You can create a crocheted necklace using a variety of media. Embroidery thread, yarn, ribbons, and wire could all be employed. Some patterns are decorative enough by themselves, but often you will add beads, pearls, stones, and more. Explore these patterns and tutorials for making crocheted necklaces.
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An eye-catching necklace, this one features seed beads crocheted into chains of metallic embroidery thread. It's a quick project and a fabulous way to learn how to integrate beads into your stitches and work around them on the next row. Once finished, you'll add a dichroic glass pendant and have a piece of jewelry that looks expensive, but isn't!
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These vibrant fabric necklaces offer you a chance to show off your creativity, not to mention your color sense. It's fun to choose eye-catching prints and then pair them with gorgeous and colorful wire-wrapped pendants. The crochet work here is ultra-simple, so it is a great project for beginners.
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This wire crochet bead necklace is combines freshwater pearls with Czech glass beads. Freshwater pearls are intriguing because none of them are precisely the same color or shape. Wire crochet is used with 26-gauge permanently colored copper wire and a size B crochet hook.
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The jasper stone beads in this necklace look like little globes of stunning color with blues, greens, and turquoise hues. They're beautiful when paired with colored copper wire. Smaller glass beads alternate to set off the larger jasper beads.Continue to 5 of 10 below.
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This free crochet pattern from Beth Herman on Ravelry can be worked as short or as long as you like using Turkish crochet techniques. It makes a lovely necklace to wear in the spring or summer to complement a sundress.
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This traditional Turkish crochet design comes from Sunshine's Creations, a terrific resource for free oya crochet patterns. Besides using it for a fabric and bead necklace, you can use it to edge a scarf, pillow or another fabric item.
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This pretty collar-style necklace pattern comes from Nez Jewelry on Ravelry. You can work it in your favorite color to match your outfit. The designer suggests using DMC Coton Perlé 8 yarn, but you can change the look by using other types of yarn. It is for intermediate level crocheters rather than beginners.
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This classic Peter Pan collar-style necklace from Mel P Designs is an easy crochet project. You will work the pattern in basic stitches (mostly double crochet) and close it with a simple button. It's a great way to dress up a basic outfit and show your crochet talents.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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This pattern combines a multicolored glass pendant with pretty pale pink bead chips and raspberry-colored metallic seed beads. The look is tied together with colored copper wire and the wire crochet technique.
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This necklace looks chic and sophisticated, but as a crochet project, it's pretty straightforward. A lot of the work is done for you if you choose an interesting bead mix to work with; you don't have to worry about dealing with complex bead stringing patterns in this design.