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Wear with a low-cut dress or top to show off all of that dark sparkle at your neck.
Serena sported this beautiful vintage-style necklace in an earlier episode. Its charm was its modern take on the beautiful art of crochet.

Posted by carlyjcais from Portland, Oregon, United States • Published See carlyjcais's 60 projects »
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  • How to knit or crochet a knit or crochet necklace. Gossip Girl Inspired Crochet Necklace - Step 1
    Step 1

    Experiment with placement of the appliques around your neck (or a friend's), and stitch the ends together to create a single piece. (If you're using crocheted trim, you won't need to do this.)

  • How to knit or crochet a knit or crochet necklace. Gossip Girl Inspired Crochet Necklace - Step 2
    Step 2

    Add jumprings and the closure to the back of the necklace.

  • How to knit or crochet a knit or crochet necklace. Gossip Girl Inspired Crochet Necklace - Step 3
    Step 3

    Count out how many beads you need, and thread a headpin into each of them.

  • How to knit or crochet a knit or crochet necklace. Gossip Girl Inspired Crochet Necklace - Step 4
    Step 4

    Create a wire-wrapped loop for each bead using the following method:

  • How to knit or crochet a knit or crochet necklace. Gossip Girl Inspired Crochet Necklace - Step 5
    Step 5

    a) Use the chain-nose pliers to bend the pin at an angle to the bead.

  • How to knit or crochet a knit or crochet necklace. Gossip Girl Inspired Crochet Necklace - Step 6
    Step 6

    b) Grip near the bend with the roundnose pliers, and twist the wire around to make a loop.

  • How to knit or crochet a knit or crochet necklace. Gossip Girl Inspired Crochet Necklace - Step 7
    Step 7

    c) Keeping the roundnose pliers in the loop, use the chain-nose pliers to twist the end of the wire once around itself, just below the loop you made.

  • How to knit or crochet a knit or crochet necklace. Gossip Girl Inspired Crochet Necklace - Step 8
    Step 8

    d) Trim off the end of the wire with your wire-cutters, leaving about 3/16" to spare.

  • How to knit or crochet a knit or crochet necklace. Gossip Girl Inspired Crochet Necklace - Step 9
    Step 9

    e) Twist the remaining end of the wire below the first twist, so it is not protruding.

  • How to knit or crochet a knit or crochet necklace. Gossip Girl Inspired Crochet Necklace - Step 10
    Step 10

    Attach each bead to the crocheted neckpiece with the jumprings so the beads dangle and catch the light as you move.

  • How to knit or crochet a knit or crochet necklace. Gossip Girl Inspired Crochet Necklace - Step 11
    Step 11

    Wear with a low-cut dress or top to show off all of that dark sparkle at your neck.

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Katzilla
Katzilla · 14 projects
Your version is much prettier than the Gossip Girl necklace, I absolutely love it!

Where did you get the appliques?
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mariatsi
mariatsi · Nea Artaki, Thessalia Sterea Ellada, GR
Your necklace is much prettier than the Gossip Girl version! I love it!
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pcanjjaxdcd
pcanjjaxdcd · Singapore, SG
Man, I was hoping for a tutorial on how to crochet the lace... but it's an applique ):
The.Amazing.Smurffette
The.Amazing.Smurffette · Beaufort, South Carolina, US
Actually it is called 'tatting' but you use crochet stitches. It is very tricky to do but you can find many sites and pages for help on how to do it and can get supplies off of Amazon.
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Yizzimindi
Yizzimindi · Newcastle, New South Wales, AU · 1 project
That isn't crochet, it's lace. By the looks of it so is the original. I think your version is prettier though =)
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Emma A.
Emma A. · Kuwait City, Al Asimah, KW
GRET GOP
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Alice P.
Alice P. · Sydney, New South Wales, AU
You did a neat variation of the Gossip Girl one! I love it!!
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Myka M.
Myka M.
I like yours better than the one on gossip girl!
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ChocolateSprinkles
ChocolateSprinkles · Carson, California, US · 18 projects
SO pretty : )
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ChocolateSprinkles
ChocolateSprinkles · Carson, California, US · 18 projects
SO pretty : )
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Veronika V.
Veronika V.
Класс! Молодец!
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