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Can't Leave Halloween Alone!


About this design:

The last time I did any crocheted wire I swore I'd never do it again. So much for that statement.

Crocheted black wire with dark beads make a nice spooky necklace especially when you include a skull and spider.

Components:

various dark beads including glass, metal, stones, lava and bone, pewter skull and spider

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  1. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    The computer and I are having a dispute about who is running the show…. It is squirrely and I’m stubborn…… ;)

  2. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Ah HA!…. I won that round. It wanted to include two photos of the entire necklace but I out foxed it and deleted one! :D

  3. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    I like all the dark glitteriness!

  4. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Ha ha ha ,LRC. This is both funny and chic! Love the assorment of stones. You are so creative.Kudos to you,fellow beader. :)

  5. Kate
    Kate says:

    OooOOoo! With that skull on the end, whew! I can totally see Morticia Addams wearing this one!! Right??

  6. Rocky D
    Rocky D says:

    I sure like the crochet look, maybe I will try it someday. It does look hard though. Very nice! I was going to say very pretty until I saw the skull. Hee!

  7. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Glad y’all like the necklace. It isn’t too hard to make just tedious.

    Rocky D, this necklace is made of three strands of single chain crochet braided together. It uses 45 beads and 26ga black craft wire. If I can find the information I’ll see about posting the web site where I found the instructions.

    You are so right, Kate. It would look just right on Morticia. :D

  8. Kate
    Kate says:

    @Little Round Chick: I’ll see if I can convince Ali to get a wire crochet Tip N Technique up one of these days…Much like you I think she may have sworn off THAT technique ;-)

  9. Retro By Design
    Retro By Design says:

    i love this look! Have no clue how to crochet though… Oh well…I might try it someday. Anyhow…beautiful necklace!!! Thanks for sharing!

  10. Rocky D
    Rocky D says:

    Thanks so much for the info. I am excited to try it.

  11. Asia
    Asia says:

    Great necklace, thanks for the link :)

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Lovely necklace Nancy! Don’t you love doing the crochet necklace i love doing them at times I’ll do these alot!

  13. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Nancy, what a delightfully spooky design! Love the items you’ve chosen to include in your crocheting! Since I have no idea how to crochet, I’ll just have to admire this while staring at it in awe!!! 8)

    P.S. Congrats on winning the war with your computer. ;)

  14. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Lynn, I don’t crochet either…. :D

    It’s a single chain crochet which isn’t too hard but I am no whiz at it. I learned to finger crochet back in the bronze age so this is the same idea using a hook.

    As for the computer….. I refuse to give in to an inanimate object even though it has 2+ gigabytes of memory. It’s faster but I’m smarter or at least more inventive. :D

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    franny says:

    ooooh!..love the cobwebby look of the crochet wire…perfect home for that spider & skull!…delightfully creepy!

  16. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Thanks for the compliments and comments everyone.

    It is a great technique for seasonal necklaces. I did one for Christmas with silver wire using crystal ice flake beads, red fire polished Czech glass and a sorta olive greenish jasper. Looked purty good. :D

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