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Wednesday, 20 May 2009

Knitted wire jewellery cuffs

Hi all... I'm not going to bore you all with the details of why I've not been blogging recently but I am glad to be back. Now you know I like to try different things and as I've been promising myself for quite a while to try some knitted wire jewellery... I decided to have a bash at it and see what I could come up with.

I am well chuffed with how my pieces ended up. I used lots of chocolate and gold coloured wire and seed beads for this one.

The front is a folded knitted piece onto which I added a 3d beaded flower that I made.
Now the next piece has a little story attached of how NOT to make a knitted bracelet. You can not thread on your beads.... begin to knit and then throw a wobbly....or throw your needles.... ( can yer Chriss my pal....rofl) Ok well maybe that's a little bit of an exaggeration but partly true. Chriss wanted to learn how to make her own cuff but didn't quite get to grips with the concept... so although she chose the beads and threaded them etc....
I got to do the knitting.... finish it off and claim it for me own. So guess who's happy now ;-D
Hope you likeeeeee
hugs
Chris xx

11 comments:

Chriss Rollins said...

HAHAHA,
I was hopeless at it and refused to finish it.
You did a great job and deserve the finished beauty.

I adore your gorgeous chocolate one!!!
it's 01 26 and guess who couldnt sleep?

chriss x

Gez said...

Nice to see you to see you nice!...Hi Chris both cuffs are fabulous & you got to keep them both! haha that was lucky.

You have been missed. Gez.xx

Kath said...

great to have you back in bloggyland Chris and hey these cuffs are absolutely gorgeous...looks very complicated..you must have the patience of a saint.....look forward to seeing lots more
Big Hugs kath xxxxx

Sandy said...

Chris my friend, welcome back in the blogger world. I´ve missed you and your wonderful work.

These are FANTASTIC !!! OMG I love it.

Have a great Day my friend.

Karen said...

Likeeee????? I loveeee!!!!! These are incredible beautiful Chris and worth the wait!!!! I would love to have a bash at this, any clue's my lovely???

Great to have you back & hope things are well XXX

Shashi Nayagam said...

Wow what an eye candy love the bracelets. Missed you and I hope all is well at your end.

sesga loves 1950s said...

I Likeeeeeeeeeeeee a loteeeeeeeeee

Chriss so lovely to have you back I love what you have been making so beautiful .

love from sesga xx

Dawn said...

Well Am I glad you're back!!
.....and with such great creations too me likey very muchy - the pink one is gorgeous..

It looks so complicated I wouldn't know how to thread a bead never mind knit with wire. Shreddies are bad enough!!!! ROFL!!

SuzyB said...

Good to see you back Mrs - loving the knitted beadies! x

Calv said...

This piece is absolutely gorgeous Chris!

Looks stunning on the glass. You are very talented, i love that theres always something different to look at here.

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