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Use a simple crochet chain stitch to make this statement necklace
There are lots of knotted necklaces around in shops that look so complicated to DIY, but this version is easy and quick to make!

Posted by Make and Fable from Nottingham, England, United Kingdom • Published See Make and Fable's 9 projects »
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  • How to braid a necklace. Knotted Statement Necklace - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut a 50cm length of cord (if using a material thicker than 5mm, you may need to allow more) and create a loop by bringing the right side down and up over itself.

  • How to braid a necklace. Knotted Statement Necklace - Step 2
    Step 2

    Still working with the right end of the cord, bring it back down behind the loop you made in step 1. It should look like a pretzel!

  • How to braid a necklace. Knotted Statement Necklace - Step 3
    Step 3

    Pull up the same section of cord up through the middle of the pretzel shape just enough to form another loop.

  • How to braid a necklace. Knotted Statement Necklace - Step 4
    Step 4

    Tighten the knot, leaving the loop you created in step 3. Repeat steps 2 & 3, bringing the long end of cord behind the loop and pulling it up to form a new loop another 5 or 6 times.

  • How to braid a necklace. Knotted Statement Necklace - Step 5
    Step 5

    Form the knotting into a curve, trim off the ends and attach a fold over end to each side. Cut the chain into 2x 15cm pieces and use jump rings to fasten the chain to the fold over ends and clasp.

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