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Someone gave me a necklace like this. I loved it so much that I decided to make them for everybody for Christmas one year. I used Ladder Ribbon Yarn* and this is how I did it.
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I crocheted 5 single strands with 50 chain stitches, leaving a long tail (about 13 inches) on each side. I used a size G/4.25MM crochet hook.
Then I tied them together. The picture below shows the left side knot tied tightly, and the right side looser, so you can see the knot.
Then using a tinier crochet hook, I pulled all of the ends through a coordinating pony bead.* Clear works very well if you don’t want to buy a bunch of different colors. After all of the ends are through the pony bead, tie them into a single knot. Trim the ends evenly.
And then the bead can slide up or down, depending how long you want the necklace to hang once you put it on!
I made several different colors for myself (in addition to the ones that I made for gifts) and wear them frequently. I like to wear them at about the length shown in the picture below.
Then this is to show you how much you could shorten the length with the bead if you preferred. I don’t wear it like that though….