Single-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Seed Beads

Necklace

STEP 1
Cut a 4-foot length of C-lon® thread then thread a beading needle. String a stop bead, leaving a 6-inch tail.
STEP 2
Attach a 6mm jump ring to the ring of a lobster claw clasp.
STEP 3
Pick up two matte metallic green 1.8mm square seed beads, one silver-lined olive green #8 seed bead, and two matte metallic green 1.8mm square seed beads.
STEP 4
Create a 20-inch length of St. Petersburg Stitch.

Note: View the ''How to Create the St. Petersburg Stitch'' illustrated instructions for additional details.
STEP 5
Pass through the jump ring added to the lobster claw clasp 2 - 4 times, pull tight, then weave through adjacent beads to secure. For additional security add a knot.
STEP 6
Cut a 3-foot length of thread then thread a beading needle.
STEP 7
Pass through a #8 seed bead approximately 5-1/2 inches from the beginning of the St. Petersburg stitch twice. Pull tight then pick up six square seed beads.
STEP 8
Create a 10-inch length of Double St. Petersburg Stitch.

Note: View the ''How to Create the Double St. Petersburg Stitch'' illustrated instructions for additional details.
STEP 9
Remove the stop bead and repeat Step 5 to add a 6mm jump ring to the opposite end of the necklace.

Earrings

STEP 1
Cut a 3-foot length of thread then thread a beading needle. String a stop bead, leaving a 6-inch tail.
STEP 2
Pick up two matte metallic green 1.8mm square seed beads, one silver-lined olive green #8 seed bead, and two matte metallic green 1.8mm square seed beads.
STEP 3
Create a 1-1/2 inch length of St. Petersburg Stitch.
STEP 4
Weave through adjacent beads to secure the thread. For additional security add a knot.
STEP 5
Cut a 3-foot length of thread then thread a beading needle.
STEP 6
Pass through the stop bead of the St. Petersburg stitch twice, pulling tight, leaving a 6-inch tail.
STEP 7
Pick up six square beads then create a length of Double St. Petersburg Stitch that matches the St. Petersburg created previously.
STEP 8
Weave through adjacent beads to secure the thread. For additional security add a knot.
STEP 9
Remove the stop bead from one tail thread then thread a beading needle. Pass through a 6mm jump ring 2 - 4 times, pull tight then weave through adjacent beads to secure. For additional security add a knot.

Repeat to secure the second tail thread.
STEP 10
Pass the loop of an ear wire through the jump ring.
STEP 11
Repeat Steps 1 - 10 to create a second earring.

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