Friday, December 2, 2022

Sparkle Snowflake Necklace Pattern


This Pattern is Free here on my Blog.
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A = Miyuki 11° SEED bead, 120* beads
C
= 4mm Crystals, 6* beads

*Beads counts are per repeat (Unit), each Unit is about 1 inch.

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. a) Pick up 7A, go with thread forward through the 1st through 5th A beads just added.

b) Pick up 3A, go with thread down through the 5th A bead added at (a) and forward through the 1st and 2nd A beads just added.

2. Pick up 19A, make a circle and go with thread forward through the 8th A bead, pull up snug and go with thread around through the circle of 12 beads again. 

3. a) Pick up 4A, skip over 1 bead in circle of 12 and go with thread forward through the next bead.

b) Repeat (a) around circle of 12, 4 more times.

c) Pick up 2A, go with thread forward (down) through the 6th and 7th A beads added at step #2, left to right through 1 A bead in circle of 12, and forward through the 1st and 2nd A bead added in this step at the first repeat of (a).

4. Pick up 9A*, go with thread forward through the 6th A bead (first time) or 8A* (every time after), go with thread forward through the 5th A bead. 

5. Pick up 5A, go with thread around the thread between the 2nd and 3rd A beads, step #3a and up through the 5th A bead just added.

6. a) Pick up 8A, go with thread forward through the 5th A bead just added.
b) Pick up 5A, go with thread around the thread between the 2nd and 3rd A beads, step #3a and up through the 5th A bead just added.
c) Repeat (a, b) around 2 more times.

7. a) Pick up 4A, go with thread up through the 2nd A bead, step #1b, forward through the 1st through 5th A beads, step #2, around the thread between the 2nd and 3rd A beads, step #3a and up through the 5th A bead again.

b) Pick up 8A, go with thread forward through the 5th A bead just added.

c) Pick up 4A, go with thread down through the 1st A bead, step #4, around the thread between the 2nd and 3rd A beads, step #3a, forward through the 1st through 6th A bead, step #4 and forward through the 1st A bead, step #5.

8. a) Pick up 1C, go with thread right to left through the 3 A beads at the center bottom of snowflake branch, up through the C bead just added and then left to right and forward through the center top beads in branch, as shown, coming out with thread up through the 1st A bead, step #3a. Please refer to the illustration for the placement of the crystals in the snowflakes.

b) Repeat (a) around in the same manner 5 more times.

c) Continue with working thread through necklace point coming out with thread forward through the 1st through 8th A beads, step #4.

9. a) Pick up 6A, go with thread up through the 7th A bead, step #4.

b) Pick up 3A, go with thread down through the 4th A bead, added at (a) and forward through the 1st and 2nd A beads just added in this step.

10. Continue necklace by repeating steps #2 through #9b until you reach the length that you want your necklace to be

11. To add clasp, pick up 5A, clasp, 5A, make a circle and go with thread up through the 2nd A bead, step #9. Go with thread around the clasp beads several times then weave in and end the thread. After removing the stopper bead, repeat the clasp directions in the same manner on the other end.

Sparkle Snowflake Necklace Pattern, N0124
http://www.SandraDHalpenny.com

Sandra D. Halpenny © 2004 - 2022 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.


Friday, November 25, 2022

Basic Net Crystal Necklace Pattern

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A
= 11/0 seed bead *13 grams
B = 6 mm crystals *36
*Bead counts are approximate for 17” Necklace
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. 
 
This Pattern is Free here on my Blog.
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1. Pick up 18A, go with thread up through the 13th A bead just added in this step.

2. Pick up 11A, go with thread up through the 1st A bead added in the previous step. 

 

 

3. Pick up 1A, 1B, 7A, go with thread down through the 6th A bead added in step #2.

4. a) Pick up 11A, go with thread up through the 6th A bead just added in this step.
b) Pick up 11A, go with thread up through the 2nd A bead (of the 7A) added in step #3.


5. a) Pick up 7A, go with thread down through the 8th, 7th & 6th A beads added in step #4(b) or #7(c).
b) Pick up 1A, 1B, 7A, go with thread up through the 4th A bead added in this step at (a).

 

6. a) Pick up 7A, go with thread down through the 4th, 3rd & 2nd A beads added in step #5(b).
b) Pick up 11A, go with thread up through the 6th A bead just added in this step.
c) Pick up 11A, go with thread up through the 4th A bead added in this step at (a).


7. a) Pick up 1A, 1B, 7A, go with thread down through the 6th A bead added in step #6(c)
b) Pick up 11A, go with thread up through the 6th A bead just added in this step.
c) Pick up 11A, go with thread up through the 2nd A bead (of the 7A) just added in this step at (a).


8. Continue necklace by repeating steps #5 through #7 until the necklace fits.

9. To add clasp, Pick up 3A, clasp, 3A, go with thread up through the 2 A beads in necklace. Continue with thread around through the clasp beads several times. Weave in and end thread. Repeat the clasp directions in the same manner on the other end after removing the stopper bead.


Basic Net Crystal Necklace Pattern, N0294
http://www.SandraDHalpenny.com
Sandra D. Halpenny © 2017 - 2022 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


Friday, November 18, 2022

Christmas Lights Necklace Pattern

Light up your holidays with this beautiful string of lights. It can be made as a necklace and also a bracelet.

Bead Counts
A = Miyuki 11/0 SEED bead, #468, 55* 
                + 14 for one end + 12 for clasps 
B = Miyuki 11/0 SEED bead, #02, 30* 
                + 1 for one end 
C = Miyuki 11/0 SEED bead, #1425, 3* 
D = Miyuki 11/0 SEED bead, #25F, 1660, 1436, and 1425, 21* - I used 4 different colors for the bulbs, The illustrations only show 1 color.
**Bead Counts are per Unit, Unit is approximately 3/4"

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

Start by waxing and stretching your thread. Use Fireline, Nymo D or C-Lon and an #11 or #12 beading needle. Tie in a “stopper” bead, leaving about a 8-10” tail and begin at step #1. 
 

Row 1

1. Pick up 1B, 6A, go with thread up through the 1 B bead just added in this step.

 

2. Pick up 4B, go with thread down through the 5th A bead, step #1.

3. Pick up 4A, go with thread up through the 3rd A bead, step #2.

 

4. Pick up 2A, 1B, 1A, go with thread down through the 3rd A bead, step #4.

 

5. Pick up 8A, go with thread up through the 2nd A bead just added in this step.

 

6. Pick up 3A, go with thread up through the 1 B bead, step #4 or step #17.

 

7. Pick up 4A, go with thread down through the 2nd A bead, step #6.

 

8. Pick up 4A, go with thread down through the 6th A bead, step #5.


 9. Pick up 2B, 2D, 2B, 3A, go with thread up through the 2nd A bead, step #8.

10. Pick up 3A, go with thread up through the 3rd A bead, step #7.

11. Pick up 2A, 1B, 1A, go with thread down through the 2nd A bead, step #10.

 

12. Pick up 4A, go with thread down through the 1st A bead, step #9.

 

13. Pick up 3A, go with thread up through the 2nd A bead, step #12.  

 

14. Pick up 3A, go with thread up through the 1 B bead, step #11.  

 

15. Pick up 4A, go with thread down through the 2nd A bead, step #14.  

16. Pick up 4A, go with thread up through the 3rd A bead, step #15.

17. Pick up 2A, 1B, 1A, go with thread down through the 3rd A bead, step #16.

 

18. Continue Row 1 by repeating steps #5 though #17 until your necklace is the length that you want.

 

19. a) Pick up 4A, go with thread up through the 1 B and the 2nd A bead added in the last repeat of step #17. 

b) To add clasp, pick up 3A, clasp, 3A, go with thread up through the 4th A bead added in this step at (a) and the 1 B bead, step #17. Continue with thread around through the clasp beads several times for strength and then continue up through the 2nd A bead, step #17.

Row 2


 20. Pick up 3A, go with thread down through the 1st A bead, step #19, and the 1 B bead added in the last repeat of step #17. 

21. Pick up 6B, 3C, go with thread forward through the 6th B bead just added in this step.

22. Pick up 5B, go with thread up through the 1 B bead and the 2nd A bead added in the next repeat of step #11 to the left.

23. Pick up 3A, go with thread down through the 1st A bead, step #15 on right, the 1 B bead, step #11, and the 5th, 4th and 3rd B beads, step #22 or step #33.

24. Pick up 4B, go with thread down through the second set of 2 B beads, step #9.  


 25. Pick up 5D, go with thread up through the first set of 2 A beads, step #9. 

26. Pick up 2B, go with thread down through the second set of 2 B beads, step #9, and the 1st D bead, step #25. 


 27. a) Pick up 3D, go with thread right to left through the 3rd D bead, step #25.

 b) Pick up 3D, go with thread up through the 5th D bead, step #25, the first set of 2 B beads, step #9, left to right through the 2 B beads, step #26, down through the second set of 2 B beads, step #9, the 1st D bead, step #25, the 1st and 2nd D beads added in this step at (a).

28. Pick up 5D, go with thread up through the 2nd and 3rd D beads, step #27b, the 5th D bead, step #25, left to right through the 2 D beads, step #9, down through the 1st D bead, step #25, the 1st and 2nd D beads, step #27a, the 1st and 2nd D beads just added in this step.


 29. Pick up 3D, go with thread up through the 4th and 5th D beads, step #28, the 2nd and 3rd D beads, step #27b, the 5th D bead, step #25, and the first set of 2 B beads, step #9.

30. Pick up 7B, go with thread up through the 1B and the 2nd A beads, step #17 repeat to the left.


 31. Pick up 3A, go with thread down through the 1st A bead, step #7 repeat to the right, 1 B bead, step #17, the 1st, 2nd and 3rd B beads, step #30.

32. Pick up 3B, 3C, go with thread forward through the 3rd B bead just added in this step.

33. Pick up 5B, go with thread up through the 1 B and 2nd A beads, added in the next repeat of step #11 to the left. 

34. Continue Row 2 by repeating steps #23 through #33.

35. a) Pick up 4A, go with thread down through the 1st A bead, b step #2, the 1 B and 1st A bead, step #1. 

b) pick up 3A, clasp, 2A, go with thread down through the 1st A bead added in this step at (a), the 1 B and the 1st A bead, step #1. Continue with thread around through the clasp beads several times for strength. Weave the working thread into the necklace and end.

Christmas Lights Necklace Pattern, N0038
http://www.SandraDHalpenny.com
Sandra D. Halpenny © 2002 - 2022 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