Twisted Road Necklace by Shirley J. Moore

Need a sturdy rope technique? Shirley J. Moore’s Twisted Road Necklace features a rope, formed with a right-angle weave variation embellished with netting and a peyote- and herringbone-stitched clasp, that can support a focal bead or shine on its own. Find it today in Beadwork April/May 2018 in digital or print.


Techniques:
Right-angle weave variation
Netting
Flat and tubular peyote stitch
Herringbone stitch

Project level: Intermediate

Materials list:
3 g champagne galvanized size 15° seed beads (A)
2 g matte turquoise galvanized size 15° seed beads (B)
1 g champagne galvanized size 11° seed beads (C)
4 g bronze-lined aqua rainbow size 11° seed beads (D)
20 g matte light green galvanized size 8° seed beads (E)
10 g aqua bronze-lined rainbow size 8° seed beads (F)
2 matte gray 5×3mm fire-polished rondelles (G)
Smoke 6 lb FireLine braided beading thread

Tools:
Scissors
Size 11 beading needle

Finished size: 24″

Tip:
Use a contrasting bead color to work peyote stitch off of the right-angle weave. It makes it easier to see where to add the embellishment.

Twisted Road Necklace

Alternate colorway:
3 g silver galvanized size 15° seed beads (A)
2 g metallic copper size 15° seed beads (B)
1 g metallic brown iris size 11° seed beads (C)
2 g metallic gold size 11° seed beads (D1)
2 g silver galvanized size 11° seed beads (D2)
20 g bronze size 8° seed beads (E)
10 g metallic brown iris size 8° seed beads (F)
Smoke 6 lb FireLine braided beading thread

SHIRLEY J. MOORE is a huge fan of seed beads, and creating patterns with them is her obsession. Shirley teaches classes at her local bead store and has published several patterns. She can be contacted at shirleymooredesigns@gmail.com.


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2 Comments

  1. Suzanne C at 3:58 am March 28, 2018

    Nice, but where are the instructions? Or at least a link to them?

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