Red Heart® Fall Festival Necklace

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by Kristen Stolzfus, Red Heart®

Red Heart® Fall Festival Necklace

Crochet pumpkin and candy corn motifs and then string them all together to make a necklace. It’s a wonderful way to use your crochet skills in a be-witching manner.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1+ hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of Pumpkin = 2” (5 cm) wide and 1” (2.5 cm) high; 16 slip sts worked into 16 chs = 4” (10 cm). Finished Measurements: Long Strand measures 35” (89 cm) and Short Strand measures 26” (66 cm). Note: All rows and rounds are worked with right sides facing.
  • 2
    For Candy Corn (Make 3) With Bright Yellow, ch 5. Row 1: Hdc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across – 4 hdc. Fasten off. Row 2: Join Pumpkin in first hdc, ch 2; work Beginning dc2tog, work dc2tog – 2 dc. Fasten off. Row 3: Join Soft White in first dc, ch 1; work Beginning sc2tog – 1 sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
  • 3
    For Pumpkin (Make 5) Using Pumpkin, make Adjustable Loop. Round 1: Ch 1, work 5 sc in ring; pull tail to close; do not join – 5 sc. Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around; join with slip st in first sc – 10 sc. Round 3: (4 dc, hdc) in next sc, hdc in next sc, sc in next sc, slip st in next sc, sc in next sc, hdc in next sc, (hdc, 4 dc) in next sc, skip next sc, slip st in next sc, skip last sc – 17 sts. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
  • 4
    Referring to photo, embroider a stem on each Pumpkin using Black.
  • 5
    For Short Strand Necklace: Place all motifs with right sides facing. With Glowworm, ch 35. Round 1: Referring to photo for placement, sc in edge of a Pumpkin; ch 15, sc in point of a Candy corn, ch 15, sc in edge of a Pumpkin, ch 35; join with slip st in first ch, being careful not to twist – 103 sts. Round 2: Without turning, slip st in each ch and sc around; join with slip st in first slip st. Fasten off.
  • 6
    For Long Strand Necklace: With Glowworm, ch 20. Round 1: Referring to photo for placement, sc in edge of a Pumpkin; ch 25, sc in point of a Candy corn, ch 25, sc in edge of a Pumpkin, ch 20, sc in point of a Candy corn, ch 25, sc in edge of a Pumpkin, ch 20; join with slip st in first ch, being careful not to twist – 140 sts. Sc in join of Short Strand. Round 2: Repeat Round 2 of Short Strand. Fasten off.
  • 7
    Weave in ends. Cut a 12-inch strand of Glowworm; referring to photo, bind both strands of Necklace together at join; weave in ends. Block if desired.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1+ hours

Project Supplies

  • Red Heart® Super Saver® Yarn Black 104604790
  • Red Heart® Super Saver® Yarn Pumpkin 104212583
  • Red Heart® Super Saver® Yarn Soft White 104212435
  • Red Heart® Super Saver® Yarn Glowworm 104772317
  • Red Heart® Super Saver® Yarn Bright Yellow 104212445
  • Susan Bates® Crochet Hook Size H-8/5.0 mm 104236387
  • Yarn needle
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