Solar Flare 3-in-1 Pattern Download

Brighten up your wardrobe with a three-in-one convertible piece of kumihomo jewelry! Wear it as a long necklace or separately as a short necklace and matching bracelet.
SKU: EP18285

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This bright galactic-inspired necklace is a convertible piece that can be worn in a multitude of ways. Using the Kumihimo technique and simple wire working, you can create a three-dimensional, versatile masterpiece.


  • Polygon stitch
  • Tubular peyote stitch


  • 20 g hot pink galvanized size 8° Japanese seed beads
  • 7 g cobalt rainbow opaque size 8° Japanese seed beads
  • 138 metallic ultra-violet 4 x 2mm Teacup beads
  • 138 russett orange 4 x 2mm Teacup beads
  • 138 gold satin hyacinth 4x2mm Teacup beads
  • 138 nebula blue 4 x 2mm Teacup beads
  • 1 pink/gold/blue 34mm square pressed-glass shank button
  • 4 antiqued copper 5 x 12mm crimp ends (inside diameter 3mm)
  • 4 antiqued copper 7mm magnetic clasps
  • 4 antiqued copper 6mm oval jump rings
  • Pink Superlon medium-weight Tex 210 beading cord
  • 24" of brown 20-guage craft wire
  • Instaneedle cord stiffener
  • Superglue gel
  • Two-part epoxy glue


  • Scissors
  • Kumihimo weight (25 - 50 grams)
  • 6" round kumihimo disk
  • Kumihimo Traveller stand (optional)
  • Big-eye needle
  • 8 kumihimo bobbins
  • Toothpicks
  • Empty seed bead tube or 1/2" dowel rod
  • 2 pairs of chain or flat-nose pliers
  • Wire cutters

Finished Size: Long necklace: 29"; Short necklace: 20"; Bracelet: 8"

Originally Published: Beadwork, December 2019/January 2020

Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU EP18285
Product Type Pattern Download
Number Of Pages 3
File Type PDF
Author/Designer Maggie Thompson
Theme Whimsical
Technique Kumihimo, Simple wireworking
Project Necklace
Difficulty Level Moderate
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