I love to use this pattern for my necklaces. You can use any kind of chain you desire, or crochet a simple single crochet chain and attach the jump rings and lobster clasp (for closing the necklace)
- Size 10 crochet thread in desired color
- Size 7 (1.65 mm) steel crochet hook
- Sewing thread to match crochet thread
- 10 small pearls or beads
- Beading needle
- At least 16-inch length of chain
- Jump rings
- Lobster clasp (for closing the necklace)
- Glass button (optional)
- Straight-nosed pliers and wire cutters
(Note: This pattern uses standard crochet abbreviations For an explanation of "bdc" [beaded double crochet], see the photo in the next step.)
Ch 4, join with a sl st to form ring.
Round 1 (RS): Ch 2, 10 hdc in ring, join with a sl st to first hdc—10 hdc.
Round 2: Ch 2, 2 hdc in each hdc around, join with a sl st to first hdc—20 hdc.
Round 3: Ch 6 (counts as dc, ch 3), *sk next hdc, (dc, ch 3) in next dc; rep from * around, join with a sl st to 3rd ch of beginning chain, TURN—10 dc, 10 ch-3 sps.
Round 4 (WS): Sl st to ch-3 sp, (ch 2, bdc, ch 2, sl st) in same ch-3 sp, (sl st, ch 2, bdc, ch 2, sl st) in each ch-3 sp around; join with a sl st in first ch-2—10 "petals."
Weave in the ends. Sew an antique glass or pearl button to the center, if desired.
For Standard Abbreviations see http://jgcrochetcreations.blogspot.com/2011/04/crochet-thread-information.html located at the bottom of the page.
Thank you, If you have any questions please feel free to ask me.