with Knitting Necklace
French Knitting Necklace
by By Tina Snerling
published:Style magazine 2011
-white 12 ply yarn
-a cardboard tube, 4cm in diameter. 15cm long
-wooden kebab sticks
Tape the wooden sticks firmly and evenly around the
outside of the tube, ensuring they rise above the edge
of the tube by 2cm. Secure them really well with the
Using two strands of yarn at a time (for a chunky
knit), French knit until you have a length approximately
15cm. Cast off the first knitted length and repeat until
you have five equal lengths.
Form a ring with the first length and hand stitch
closed. Place another length through this ring to form
a chain and hand stitch closed. Continue until you hove
a chain of five rings.
Knit a length approximately 25cm long and hand stitch
to the outer two links to form the necklace. The length
can be adjusted depending on head circumference and
length desired. Be certain the necklace will fit over
the head before closing.
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