Friday, April 17, 2015

Spring Time Breeze Necklace - FREE Pattern



This cute and easy necklace is made using the Pantone colors of spring 2015, Strawberry Ice and Aquamarine. Beads surrounding pretty Fire-polished crystals are a great combination. this necklace is made for walking into town with a soft breeze of spring in the air. Hope you enjoy making it.

 


A
= Miyuki 11° SEED bead
B =
Miyuki 10° Triangle bead
C =
4mm Fire-polished crystals

Start by waxing and stretching your thread, use Nymo D or C-Lon & a #11 or #12 beading needle. I used Fireline 6lb. crystal.  Tie in a "stopper" bead, leaving about an 8" tail and begin at step #1.

 



1. Pick up 1B, 3A, 1C, 4A, go with thread forward through the 1 C and the next 2 A beads as shown.




2. Pick up 1A, go with thread forward through the last 2 A beads and the C bead as shown





3. Pick up 3A, 1B, 3A, go with thread down through the 1st B bead, step #1.







4. Pick up 4A, 2B, 5A, 1C, 4A, go with thread forward through the C bead and the next A bead as shown.





5. a) Pick up 1A, go with thread right to left through the next A bead as shown.
b) Pick up 1A, go with thread right to left through the next A bead as shown.
c) Pick up 1A, go with thread right to left through the next A bead as shown, and left to right through the C bead, step #4.






6. Pick up 5A, 2B, 4A, go with thread up through the B bead, step #3.




7. Pick up 4A, 1B, 3A, 1C, 4A, go with thread forward through the 1 C and the next 2 A beads as shown.



8. a) Pick up 1A, go with thread forward through the last 2 A beads and the C bead as shown
b) Pick up 3A, 1B, 3A, go with thread down through the B bead, step #7.







 9. a) Pick up 4A, go with thread down through the last 2 B beads, step #6 (first time) or step #12 (every time after).
b) Pick up 5A, 1C, 4A, go with thread forward through the C bead and the next A bead as shown.







10. a) Pick up 1A, go with thread right to left through the next A bead as shown.
b) Pick up 1A, go with thread right to left through the next A bead as shown.
c) Pick up 1A, go with thread right to left through the next A bead as shown, and left to right through the C bead, step #9b.






11. Pick up 5A, 2B, 4A, go with thread up through the B bead, step #8b.


12. Continue necklace by repeating steps #7 through #11 until it fits.









13. To add clasp
 
a) Pick up 4A, 1B, 4A, go with thread down through the 2 B beads.

b) Pick up 1 A, go with thread up through the 2 B beads in necklaces the 4 A and 1 b beads as shown.

c) To add clasp, pick up 3A, clasp, 3A, go with thread up through 1 A and 1 B beads in necklace. Continue with thread around through the clasp beads several times for strength. Weave the working thread into the necklace and end. Repeat the clasp directions in the same manner at the other end of necklace after removing the stopper bead.













Spring Time Breeze Necklace FREE Pattern, N0351
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Sandra D. Halpenny 2015 All rights reserved
This pattern may not be copied or distributed in any way without the express written permission of the author. The purchaser of this pattern may use the finished piece for personal use and for selling at arts and crafts shows, etc. No mass production of this design is permitted without permission from the author.



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