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Anemone Necklace


About this design:

I'm new to beading, so I am trying out various stiches. I believe this one is called anomone (SP?). There are a number of youtube videos showing how to do it. This is the first beading necklace I've made. I still have to add a clasp, but am debating between a lobster or a toggle clasp. Any suggestions?

Components:

Dollar store beads, size 6 and 11.



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  1. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    TOGGLE! It is much easier to use. :)
    Love the unique design.

  2. Atomic Toad
    Atomic Toad says:

    Just make sure you have enough give at the ends to toggle easily–if the beadwork is too thick it can be a pain. I LOVE the colors in this. The anemone stitch I’ve seen looks different, but is the same basic concept as yours. Will be very cool when done!

  3. nancykathryn
    nancykathryn says:

    Than you ladies, for your comments and suggestions, a toggle it will be.

  4. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    Very nice…. I love toggles…. that’s about all I use !!!

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    Designs by Elaine says:

    Really like this…festive! I love toggles … was it hard?

  6. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Another vote for a toggle! :D Great design and color combo! :D

  7. nancykathryn
    nancykathryn says:

    Thanks ladies for your comments. Elaine, this is a very easy stich, perfect for beginners. I learned the stitch online on Youtube. I used cheap dollor store beads so it didn’t cost much to do it either.

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