Thursday, October 10, 2019

Diamanta Necklace Pattern



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A = Preciosa seed beads “rocailles” 11/0 or Miyuki 11/0 seed beads°, 60* beads
R = Arrow beads 5 x 8, 8 arrows beads*
C = 4 mm Fire-Polished crystals, 6* beads
D = DiamonDuo 2 hole bead, 4* beads

*Beads counts are per repeat (Unit), each Unit is about 1-1/4 inches.

Nymo D, C-Lon Thread or Fireline (4 or 6 pound), #11 or #12 beading needle
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 10A, go with thread forward through the 1st through 6th A beads just added in this step.

2. Pick up 1A, 1R, 1D, 1R, 1A, 1R, 1D, 1R, 1A 1R, 1D, 1R, 5A, go with thread right to left through the bottom holes of the last R bead, the 3rd D bead and the 5th R bead just added in this step.

3. a) Pick up 1C, go with thread right to left through the bottom holes of the 4th R, 2nd D and 3rd R beads, step #2.
b) Pick up 1C, go with thread right to left through the bottom holes of the 2nd R, 1st D and 1st R beads, step #2.
c) Pick up 1A, go with thread up through the 4th, 5th, and 6th A beads, step #1 (first time), or the 1st, 2nd and 3rd A beads, step #7 (every time after) and the 1st A bead, step #2.

4. Pick up 7A, 1C, 1A, go with thread through the 2nd A bead, step #2, and up through the last A bead and the C bead just added in this step.


5. Pick up 7A, 1C, 1A, go with thread through the 3rd A bead, step #2, and up through the last A bead and the C bead just added in this step.

6. Pick up 7A, go with thread down through the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th A beads (of the 5A), step #2.

7. Pick up 7A, go with thread down through the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th A beads (of the 5A), step #2, right to left through the bottom holes of the last R bead, the 3rd D bead and the 5th R bead, step #2, and the 1 C bead, step #3a.

8. Pick up 1C, 1R, 1D, 1R, 4A, go with thread left to right through the bottom holes of the 1 R, 1D and 1 R beads just added in this step.

9. a) Pick up 4A, go with thread right to left through the top holes of the 1 R, 1D and 1 R beads, step #8.

b) Pick up 1C, go with thread right to left through the 1 C bead, step #3b, the bottom holes in the 2nd R, 1st D, and 1st R beads, step #2. Continue with working thread by following the blue dotted line in illustration, coming out with thread up through the 1st, 2nd and 3rd A beads, step #7.


10. Continue by repeating steps #2 through #9 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.



Diamanta Necklace Pattern, N0378
The name Diamanta is a girl’s name of Greek origin meaning “diamond”
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.




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