, october2013, oct2013, glitz knitz, loops & threads, loops and threads, necklace, yarn

Materials

  • Loops & Threads® Glitz Knitz™ Miami – Buena Vista (1 Pkg.)
  • Yarn Needle
  • Sewing Needle
  • Matching Thread
  • Pearl Beads, Size 6 (120)
  • Beading Needle
  • Crochet Hook, US Size L-11 (8mm)
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Instructions

Finished Measurements: 61 cm (24") Length

Gauge is not critical for this project. Work evenly and consistently throughout.

Bow
With sewing needle and thread, attach thread to the centre of Glitz Knitz™ at the cut edge. * Make a stitch with the sewing needle, 6.3 cm (2½") from edge in the centre; repeat from * 7 more times, spacing each stitch 6.3 cm (2½") along ribbon from previous stitch. Pull thread tightly, gathering ribbon into a bow. Sew a few stitches to stabilize bow and make a knot to fasten off thread.

Necklace
With crochet hook and Glitz Knitz™, make a 55.9 cm (22") chain, leaving 10.2 cm (4") at start of chain. Fasten off and cut yarn, leaving a 10.2 cm (4") tail.

Make 13 bows, sewing first and last bow to each end of chain and sewing the remainder, evenly spaced.

String 120 beads onto a double strand of thread. Sew one end of strand to crochet chain under of first bow, slide 10 beads to end of strand under first bow, * sew strand to centre of next bow, slide 10 beads to end; repeat from * fastening other end of strand under last bow.

Tie ends around neck to wear.

Tips

With extra yarn, make a bracelet to match by making fewer poms and a shorter chain.