Crochet, Free Crochet Patterns

Leather and Glass Choker

Learn how to crochet this choker that can be made in an hour!

I have been wanting to design some more crocheted jewelry and found these luscious glass beads in my bead stash! Paired up with 1/8” leather lacing, it gives a quick project with loads of texture and depth.

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Finished Size:

15” not including the ties – you can lengthen or shorten by adding or subtracting stitches before the first bead stitch

Materials:

1 spool Realeather Craft Lace 1/8” Deerskin. You could also use the suede, but I liked the deerskin because it is softer and more flexible

5 glass barrel beads with large openings – mine are 5/8” wide but anything between ½” and ¾” should work.

Crochet hook size K/10.5/6.5mm or size needed to work comfortably for you – gauge doesn’t really matter here!

 

Notes:

This really only works with foundation single crochet (Fsc) – chaining and turning is too bulky!

 

Abbreviations:

Bfsc – bead foundation single crochet

Ch – chain

Fsc – foundation single crochet

Sl st – slip stitch

 

 

Choker

First pre-string your five beads onto your leather lacing. Place your starting slip knot on your hook approx 12” from cut end.

Row 1: Ch 2, 10 fsc, (bfsc, fsc) twice, bfsc, 10 fsc, fasten off leaving a 12” tail. Do not turn.

Place another slip knit on your hook approximately 12” from cut end.

Row 2: Sl st in each st across, fasten off leaving a 12” tail

 

Finishing:

Tie the two tails on each side together with an overhand knot.

 

The end! Wear with pride.

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