Crocheted Wire Necklace

This five-strand necklace employs a simple chain stitch to attach beads on 26-gauge copper wire. Faceted, iced, pyramid, teardrop, and glass beads in an array of gold, copper, and amber tones will encircle your neck in glowing color.
Crafts Supplies for Crocheted Wire Necklace
Beaded necklace

Design by Miranda Stewart

Skill level: intermediate
Finished size: 22 inches long

  • Gutermann of America Inc. beads as follows: 25 #9980, six-millimeter pyramid; 25 #9980, eight-millimeter iced; 60 #9980, four-millimeter faceted;
    20 #9980, ten-millimeter iced; 15 #2046, six-millimeter teardrop; 25 #2046, six-millimeter faceted;
    20 #2046, six-millimeter faceted; 25 #2046, three-millimeter teardrop; 15 #8940, six-millimeter pyramid; 35 #8940, six-millimeter faceted; 30 #2885, six-millimeter glass
  • Wire cutter
  • Size H/8 (5 millimeter) crochet hook
  • #26-gauge permanently coated copper wire: 15 yards
  • Needle-nose pliers or combination pliers with built-in cutter
  • Toggle closure

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