These crocheted ribbon necklaces are absolutely dazzling and sure to be an instant hit with everyone! They look like shiny beads but are light-weight and easy to make. Make one in every color to match your wardrobe.
Finished length: Approx 24".
US Size P16 (11.5 mm) crochet hook if using combinations of 2 strands of yarn.
Gauge: Not important
Pattern 3 (Make 3 strands using Ladder Ribbon; or make your choice of number of strands)
Pattern for Bobble
Ch3, yo, insert hook in 3rd ch from hook and pull one loop through, *(yo, insert hook in the same ch and pull one loop through) 3 times, yo and pull through all loops.
To make necklace:
Measure about 12" from edge of yarn and make slip knot.
Strand 1: Ch 8, Make Bobble (MB), *(ch 6, MB) 4 times, ch 8, bind off and cut yarn about 12" from bound off stitch.
Strand 2: Ch 13, Make Bobble (MB), *(ch 6, MB) 4 times, ch 13, bind off and cut yarn about 12" from bound off stitch.
Strand 3: Ch 18, Make Bobble (MB), *(ch 6, MB) 4 times, ch 18, bind off and cut yarn about 12" from bound off stitch.
Line up the first stitch of all strands in order of length and tie a knot approx 1.5" from the first stitch. Do the same for the other end.
Then bring the 2 knots together and tie the ends together approx 1" from the knots.
Braid the loose ends for about 1" and tie another knot. Trim off ends.
Note: You can vary the number of strands according to choice. Strands are increased by 5 stitches at the beginning and at the end for each increasing length of strand.
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