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








Monday, April 8, 2019

Jade Lace Necklace Pattern


Seed beads, 4mm crystals and the new 2 hole Wibeduo beads make a beautiful necklace. I used 2 colors of the seed beads and a beautiful jade color on the Wibeduo beads.   


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, color 1, 84* beads
B = Miyuki 11° SEED bead, color 2, 54* beads
C = 4 mm crystals, 14* crystals
W = Wibeduo® 2 hole bead, 3* beads
Nymo D, C-Lon Thread or Fireline (4 or 6 pound), #11 or #12 beading needle

*Beads counts are per repeat (Unit), repeats for this necklace are about 1 inches.

1. Pick up (1C, 1A, 5B, 1A, 1C), 2A, go with thread forward through ( ) beads just added in this step.

2. Pick up 3A, 1W, 3A, 1C, 2A, go with thread right to left through the 1 A bead, top hole of the W bead and the next A bead as shown.


3. Pick up 2A, 5B, go with thread down through the last 2 A beads, step #2.


4. Pick up 3B, go with thread up through the 2 A beads, step #3, down through the C bead, step #1 or step #11, left to right through 3 A beads, the top hole of the W bead and the next 3 A beads, step #2.


5. Pick up 5A, go with thread right to left through the bottom hole of the W bead, step #2.


6. Pick up 5A, go with thread left to right through 3 A beads, the top hole of the W bead and the next 3 A beads, step #2, forward through the 5 A beads, step #5, the bottom hole of the W bead and through the 1st A bead just added in this step.


7. Pick up 2A, 1C, go with thread left to right through the 3rd, 2nd and 1st A beads, step #6, the bottom hole in the W bead, step #2, and the 5th A bead, step #5.


8. Pick up 2A, 1C, go with thread right to left through the 3rd, 4th and 5th A beads, step #5, and down through the 2 A beads just added in this step.


9. Pick up 2B, 2A, 1C, 2A, 2B, go with thread up through the 2 A beads, step #7.


10. Pick up 3B, go with thread down through 2 A beads and up through the C bead, step #8. Continue with working tread by following the blue dotted line in illustration, coming out with the working thread up through the C bead, step #2.


11. Pick up (1A, 5B, 1A, 1C), 2A, go with thread up through the C bead, step #2, and forward through ( ) beads just added in this step.


12. Repeat step #2 through #8.


13. Pick up 2B, 3A, 1C, 3A, 2B, go with thread up through the 2 A beads, step #7.


14. Pick up 3B, go with thread down through the 2 A beads, step #8, 2 B beads, 3 A beads, top hole of the W bead and the next A bead, step #13.


15. a) Pick up 2A, 1C, go with thread down through the 3rd and 2nd A beads (second set of 3 A beads), step #13.
b)
Pick up 3B, go with thread up through the 2nd and 1st A beads, step #13.
 


16. Pick up 1C, 2A, go with thread right to left through the 3rd A bead, top hole of the W bead and the next A bead, step #13, and the 2 A beads, step #15a.


17. a) Pick up 5A, go with thread left to right through the bottom hole of the W bead, step #13.
b) Pick up 5A, go with thread right to left through the 2 A beads, step #16, the 3rd A bead, top hole of the W bead and the next A bead, step #13, and the 2 A beads, step #15a, forward through the 5 A beads added in this step at (a), the bottom hole of the W bead, step #13, and the 1st A bead just added in this step.


18. a) Pick up 2A, 1C, go with thread right to left through the 3rd, 2nd and 1st A beads, step #17b, the bottom hole in the W bead, and the next A bead, step #13.
b) Pick up 2A, 1C, go with thread left to right through the 3rd, 4th and 5th A beads, step #17, the bottom hole of the W bead, the next A bead, step #13, and down through the 2 A beads added in this step at (a).


19.  a) Pick up 7B, go with thread up through the 2A, beads, step #18b.
b) Pick up 3B, go with thread down through the 2A, beads, and up through the C bead, step #18a, right to left through the 3rd, 2nd and 1st A beads, step #17b,and the bottom hole in the W bead, step #13. Continue with working tread by following the blue dotted line in illustration, coming out with the working thread up through the C bead, step #2.


20. Pick up (1A, 5B, 1A, 1C), 2A, go with thread up through the C bead, step #2, and forward through ( ) beads just added in this step.


21. Repeat step #2 through #11


22. Continue by repeating steps #12 through #21 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.

Jade Lace Necklace Pattern, N0376
http://www.SandraDHalpenny.com
Sandra D. Halpenny © 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