Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Dancing Angels Necklace Pattern



This beautiful necklace pattern looks like angels dancing around your neck. Its made using the ZoliDuo beads and WibeDuo. These new beads add wonderful dimension to your jewelry.


This Pattern is Free here on my Blog.
To Purchase a Downloadable PDF for 99
¢ : Click HERE

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A = Miyuki 11° SEED bead, 90* beads

C = 2 mm crystals, 6* beads
LZ = Czech ZoliDuo Left 5x8 mm beads, 2* beads
RZ = Czech ZoliDuo Right 5x8 mm beads, 2* beads
W = WIBEDUO 2 hole bead, 1* beads
Nymo D, C-Lon Thread or Fireline (4 or 6 pound), #11 or #12 beading needle
 *Beads counts are per repeat (Unit), each Unit is about 1 inch.

Start by waxing and stretching your thread. Tie in a “stopper” bead, leaving about a 8-10” tail and begin at step #1.


1. Pick up 1C, 8A, go with thread forward through the 1 C bead, left to right through the 1st, 2nd and 3rd A beads, right to left through the 6th and 7th A beads, and left to right through the 2nd, 3rd and 4th A beads just added in this step.

2. Pick up 1C, go with thread right to left through the bottom row of 4 A beads added in the last step.

3. Pick up 5A, 1W, 5A, go with thread right to left through the bottom hole of the W bead just added in this step.
4. Pick up 3A, 1C, 2LZ, 3A, 2RZ, 1C, 2A, go with thread right to left through the last A bead, step #3, bottom hole of the W bead, step #3, and the first 3 A beads just added in this step.
5. a) Pick up 4A, go with thread left to right through the bottom hole of the 1st LZ, step #4.
b) Pick up 2A, go with thread left to right through the bottom hole of the 2nd LZ, step #4.
c) Pick up 4A, go with thread left to right through the 2nd A bead in the center of the 3 A, step #4, and down through the 4th, 3rd and 2nd A beads just added in this step.
6. a) Pick up 1A, go with thread left to right through the bottom hole of the 1st RZ, step #4.
b) Pick up 2A, go with thread left to right through the bottom hole of the 2nd RZ, step #4.
c) Pick up 4A, go with thread up and then right to left through the last 2 A beads, step #4, the last A bead and the bottom hole of the W bead, step #3, and the 1st A bead, step #4.
7. Pick up 3A, go with thread left to right through the last A bead, (in the first set of 5A) the top hole of the W bead and the 1st A bead (in the second set of 5A), step #3.
8. Pick up 4A, go with thread right to left through the bottom row of 4 A beads, left to right through in the top row first 2 A beads, and then through the bottom row, right side 2 A beads, step #1 or step #9, and up through the 1 C bead, step #2. First Unit complete.

9. Pick up 6A*, 1C, 8A, go with thread down through the 1 C bead, left to right through the 1st, 2nd and 3rd A beads, right to left through the 6th and 7th A beads, left to right through the 2nd and 3rd A beads and left to right through the 5th A bead just added in this step.
* If you need less of a curve on your necklace, you can pick up 7 or 8 A beads. Do a little section first to determine if you need less of a curve.

10. Repeat steps #2 through #6c.



11. Pick up 14A, go with thread down through the 7th, 8th and 9th A beads, up through the 12th and 13th A beads and down through the 8th, 9th and 10th A beads just added in this step.


12. Pick up 1C, 1A, go with thread up through the 1st A bead, step #6c in the previous Unit.
13. a) Pick up 1A, go with thread left to right through the 1 C bead, step #12.
b) Pick up 1A, go with thread up through the 4th A bead, step #5a in the working Unit.
14. a) Pick up 1A, go with thread right to left through the 1 C bead, step #12, and up through the 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th A beads, step #11..
b) Pick up 4A, go with thread down through the 3rd A bead (in the second set of 5A), step #3.
15. a) Pick up 3A, go with thread left to right through the 1st A bead, step #14b.
b) Pick up 1C, go with thread left to right through the 6th A bead, step #11.
c) Pick up 3A, go with thread up (forward) through the 2nd A bead, step 11.
16. a) Pick up 1A, go with thread left to right through the last A bead, (in the first set of 5A) the top hole of the W bead and the 1st A bead (in the second set of 5A), step #3.
b) Pick up 4A, go with thread right to left through the 4th, 3rd, 2nd and 1st A beads, left to right through the 8th and 7th A beads, the 3rd and 4th A beads, step #9, and up through the 1 C bead, step #2.
17. Continue by repeating steps #9 through #16 until the necklace is the length that you would like.
Add clasps of your choice on both ends Continue with thread around through the clasp beads several times for strength. Weave the working thread into the necklace and end.

Dancing Angels Necklace Pattern, N0377
http://www.SandraDHalpenny.com

Sandra D. Halpenny © All rights reserved, Canadian Intellectual Property Office
This pattern may not be copied or distributed in any way without the express written permission of the author. The purchaser of this pattern may use the finished piece for personal use and for selling at arts and crafts shows, etc. No mass production of this design is permitted without permission from the author.
Patterns tested by: Julia Wentz




Thursday, May 2, 2019

Flowers in the Grass Necklace Pattern


Its spring and we sure need some flowers in our grass. Now you can wear them as a necklace.

This Pattern is Free here on my Blog.
To Purchase a Downloadable PDF for 99¢ : Click HERE

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Necklace 17 in. (43cm)
A = Miyuki 11° SEED bead, 20g green
B = Miyuki 11° SEED bead, 5g gold
C = Miyuki 11° SEED bead, 7g purple
D = Miyuki 11° SEED bead, 5g light purple
E = 3mm Czech fire-polished crystals, 24
Nymo D Thread or Fireline (4 or 6 pound) and #11 or #12 beading needle

Start by waxing and stretching your thread. Tie in a stopper bead, leaving about a 8-10 inch tail and begin at step #1.
 
1. Pick up 11A (9A, every time after), 10B, make a circle and go with thread forward through the 1st B bead just added in this step (circle of 10 made).

 
2. Pick up 1E, go with thread left to right through the 6th B bead, step #1, down through the E bead just added and left to right through the 1st B bead, step #1.

 
3. Pick up 7C, go with thread through the 3rd B bead, step #1.

     
4. a) Pick up 7C, go with thread through the 5th B bead, step #1.
b) Pick up 7C, go with thread through the 7th B bead, step #1

 
5. a) Pick up 7C, go with thread through the 9th B bead, step #1.
b) Pick up 7C, go with thread through the 1st B bead, step #1

 
6. a) Pick up 3D, go with thread forward through the 3rd, 4th and 5th C beads, step #3.
b) Pick up 3D, go with thread through the 3rd B bead, step #1.
 
7. a) Pick up 3D, go with thread forward through the 3rd, 4th and 5th C beads, step #4a.
b) Pick up 3D, go with thread through the 5th B bead, step #1.
c) Pick up 3D, go with thread forward through the 3rd, 4th and 5th C beads, step #4b.
d) Pick up 3D, go with thread through the 7th B bead, step #1.
8. a) Pick up 3D, go with thread forward through the 3 center C beads, as shown, step #5a.
b) Pick up 3D, go with thread through the 9th B bead, step #1.
c) Pick up 3D, go with thread forward through the 3rd, 4th and 5th C beads, step #5b.
d) Pick up 3D, go with thread left to right through the 1st C bead and down through the 11th through 7th B bead (First time) or the 9th through 5th A bead (Every time after), step #1.
 
9. Pick up 12A, go with thread down through the bead the thread is exiting in stem and the 1st A bead just added in this step.

10. Pick up 3A, go with thread left to right through the 8th and 7th A beads, step #9.

 
11. a) Pick up 1A, go with thread right to left through the 6th and 5th A beads, step #9.
b) Pick up 1A, go with right to left through the 2nd A bead, step #10.
c) Pick up 1A, go with thread right to left through the 12th A beads, step #9, and down through the 7 A beads in stem as shown.

12. Pick up 2A, go with thread down through the 2 bottom beads in stem and up through the 2 A beads just added in this step.

13. Pick up 2A, go with thread up through the 2 A beads, step #12.

14. Pick up 1A, go with thread down through the 2 A beads, step #13.

15. a) Pick up 2A, go with thread down through the 2 A beads, step #13, and up through the 2 A beads just added in this step.
b) Pick up 2A, go with thread up through the 2 A beads added in this step at (a).
c) Pick up 1A, go with thread down through the 2 A beads added in this step at (b).
d) Pick up 2A, go with thread down through the 2 A beads added at (b) and up through the 2 A beads just added in this step.

16. Pick up 3A, go with thread up through the 2 A beads, step #15d, and down through the first 2 A beads just added in this step..

17. a) Pick up 2A, go with thread down through the 1st and 2nd A beads, step #16, and up through the 2 A beads just added in this step.
b) Pick up 2A, go with thread up through the 2 A beads added at (a).
c) Pick up 1A, go with thread down through the 2 A beads, added at (b).

18. a) Pick up 2A, go with thread down through the 2 A beads, step #16b, and up through the 2 A beads just added in this step.
b) Pick up 2A, go with thread up through the 2 A beads added in this step at (a).
c) Pick up 1A, go with thread down through the 2 A beads added in this step at (b).
d) Pick up 2A, go with thread down through the 2 A beads added at (b) and up through the 2 A beads just added in this step.

19. Repeat step #1 through step #4.

20. a) Pick up 3C, go with thread down through the 4th C bead in the previous flower added in step #4a.
b) Pick up 3C, go with thread down through the 9th B bead, step #1 repeat in the working flower.

21. Repeat steps #5b through #8.

22. Repeat step #9 through step #11c. After adding the beads in step #11c only go with thread down through 1 A bead in stem as shown

23. Pick up 12A, go with thread down through the 1 A bead in stem as shown and forward through the 1st A bead just added in this step.
 
24. Pick up 3A, go with thread right to left through the 8th and 7th A beads, step #23, down through the 1 A bead, step #11a, and left to right through the 6th and 5th A beads, step #23.

25. a) Pick up 1A, go with thread left to right through the 2nd A bead, step #24.
b) Pick up 1A, go with thread left to right through the 12th A bead, step #23 and down through 7 stem beads as shown.

26. Repeat steps #12 through step #21 until necklace is the length you want. Add closures of your choice on the top petals of your flowers.


Flowers in the Grass Necklace Pattern, N0123
http://www.SandraDHalpenny.com
Sandra D. Halpenny © 2004 - 2019 All rights reserved
Canadian Intellectual Property Office
This pattern may not be copied or distributed in any way without the express written permission of the author. The purchaser of this pattern may use the finished piece for personal use and for selling at arts and crafts shows, etc. No mass production of this design is permitted without permission from the author.
Patterns tested by: Julia Wentz