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.
Stage 2: increasing then decreasing lengths of crochet sts across central 11 sts
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!
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!
I have released a new pattern! This is a pretty little capelet that only needs one skein of yarn (1 skein for sizes S & M; L needs 2). You can easily grow it if you have more yarn available. The capelet ties closed with a ribbon. The ribbon is woven through the collar with the clever use of one-row buttonholes. Here’s the ravelry link.
The capelet is pretty enough to wear to a wedding, but I have found myself wearing it whenever I just want something to throw over my shoulders. The colour is so punk it jazzes up my outfits without going too girly. The yarn is Uncommon Everyday in POW! by The Uncommon Thread.
Available to buy now for £3
If worked up in cotton to a longer length (800 yds 4-ply), it could also double as a beach skirt. I would also love to see how it turns out with a contrasting colour collar.
If you want to knit it up with a contrasting colour collar or as a beach skirt & can put pics on rav, drop me a line and I’ll send you a free copy.