Here comes my Crochet floral necklace. This design is inspired from Sylvia Gramani.
I had made this on order. She showed me a pic and asked me if I could replicate the same thing for her. I believe I have done justice to the pic. So now the necklace looks elaborate and a huge work. But break the design down and do each part and place them together. That is the concept here. Hope you love this DIY project. :)
Step 1: Materials
Crochet cotton wool - 75 gm
hook - 4 mm
ch - chain
sc - single crochet
dc - double crochet
htr - Half Treble crochet
Tr - Treble crochet
Step 2: Base of Necklace
First you need to make the base of the necklace.
1) ch till the length needed. Turn over
2) DC in the 2nd stitch and DC around
3) Turn, ch 1 and DC in all the stitch around
You can repeat step 3 till you get he width needed.
Step 3: Big Flowers
The flower pattern is taken from Mary Jane site
Three Layer Flower Pattern
Round 1: Leave a long 8-10 inch tail, make a magic ring. 5sc in magic ring and tighten up the middle. Sl st to beginning of the round
Round 2: *Ch1, 3dc, ch1, sl st all into the same stitch. Sc into next st.* Continue all the way around until you have 6 petals.
Round 3: *Ch 3, bring ch behind first petal, sl st into loop furthest from hook behind the first petal*. Repeat all the way around until you have 6 ch 3 spaces. Sl st to beginning ch.
Round 4: Sc into first ch 3 space. *Ch1, 4dc, ch1, sl st* all into the same ch 3 space. Sc into next ch 3 space.* Continue all the way around until you have 6 petals.
Round 5: *Ch 4, bring ch behind first petal, sl st into loop furthest from hook behind the first petal.* Repeat all the way around until you have 6 ch 4 spaces. Sl st to beginning ch.
Round 6: Sc into first ch 4 space. *Ch1, 5dc, ch1, sl st all into the same ch 4 space. Sc into next ch 4 space.* Continue all the way around until you have 6 petals. Sl st to any loop in back of the flower and finish off.
Weave in your ends.
For different layered flowers the number of layers in the above pattern can be varied.
Step 4: Create More Flowers
You can make more flowers of different layers. You want it more flowery just go ahead make many more.
Now it would be easy to keep adding the flowers to the necklace as and when you make it.
Step 5: Leaf Pattern
The leaf pattern is given below:
To begin start with chain 8. Start in the 2nd chain from hook. Do the following stitches - dc, htr, tr, 2tr's, tr, htr, dc. That's the first side of your leaf made.
Next we need to make the pointed portion of the leaf. So chain 2, then insert hook through the 1st chain. Work a Sl st.
Now repeat dc, htr, tr, 2tr's, tr, htr, dc on the other side. fasten off.
Step 6: The Curls
2 DC in each stitch across. It's that simple. Now make few of them and fix it to the necklace.
Step 7: Other Assembly
Other sections can be combined and fixed onto the necklace with help of few chain stitch. You can sew the pieces on the necklace with needle and thread.
You can add a button at the back for the fastening.
The work is almost done. For the final beauty add the pearl beads with glue.