There’s no better way to dress up an outfit than with a cute DIY necklace. A handmade piece of jewelry can smarten up a suit, a formal gown, or a casual jeans-and-T-shirt ensemble. We’ve checked the trends and it’s official–chokers are all the rage this fall. These necklace patterns are especially ideal for jewelry makers. Choker necklaces range in length from 14-16 inches, which means they take up less supplies and look extra snappy.
With the right beads and design, you can make a choker that will work beautifully as a stashbuster as well as a statement of fashion. We’ve rounded up the best of our choker-style necklaces so you can get your fall jewelry collection updated and ready for the season.
If you like classics done up in brand-new ways, you’ll love the Audrey Hepburn Knotted Necklace. Chains and pearls are dressed up with some lovely texture in the form of knotted yarn. A beaded dangle gives the necklace an easy modern touch.
Perhaps minimalism fits your personal style. If so, the Seven String Crochet Necklace is the DIY jewelry piece you simply can’t do without. This lovely pieces uses basic crochet for texture and a pattern that’s sophisticated and beautifully simple. Use tried-and-true black strands, go bold and bright, or mix light and dark colors for a look that’s truly unique.
Punk is making a comeback this fall, and if you like to rock a bit of edginess, the Wrapped Tribal Choker is the perfect pattern for you. Bright colors and striking spikes will make everyone sit up and take notice. It’s the perfect way to quickly brighten up an outfit.
Elegance and glamor practically radiate off the Woven Seed Bead Necklace, which is perfect for any formal occasion. You’re sure to be the belle of the ball when you walk in wearing this amazing DIY necklace. Use metallic beads for a glittering effect or double your delight by mixing colors in the strands.
Go big and bold with the Speckled Curb Chain Necklace, a piece so striking that you’re sure to show it off as many times as possible. This design will look incredible paired with a warm jacket and a complementary hat. If you like your jewelry to have an impact, this DIY necklace is a must-have.
Want some more choker necklace inspiration? Check out these amazing patterns!
Will you be making a choker for the fall?