I will admit it – I am officially “hooked” on designing crochet jewelry! It’s so fun, simple, and quick! I created one project for a magazine that needed a few jewelry findings, and once I saw the selection of findings I was inspired to keep creating. Every time I go check out the jewelry findings section at a local store I find another project just calling my name. It doesn’t take much convincing to get me crocheting!!
I created this necklace to show off this awesome slide clasp I found. I’m imagining more projects with this because it doesn’t look like a clasp at all and I like having such a pretty way of fastening.
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Elegant Simplicity Necklace
by Amanda Saladin
What You’ll Need
Hook: D (3.0 mm)
Size: Approximately 16″ long and 1/2″ wide without clasp
Gauge: 24 sts and 24 rows = 4″ using sc in front and back loops
- flo: front loop only
- blo: back loop only
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across – 100 sts.
Row 2: Ch 1, *sc flo, sc blo; repeat from * across.
Row 3: Ch 1, *sc blo, sc flo; repeat from * across.
Sew end bars to short ends.
Attach clasp with jump rings. (Of course I didn’t take a picture of this step! I found this tutorial that explains it well!) You get a good look at the jump rings in the photo above with the clasp. I attached one jump ring to each end bar then one end of the clasp to each jump ring.