An impact piece. Quick to make and a pleasure to wear.
• You will need 144 (or more, if you are planning to make the neckpiece longer) antique Russian Blue or other beads. The beads I have used are anything up to 1cm long along their axis x 1.2cm wide. They are hand-cut and vary in size.
• Approx. 5m of 3mm wide silk ribbon.
NEEDLES & NOTIONS
• A sets of straight needles in size
2.5-3.5mm. Choose the size you feel
most comfortable with.
• Yarn cutter or scissors
• Tapestry needle
• Measuring tape
3 beads (W) x 3 beads (H) = 2.5cm (W) x 3cm (H) over garter stitch using 3mm straight needles.
All rnds: K.
Approx. 2.5cm wide & 48cm long (measured when placed straight on a flat surface)