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Three Wire Necklaces

Craft these exotic necklaces for the girl who's got everything???including a love for unique jewelry!

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Three unusual knitted necklaces, combining glass beads, colored wire, and just a bit of yarn or ribbon. The wire, prestrung with beads, is used as the knitting yarn and the beads are slipped into place as required. The necklaces are shaped after the knitting is completed.
Finished Size: Knitted wire section measures anywhere from 1-4" (6 mm) wide and 15" (38 cm) long at outer edge.
Yarn: Berroco Zen (60% nylon, 40% cotton): #8115 Tokyo rose (variegated pink/peach). Ribbon Midori Organdy 3" (7.5-cm) Ribbon (100% nylon; 55 yd [50 m]/roll): #ORO98 Robin's egg blue; #8343 Midori green; Trendsetter Aquarius (78% polyester, 22% cotton): #812 sunflower (green and bronze variegated).
Yarn weight: #4 - Medium
Wire: 26-gauge Artistic Wire (available at bead and craft stores).
Gauge: Specific gauge is not important. The finished size depends on stretching during the finishing process.
Needles: Size 8 (5 mm) or 9 (5.5 mm): Straight.
Beads: 6-mm beads; 8-mm round cat's eye beads.
Notions: Tapestry needle; needle-nose pliers; clear nail polish; jewelry clasp (available at craft and bead stores); sewing thread, size H/8 crochet hook.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits Summer 2003

SKU: EP1141

Author/Speaker/Editor: Annie Modesitt

Format: eProject