Here's my entry!
as a necklace:
as a choker:
clear view of the whole thing:
30 beads of your choice
Red Heart LusterSheen in sport-fine weight
1size US0/2.55MM crochet hook
Thread 30 beads.
Ch. 51 turn.
in 3rd stitch from hook 1/2dc each stitch (being sure to insert hook so there is only one strand underneath), ch1, turn.
*sc into front loop x4, slide bead into place, sc 4* repeat until end of row (uses 11 beads) tie off.
pick up 1 stitch in the end of the 1/2DC (this would be on the bottom of your work, or your starting chain) * Chain 6, slip stitch into 4th post, chain 8 slipst into 5thpost (from the last join), chain 10 slst into 6th post, ch8 slat into 5th post*, ch 14, slst into 7th post. reverse directions in the * and join at end using a slst into the last 1/2 DC.
Turn work, and #sc 9 around the chain, sliding bead into place on the 5th stitch. **bring hook around to front and work as a back post sc when you reach the "valley" placing a bead here as well. ** sc 11 around chain, placing bead on the 6th stitch, repeat *-*. sc13 around chain, placing bead in the 6th stitch. repeat **. sc11 around chain, placing bead on 5th stitch, repeat **. #sc17 around chain, placing beads at 5th 8th and 11th stitches. repeat **. reverse directions between #'s across remaining work. slst into the last 1/2 DC. tie off.
Weave in ends.
Measure 4 equal lengths of chain, and attach to crocheted piece using jump rings. attach two strands on each side with a jump ring, and attach clasp of your choice.
Admire your handy work and enjoy all the compliments you will get on your beautiful new pieces of jewellery!
Hope you enjoy, and try it out!