How to crochet an eye-catching necklace using sparkly gold yarn.
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Materials and Tools:
size C crochet hook
invisible thread or fishing line
rayon metallic yarn (e.g., Gatsby # 20 [gold] by Katia)
Large circle (make 1):
Ch 9, join in round with sl st, ch 3, work 30 dc in center circle. Join to the top of the ch-3 with a sl st. Fasten off by cutting the yarn and bringing the tail through.
Medium circles (make 2):
Cn 6, sl st to first ch to join in the round, ch 3, work 20 dc in the center of the circle (figure A). Sl st to the top of the ch-3. Fasten off.
Smaller circles (make 2):
Ch 4, sl st in 1st ch to join in the round, ch 1, 12 sc in the center, sl st in 1st ch 1, fasten off.
Ch 82 (or number needed to fit comfortably around neck).
Row 1: Work 1 sc into 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc into each ch to end, turn.
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc into 1st sc, *ch 5, skip 3 sc, 1 sc into next sc; rep from * to end, turn.
Ch 5, sc into last sc, ch 1, turn, work 8 sc into the loop. At the end, sl s into the last ch; fasten off.
1. To put the necklace together, first weave in all loose ends; then, using either invisible thread or fishing line and after having placed the pieces together as desired, hand-stitch the circles together and onto the necklace chain.
2. Sew on a button.
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