These quick projects use yarn or wire and sometimes beads to create unique statement jewelry. Updated 2/4/23
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Dona Amélia Collar
Lace necklace knit sideways in a 4 row repeat. Uses just 66 - 87 yards (60 - 80 m) Sport weight yarn so it's a great stashbuster. Designed by Filipa Carneiro. Available in English, Portuguese, Spanish
Dona Maria Collar
Lace collar knit sideways in a traditional Portuguese lace edging motif, known as “rendas por música”, which means lace by music. Uses just 71 - 82 yards (65 - 75 m) DK weight yarn so it's a great stashbuster. Designed by Filipa Carneiro. Available in English, Portuguese, Spanish
Winston Infinity Necklace
Knitted necklace with a twist. Use yarn with metallic fiber for a shine. Designed by Stacy Charles Fine Yarns
A Stones Throw Necklace
Make statement lariat pendants with stones in knit lace mesh pouches hanging from knitted i-cord. Designed by Susan Barstein. Use stones with special meaning from your travels, from favorite spots, from your kids or use polished stones.
Bold Button Neckpiece
Statement necklace or collar fastened with a decorative button. Approximately 2" wide by 21" long. Designed by Kathy North. Bulky weight yarn.
This simple elegant necklace is made from knitted i-cord which is braided and then embellished with sewn on Swarovsky crystal pearls and beads. Designed by Suzanne Strachan
Chunky Finger Knit Necklace
Designed by Erin at Thanks, I Made It, all you need to make this necklace is jersey fabric yarn, plumbing couplings from a hardware store and your fingers!
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An ingenious necklace knit with beads inserted into an i-cord.
Free video and instructions on how to make i-cords
Desert Meets Sea Necklace
Karen Catlin designed this beautiful knitting pattern using flexible wire, turquoise beads and freshwater pearls.
Julie Statement Necklace
Designed by Jordana Paige after designer necklaces.
Designed by Hilary Engebretson, this necklace can be adjusted for any weight of yarn.
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Rainbow Smile Necklace
This easy and fun necklace by Vicki Brown is constructed with a few i-cords that you can knit or crochet, plus a few jewelry supplies.
Free video and instructions on how to make i-cords
High Tea Collar Necklace
This versatile necklace designed by Donna Heron can be worn with either the button fastening in the back as a necklace or in the front for more of a collar look.
Cable Braided Necklace
Designed by Olga Jazzy this necklace is braided from two pieces of stockinette.
These entwined rings, inspired by mathematical concepts, can be worn as a cowl, necklace, or headband. If knit flat and small, they even make a baby toy. Borromean rings consist of three circles in which no two of the three rings are linked with each other, but nonetheless all three are linked. Designed by sarah-marie belcastro and Madison Stuart. Pictured projects by smbelcas, dmwoodman, Animae424, and smbelcas again.
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- Get Sarah-Marie’s book Making Mathematics with Needlework on Amazon (Kindle or Hardcover)
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Get the free knitting pattern designed by Kris DeGraeve
Golden Waves Necklace
A simple rectangle, knit from flexible wire and then curled, creates a unique twisted necklace.
Get the free knitting pattern designed by Karen Catlin
Paloma Necklace and Bracelet
Necklace and bracelet in metallic yarn designed by Andi Jovori.
Patterns for Purchase
Make a statement neckpiece reminiscent of wings with 20 - 25 yards (18 - 23 m) of yarn, a clasp you can repurpose from antique jewelry, buttons or more, and a few beads. 4 sizes. Perfect for leftover scrap yarn. Designed by Laura Nelkin
Sea Shell Necklace
This reversible necklace features a shell stitch in the center and ties in back. Uses about 50 - 100 yards (46 - 91 m) of Aran weight yarn. Designed by Vanessa Ewing
Easier than it looks, this beaded necklace has just 4 rows of knitting. This pattern will take you through the process step by step. It is one of the fastest gifts you could ever knit. Designed by Cynthia Spencer
- See more pics and get the knitting pattern on Loveknitting
- Get the beads at Amazon
Lovely Lace Collar
This collar is one of 14 knitting patterns in the Beginner’s Guide to Lace Knitting ebook by Rita Weiss. Other patterns include scarf, hat, shawl, afghan, and more.
Designed by Andi Javori this beaded knit necklace is 19″ x 1/2″.
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Scallop Edge Beaded Necklace
The original pattern for the Scallop Edge Beaded Necklace featured in 101 Designer One-Skein Wonders. This version includes both the book version and a variation using finer yarns and smaller needles than the pattern in the book. Pictured project by tinpins