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Knitted Gemstone and Pearl Necklace
designed byCynthia Kimura
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueKnitting with Beads
Time1-3 hours
Approximate Size28 1/2 Inches

I used a variety of bead shapes to add depth to the knitted portion of this necklace. It breaks up the look of the piece, rather than having everything in strict even rows.

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When fishermen cast their nets out into the sea, they never know what treasures they may capture. This necklace captures the beauty of gemstones and pearls in a knitted focal full of warm and elegant colors. The knitted wire keeps the treasures of the sea and earth in place, just like a fisherman's net. Learn how to make this necklace and show off your own beaded treasure.

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Add all available items to your cart at once or edit the quantities below. Nice choice! All or most of the products needed for this project are shown below with quantities. Sometimes we sell out of components and aren’t able to order more from the manufacturer (we know, it is very disappointing to us, too). Use the opportunity to mix up the design and make it yours by substituting similar products or altering the entire color scheme—it’s up to you!
6.8mm Antique Brass Double-Link Cable Chain by the Foot
Code BTF-0303
Material Natural Brass Finish Antiqued Longest Link 7.0 - 7.9mm Link Style Closed Links Sold by the Foot Important Occasionally, orders over 5 feet may be sent in more than one piece. No piece will be shorter than 3 feet.
1 $5.48
3 $4.94
Dakota Stones Prehnite 4mm Round Bead Strand
Code R0488
Material Prehnite Brand Dakota Stones Strand Length Approx 8" Sold by the Strand More Measurements Diameter 4mm, Length 4mm
1 $9.99
5-6mm Warm Tone Potato Pearl Mix Strand
Code P-WMIX1
Material Freshwater Pearl Strand Length Approx 16" Sold by the Strand
1 $20.68
14K/20 Gold-Filled 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Code GF-CRM2
Material Gold-Filled Dimensions 2.0 x 2.0mm Features Crimpable Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA More Measurements Inside diameter 1.4mm
1 $0.21
30 $0.18
3mm Gold-Filled Crimp Cover
Code GF-CCOV01
Material Gold-Filled Dimensions 3mm when closed Features Crimpable Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1 $0.36
20 $0.31
Soft Flex Trios - Extreme
Code SF19-TRI10
Material Stainless Steel Brand Soft Flex Thickness 0.019 Inches Place Of Origin USA More Measurements Length 10 ft 3 Pack
1 $30.01
French Knitter by Clover
Code TOOL-0174
1 $14.97
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