Monday, April 14, 2014

Bead crochet yourself a happy bracelet!


I realized it had been a couple of years since I sat down and made some crocheted bead bracelets, and now I had the perfect opportunity!  The bright pink rubberized faceted glass beads from Fire Mountain Gems were the inspiration.



Using a #4 crochet hook and some C-Lon cord from Marion Jewelry in Fiber, I strung on all of the FMG beads plus some size 6/0 seed beads in between.  Then I sat down to crochet while a certain show that I won't admit to watching was playing in the background :-)

I found that one stitch was fine for each of the seed beads, but I needed to add an extra stitch on each side of the larger beads.  The bracelet grew and grew, which made me really happy!  I wanted one which wrapped four times around my wrist, and it turned out to be exactly the right length, without me having to add extra chain stitches.  Lucky me!

Such a simple, easy project...and just perfect for spring.


As regards FTC disclosure guidelines: I have received some of the above products free of charge from Fire Mountain Gems in order to write a review and/or create a project free of charge for you. 

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3 comments:

Berina RGA said...

beautiful bracelet!! the pink beads are so nice!!
-Berina
Moxie Craftie

Eileen The Artful Crafter said...

Rubberized faceted beads? I need some of those! Cute bracelet, Cyndi,

Cherie Burbach said...

Love this! I've never crocheted a bracelet but I might try now. Love the look of this.

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