Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Easy Picot Necklace Pattern - Free Pattern



The Easy Picot Necklace pattern has little beaded picots to add dimension to the lacy look of the necklace. This necklace introduces you to how easy it is to add picots to any pattern you are working on.

A = 11/0 seed bead, color 1





 
Start by waxing and stretching your thread, use Nymo D or C-Lon & a #11 or #12 beading needle. Tie in a “stopper” bead, leaving about an 8” tail and begin at step #1.
step 1  
1. Pick up 10A, go with thread forward through the 1st through 6th A beads just added.
step 2 
2.
Pick up 1A, go with thread forward through the 6th through 10th & 1st A beads added in step #1.
step 3 
3. a) Pick up 11A, go with thread forward through the 2nd through 7th A beads just added in this step.
b) Pick up 1A, go with thread forward through the 7th through 10th A beads just added in this step, down through the 3rd A bead, step #1 (first time) or the 9th A bead added in step #7 (every time after) and forward through the 10th, 11th & 1st A beads just added in this step.
step 4  
4. a)
Pick up 11A, go with thread forward through the 2nd through 7th A beads just added in this step.
b) Pick up 1A, go with thread forward through the 7th through 10th A beads just added in this step, down through the 4th A bead, step #3 and forward through the 10th, 11th & 1st A beads just added in this step.
step 5
5. a)
Pick up 10A, go with thread up through the A bead added in step #4(b) and down through the 10th A bead just added in this step.
b) Pick up 1A, go with thread down through the 10th A bead added in this step at (a).
step 6

6. Pick up 3A, go with thread up through the 10th, 9th, 8th & 7th A beads added in step #5a.

step 7
7. Pick up 16A, go with thread forward through the 7th through 12th A beads just added in this step, down through the A bead, step #5b, and forward through the 7th through 11th & 1st A beads just added in this step.

step 8
8. Repeat steps #3 & #4.
9. Continue necklace by repeating steps #5 through #8 until you reach the length that you want your necklace to be.

step 10

10. With working thread weave through necklace, coming out with thread down through the A bead added in step #4 repeat. To add clasp, pick up 3A, clasp, 3A, go with thread up through 1 A bead (picot bead) in necklace. Continue with working thread around through the clasp beads several times. Weave the working thread into the necklace and end. Repeat the clasp directions in the same manner on the other end after removing the stopper bead.
 
Basic Net Necklace Pattern
Sandra D. Halpenny © 2002 - 2013 All rights reserved,
This pattern may not be copied in any way without the express written permission of the author.





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