Arm Knit Necklace

by Lorene on February 13, 2014

Recycled Silk Sari Ribbon
Arm Knit Necklace

A FREE Darn Good Yarn Pattern

I recently designed the next pattern for Darn Good Yarn (kit coming soon) and I had a little recycled silk sari ribbon left over. I decided to use it up and make a little free pattern bonus to go with the pattern.

free pattern for arm knit necklace made with recycled silk sari ribbon #cre8tioncrochet #darngoodyarn


This necklace is quick and easy to work up and fun to make. Also a great way to use up those scraps you just can’t bear to part with.

To make this necklace you will need to know how to arm knit. I recommend this video. It is the easiest one I have seen.

Materials
6-8 yards of Recycled Silk Sari Ribbon yarn by Darn Good Yarn- In 3-6 colors/strands
large holed beads- optional
jewelry findings- optional

free arm knit necklace pattern using recycled silk sari ribbon from Darn Good Yarn brought to you by Cre8tion Crochet

Three strand necklace:

  1. Using three strands of ribbon, cast on 4 stitches
  2. Arm knit for 5 rows and cast off on 6th row
  3. Tie a knot on either end of the finished knit (figure A)
  4. Skip to optional finish below

free pattern for arm knit necklace using recycled silk sari ribbon

Six strand necklace:

  1. Using six strands of ribbon, cast on 3 stitches
  2. Arm knit for 4 rows and cast off on 5th row
  3. Tie a knot on either end of the finished knit (figure A)
  4. Skip to optional finish below

dgy silk arm knit necklace 002

Figure A

Optional Finish:

  • You can add beads in any fashion you like and either tie your tails in a knot or add jewelry findings to give the necklace a more polished look.
    findings
  • I did my beads in two different ways. For the three strand necklace I simply strung on three beads (going through each strand) and tied a knot in between. I then took a couple scrap pieces of ribbon and tied a long knot in between each bead.
  • For the six stranded necklace I strung a bead using only 2 strands, tied all 6 strands together and repeated for 2 more beads.
  • I chose to add jewelry findings to my necklaces for a polished look. Be sure to measure where the necklace will lie before finalizing placement of findings.
  • Wear your new recycled silk sari necklace and enjoy.

*Disclaimer-  I was inspired to make this arm knitting necklace from a picture I saw of Vickie Howel, wearing an arm knit necklace during a demonstration on arm knitting at the CHA conference in January.  I have just been informed that she has also released a pattern for an arm knitted necklace.  I have not seen this pattern so I do not know how similar it is.  

You may also like the At The Bahamas Statement Necklace or the
Recycled Silk Sari Bracelet or Anklet or pictured below.

At the Bahamas Statement Necklace.  Free pattern by Cre8tion Crochet for Darn Good Yarn

2013-07-20 sari ribbon bracelet or anklet

Be sure to check out these other FREE Darn Good Yarn Patterns HERE

You can also purchase kits, including yarn and pattern, from Darn Good Yarn HERE

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Lorene Eppolite is the editor of Cre8tionCrochet.com and Cre8tiveLiving.com. In 2012 she started publishing free crochet patterns on her blog. She has been featured in The Yarn Box, Lion Brand Facebook page, Red Heart Facebook page, The Crochet Crowd and All Free Crochet. She is now the official crochet designer for Darn Good Yarns. She has also published patterns for Red Heart Yarns. Lorene and Cre8tion Crochet’s mission is to help other crafters find success with their business’. Connect with Lorene on Facebook.

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