Make this knitted leaf necklace nice and long to accessorize your long tunics and leggings. Or double the yarn and bump up the needle size and knit this up as a belt!
Approximately 40” long
1 Ball BERROCO SUEDE DELUXE (50 grs), #3904 Hopalong Gold
2 Double pointed knitting needles, size 6
There are no gauge requirements for this necklace
With double pointed needles, cast on 2 sts and work I-Cord as follows:
** Row 1: * K2, do not turn work. Slide sts to beg of needle to work next row from RS. Rep from * for 2”.
Leaf: Row 1 (RS): K1, yo, k1 – 3 sts. Turn.
Row 2: K1, (k1, yo, k1, yo, k1) all in yo, k1 – 7 sts. Knit 8 rows.
Dec Row (RS): SSK, k to last 2 sts, k2 tog – 5 sts. Knit 1 row. Rep the last 2 rows once more – 3 sts.
Next Row (RS): SSK, k1 – 2 sts. Rep from ** 11 times more – 12 leaves. On last leaf, work Next Row as sl 1, k2 tog, psso – 1 st. Fasten off.
Sew cast-on edge of first section of I-Cord to base of first leaf forming a loop. Draw last leaf through loop to fasten. More leaves may be pulled through loop to adjust length of necklace.