This week I have been working on these vintage inspired crochet cuff and necklace accessories……. my latest designs …. ‘Celeste’ Necklace and ‘Bibi’ Cuff Bracelet. As usual I have to give all my designs old fashioned names and I think these suit them really well don’t you think?
So simple really, but so effective and vintage inspired. I have received so many compliments when wearing them. Mine are both in the cream colour as they coordinate with all my outfits. I thought why not write up the pattern into PDF downloadable pattern for you to make yourself. Of course they can also be purchased ready made if you would prefer. You can wear the Celeste Necklace on its own or with the Bibi Cuff Bracelet as a set…… they are so versatile!!!!
Of course I have used vintage shades as that’s just how I role …… but you could experiment with brighter shades and different yarns.
The yarns I chose
I have used Rico Essentials Cotton DK as its a mercerised cotton yarn that has a lovely sheen and it’s so lovely to work with. You can make quite a few items from just one 50gm ball of wool which makes it really cost effective. They make brilliant gift giving ideas too.
I’ve added the mother of pearl buttons to give them that vintage feel but you could add any type of button to make it more modern looking. My daughter loved the necklace but asked me to make it shorter so she can wear it as a choker! How cool is that ….. and she has gotten lots of compliments when out with her friends ….. so much so that I have 8 chokers to make for them!!!!!! Thankfully they are so quick and easy to make too.
Choosing your favourite colour
My favourite colour at the moment is the rose pink in the cuff…….
and the grey in the necklace ….
but to be fair they are all so pretty and can mix and match with lots of different wardrobe styles.
Full tutorials on my YouTube Channel
I have also been chatting about these items in my latest video VLOG so if you fancy joining me you will find me here……..
There are also full step by step tutorials on my YouTube channel on how to make both the crochet cuff and necklace designs …. Bibi Cuff and Celeste Necklace. If you prefer to have them made to order then they are both available to purchase in my shop.