How to Knot a Deerskin Lace Necklace – Get Knotty! By Becky Nunn

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Learn how to make this fun and funky leather necklace by Becky Nunn from Nunn Designs. Click here to download the pdf instructions.

DSC_0246-get-knotty SUPPLIES NEEDED:
SM4943 – 26” of 3mm Dark Brown Ultra Micro-Fiber Suede
BM3554 – 2 3.5mmx4mm Antique Silver Plated Faceted Round Bead
BM3330 – 2 9mm Antique Silver Plated Brass 16 Gauge Textured Open Jump Rings
BM3334 – 1 17mm Antique Silver Plated Brass 13 Gauge Grande Rope Textured Open Jump Ring
BM0384 – 1 15 x 9 Antique Silver Plated Brass Lobster Claw Clasp
BM3338– 1 12mm Antique Silver Plated Brass 13 Gauge Large Rope Textured Open Jump Ring
PE3384 – 1 16 x 13mm Antique Silver Plated Rustic Heart Charm

TOOLS NEEDED:
TL0103 – 2 Pair of 5 inch Basic Flat Nose Pliers
1 Pair of Scissors
A Ruler

DSC_0252-get-knottyDSC_0274-get-knottySTEP 1:
Assemble your toggle and clasp set. Using your pliers, open one of your 9mm Antique Silver Plated Brass 16 Gauge Textured Open Jump Ring. Open your second 9mm Antique Silver Plated Brass 16 Gauge Textured Open Jump Ring and thread on your 15 x 9 Antique Silver Plated Brass Lobster Claw Clasp. Close the jump ring.

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STEP 2:
Measure out 26” of 3mm Dark Brown Ultra Micro-Fiber Suede. Using your scissors, cut each end of the Dark Brown Ultra Micro-Fiber Suede at a sharp angle, this will make a point that will be easy to thread through the 3.5mmx4mm Antique Silver Plated Faceted Round Bead.
TIP: You might need pliers to pull the suede through.

DSC_0314-get-knottySTEP 3:
Thread on one of the 3.5mmx4mm Antique Silver Plated Faceted Round Beads onto the 3mm Dark Brown Ultra Micro-Fiber Suede.

DSC_0322-get-knottyDSC_0345-get-knottySTEP 4:
Thread your preassembled 9mm Antique Silver Plated Brass 16 Gauge Textured Open Jump Ring and 12mm Antique Silver Plated Brass 13 Gauge Large Rope Textured Open Jump Ring onto the 3mm Dark Brown Ultra Micro-Fiber Suede and fold the suede upon itself. Using your ruler, measure from the edge of your 12mm Antique Silver Plated Brass 13 Gauge Large Rope Textured Open Jump Ring 4” and tie a knot.

DSC_0349-get-knotty DSC_0361-get-knottySTEP 5:
Using your ruler again, place your 12mm Antique Silver Plated Brass 13 Gauge Large Rope Textured Open Jump Ring (now knotted onto the 3mm Dark Brown Ultra Micro-Fiber Suede) at the 0 mark and measure 18” of the 3mm Dark Brown Ultra Micro-
Fiber Suede. Thread on the 9mm Antique Silver Plated Brass 16 Gauge Textured Open Jump Ring with the 15 x 9 Antique Silver Plated Brass Lobster Claw Clasp. The 9mm Antique Silver Plated Brass 16 Gauge Textured Open Jump Ring should be right at the 18” mark where it folds over and then knots.

DSC_0382-get-knottySTEP 6:
Thread on your second 3.5mmx4mm Antique Silver Plated Faceted Round Bead and tie a knot at the end.

DSC_0395-get-knottyDSC_0410-get-knottySTEP 7:
Find the center of the assembled 3mm Dark Brown Ultra Micro-Fiber Suede Knotted Necklace and attach the 17mm Antique Silver Plated Brass 13 Gauge Grande Rope Textured Open Jump Ring.

buytry_52F7786-get-knotty-beautySTEP 8:
Now you are ready to add charms and complete your necklace. Yahoo!

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