Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Twisted ladder stitch in Bead&Button


The June 2010 issue of Bead & Button has an article by Lisa Keith, teaching a very clever variation on the simple ladder stitch.  She shows how it can be used to create twisted bracelets or necklaces.  As I read through the instructions and saw how easy they were, I thought I'd point it out for those of you who aren't subscribers and who might like to pick up this issue.  This stitch could be used to create a gorgeous neckstrap for an art bead or pendant, using a different stitch from the customary spiral stitch that we all love. 

Above is a short little sample that I stitched in less than 15 minutes...it works up fast! 

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