Funky necklace challenge complete!

Last night I posted a list of “ingredients” and challenged myself to make a necklace with them.
Stage 1: attach clasp bits to each end of a length of cord. Make half-hitches along entire length of straight cord.
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Stage 2: increasing then decreasing lengths of crochet sts across central 11 sts

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Stage 3: chain some more cord either side of central sts, wrap with remaining black ribbon (secured with leftover links from findings). Weave in ends!

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Hope lil sis likes, she’s quite poorly at the mo.
Well that was fun! But I think I’ll go back to knitting now.

**Update, next day**
Fiddled with it a little more. Thought the hanging chain was a bit too long, so took some links out and wrapped the ribbon around a couple more times. Think A likes it. She put it on straightaway, anyhow!

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Making challenge time

So I want to make a funky necklace for my sis. Today I bought 5m of this

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2m of this

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one of these (rose gold “look”, sprung hinge)

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And 2 of these

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I have no idea what I’m doing. But I’ll post about it when it’s done!
Xxx