|Knitted wire elegance with beads and ribbon closure. |
Construction notes: The pdf download includes Rosemary's article from this issue for a general introduction to her gentle wire knitting methods.
Finished measurements: To fit an average woman’s neck — the final size is highly adjustable. Knitted portion – length is 11 ¼” / 28.5 cm; width is 1” / 2.5 cm
Materials: Two spools 34-gauge beading wire (24 yds/22 m) in Silver tone or two spools Artistic Wire 32-gauge wire (silver plated copper; 30 yds/27 m per spool) in Non-Tarnish Silver; 134 size 6/0 seed beads; 1 ½ yds/1.5 m of 5/8”/15 mm wide grosgrain ribbon
Needles & Notions: Two size 2 US/2.75 mm double-pointed bamboo needles; Fray Check
Gauge: 24 sts and 39 rows = 4”/10 cm over beaded eyelet pattern with size 2 US/2.75 mm needles, or size to obtain gauge