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Not Quite Green and Not Quite Blue


About this design:

I finally took a double Viking Knit class, and I'm loving the look! This is the first piece I've made incorporating Viking Knit into a stringing project...

Components:

Peridot 26 ga wire, pewter caps and spacers, blue fluorite



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  1. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    Beautiful job, I love this look.

  2. Mahala93 RockChick
    Mahala93 RockChick says:

    Very sophisticated!

  3. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Sue, this is so beautiful — I love your Viking Knit and these colors are fantastic together! :D

    It’s great to see you posting here again!

  4. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    Love it! Interesting, bright, elegant all at the same time.

  5. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Thanks for your wonderful comments! :D I actually had used 20 ga wire to string this, but it was too stiff – much better with beading wire!

    Wish it didn’t take so long to make…but I’m getting faster! :D

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    Oooohh, I see hours of time and miles of wire here! Well worth the work – it’s a beauty!

  7. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    WOW !!! Gorgeous !!! Love the color too !!!

  8. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:

    awesome!

  9. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Lori, I went through 2 spools of SoftFlex wire to get this – I would have gone through only one if I hadn’t made one too short and too stiff :(

    Why, Violet, there’s no purple in here! ;-) Glad you like the color. The blue fluorite is gorgeous, and expensive, but I couldn’t resist!

    Jade, I’m so glad you like it! :D

  10. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Sue, this is absolutely gorgeous! :D

  11. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Sue, is there an opening in back? I took the class too but haven’t had the patience to do a long one yet!(actually hard to do on bed rest).
    Love the colors on this on my friend!!

  12. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Thanks, Sunny and Cookie! :D Cookie, since I used beading wire, I attached a snap clasp to the back, after the cone ends…I’ll try to get a pic for you…

    I’m getting ready to head to town, and I’m going to wear this one!

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    This is really fantastic, Sue! Your viking knit is awesome, and I love the color combo! Looks like a great “dress up/dress down” piece! :D

  14. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    I wish I could make these viking knits! Great piece!

  15. Chickie Nonnie T
    Chickie Nonnie T says:

    It’s gorgeous! That’s something I haven’t learned yet, but this inspires me to try to learn it..

  16. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    This is gorgeous! I love it, love the style, the colors, the knittedness…

  17. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Eeka, I think you just invented a new work — “knittedness” — love it!!! :D

  18. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Perhaps I meant to type “word” instead of “work”? LOL 8O

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