April 9, 2013

Knitted Necklace

This necklace happened completely by accident. I was trying to make another knitted headband but was using stocking stitch (knit and purl alternate rows) and the band curled. Anyone who knows a little bit about knitting would have realised that this would happen… silly me. Anyway, I actually quite liked the tube effect it created and decided to turn it into a necklace!


The yarn I used is quite decorative with different coloured and pearly flecks in it so it looks quite pretty.


ImageH suggested wearing it with a plain grey t-shirt which I think would look really good, I might make her one too!

What do you think? Is knitted jewellery ok?!



Susan Lowe

Didn’t know whether to tell you or not, but Mervyn said I should as people might want to make the necklace. Alternate knit a row, pearl a row is Stocking Stitch and you’re quite right it curls up. Moss Stitch is alternate knit a stitch, pearl a stitch, depending upon whether you have an even or odd number of stitches, you will get either a rib effect or moss stitch – a sort of chequered effect.   I really like the necklace and I am going to have a go at making one myself.   I have attached a photo of some easter rabbits I made – hope you like them, the one on the right has Moss Stitch at the bottom of her dress.   I am really enjoying your web site. Thank you.   Sue x


Yes you’re quite right, sorry! I meant stocking stitch, thank you for letting me know though I’ll edit the post. I’m glad you’re enjoying the site thank you for reading!

Jess mullins

Me and Hannah saw necklaces just like these being sold in Brighton… Might have been French connection and they used a kind of mesh fabric but these look just the same!


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