Sunday, August 14, 2005

Chunky Man's Necklace Pattern

Chunky Man’s Necklace

1. Cord of preference, comfortable against, skin, for a man, bulkier yarn often preferred.
2. 9 beads, 5 of one kind, 4 of another.
3. Macrame Board

4. Cut outside cord 3 yards and inside cord 1 1/2 yards long in length.
5. Tie together in center and pin to board thru knot this makes four ends. Cords 1 and 4 are 1 1/2 yards each and 2 and 3 are 3/4 yards each
6. Measure neck and mark board, indicating center. Note: Add beads to cords 2 & 3.
7. Make 3 square knots and drop 1/2 inch to make square knot. Continue in this manner.
8. Make 3 square knots on opposite end.
9. Turn under & glue or sew.
Fasten with hook & eye.

1 comment:

Adrian said...

Carolyne, thank you so much for including this post in your blog. I am so glad you enjoyed reading about the ritual macrame that is part of every prayer shawl worn by Jewish men and women in order to increase their "kavannah", their intent to focus their hearts in prayer.