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Stay in touch. Hearing a friendly, familiar voice, or reading a message from people we care about, helps us feel more connected. This is important for our mental health during a period when physical contact is impossible or reduced.
Knots are symbols for ties and love, so I imagined these knotted necklaces to remind us of the love ties that helped us during the isolation caused by the pandemic.
These necklaces are all worked starting from a long i-cord, partially beaded (optional), sometimes joined in the round and finally knotted in elegant knots.

Yarn

Voie de Vie Yarn SW Bling Paint + Rinse Series (70% Merino, 25% Nylon, 5% Stellina; 462 yds [422 m]/100 g), col. Southwest Bauble;
Approx. 100 m / 109 yds for all the three necklaces.

Needles

US 4 / 3.5mm \* circular needles with 32” / 80 cm.
\* or a knitting mill/tricotin.

Gauge

Gauge is irrelevant for these projects.

Notions

For the first necklace:
20 6/0 seed beads (optional).
For the second necklace:
1-4 Big decorative beads (or a ready to use pendant)
1 button with 1.2 cm (0.5”) diam.
Tapestry needle and waste yarn to sew the button and the buttonhole.
For the third necklace
1 big flat decorative bead (mine is a mother-of-pearl flat and round bead with 2.5 cm (1”) circ.
(Optional) 10-15 round beads with 3 mm (0.1”) diam (it is possible to use normal 6/0 seed beads instead)
(Optional) yarn in a contrasting color for the second i-cord.
Sewing needle and sewing thread to sew the beads.
You will get the following files:
  • PDF (7MB)
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