Knit Beaded Jewelry Pattern
Choose a yarn (DK or sock/lace weight), beads that complement the yarn color, and a clasp; and make inexpensive, beautiful art-to-wear jewelry for yourself or gifts for loved ones.
Three simple beading charts are provided to customize your pieces:
Chart 1: Small Diamonds
Chart 2: Small/Large Diamonds
Chart 3: Allover Pattern
Necklaces and bracelets are worked from side-to-side in stockinette stitch. Bracelets can be left in their naturally occurring rolled state or wet blocked flat.
DK or sock/lace weight yarn: 6-20 yds)
US size 5 or 2 needles (gauge is not important)
Beads size 6.0/E: 30-300 (depending on design and length)
Toggle or plunge clasp: 1/2"-1" diameter
Long eye beading needle for stringing beads
Small yarn needle for sewing clasp and weaving tails
Pictured: Knit Beaded Necklaces and Bracelets in:
ShiBui Baby Alpaca DK
Kraemer Sterling Silk & Silver wool/silver
Kraemer Tatamy Tweed DK cotton/acrylic
Sirdar Snuggly Baby Bamboo DK
Debbie Bliss Angel mohair/silk
These designs won 2 ribbons at the 90th Annual Los Angeles County Fair, August 30-September 31, 2012!
Experience Level: Advanced Beginner
Price: $ 7.50 ea