Moonstone Cotillion Necklace
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- Premier® Yarns Moonstone (75% polyamide, 25% polyester; 50gm/93 yds): Magic Lamp, 1 ball
- Crochet hook US Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
- Tapestry needle
- One bead with large hole
- Sewing needle & thread
- Tape measure
16 ch = 4"
Save time, check your gauge.
Necklace is composed of two strings of loops formed on a chain st foundation. Both strands are crocheted together using sc. Ties are added to ends of focal piece and a bead is used to alter length.
Ch 44, turn.
Loops Row 1: Ch 20, sl st in 1st ch of Foundation Chain, sk 1, *ch 20, sk 1 ch, sl st in next ch; rep from * until all ch sts on Foundation Chain are used ñ 22 lps.
Ch 44, turn.
Loops Row 1: Ch 16, sl st in 1st ch of Foundation Chain, sk 1, *ch 16, sk 1 ch, sl st in next ch; rep from * until all ch sts on Foundation Chain are used ñ 22 lps.
Lay Foundation Chain from String 2 on top of Foundation Chain from String 1. Using crochet hook, sc both chains tog by inserting hk through lps from String 1 and 2, yo, draw through loop, ch 1, *sc next 2 lps tog , ch 1; rep from * across Foundation Ch until all lps are used.
Ties (make 2)
Holding 2 strands of yarn tog, ch 25. Fasten off.
Sew Ties to focal piece on each end. Thread bead through both Ties, and knot ends to secure.