Thursday, May 5, 2011

Crochet Wire & Beads Necklace

When I'm excited to try something new, patience isn't exactly a strong point. So, about a minute into a youtube video on crocheting with wire and beads to make a necklace, I was off into the craft room to find any wire I could, any crochet hook I could, and some beads to play along.

So this is my first attempt with the concept. I used the same shape (oval) beads but in a random variety of colours.

The wire is slightly thinner than recommended, but only just, and it's what I had on hand. I'm quite happy with the first results and the shape looks fantastic on.

To see some of the necklaces I've made since this first test piece click here to see on Etsy.

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