One of the first beadweaving stitches that many people learn to do is the simple spiral stitch. It's a stitch that I find myself coming back to from time to time, trying new variations, or sometimes just enjoying the simple rhythm as a way to clear my mind in between larger projects. Just before Christmas, I found myself with a free evening and no energy to start a large project, so out came the beads and in no time I had this pretty spiral rope. Now to figure out what to do with it...
I posted a hand-drawn tutorial years ago, and although it's a bit embarrassing in its simplicity, it still gives you the basic steps. For my current spiral, I used size 6/0 seed beads for the core (shown in black on the illustrations) and 3mm druks surrounded on each side by two size 11/0 seed beads (shown in white).
Repeat from Step 2
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