Tutorial: Crocheted Cross Necklace

This crocheted cross necklaces is a great handmade gift to celebrate a baptism, communion or any special religious event.

Thread: DMC Cebelia crochet cotton size 30 in ivory or white

Hook: US 7 / 15.mm

Rnd 1: ch 5, sl st in first ch to form ring, ch 1, 1 sc in ring, (ch 6, sl st in side of last sc made, 3 sc in ring) 3 times, ch 9, sl at in 6th ch from hook, ch 3, sl st in side of last sc made, 2 sc in ring, join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 2: *(sc, 3 dc, sc, 3 dc, sc) in next ch sp, sl st in each of next 2 sc*, repeat from * to * 2 more times, (sc, 3 dc, sc) in next ch sp (sc, 3dc, sc, 3 dc, sc) in end ch sp, (sc, 3dc, sc) in next ch sp, sl st in last 2 sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Using fabric stiffener or a mixture of school glue and water, soak the cross, blot out extra and block to dry.

Using jewelry pliers, open chain rings and attach to sides of cross.

Find more crochet embellished necklace tutorials HERE.


{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

donna cogburn February 23, 2013 at 5:32 pm

just love the cross….thanks for the tutorial.


ANNE December 13, 2013 at 2:38 am

Love the pattern but would like to make the cross much larger. Any suggestions?


Michelle Reply:

Use larger thread and slightly larger hook.


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