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How to make beaded stitch markers February 25, 2010

Posted by hollyspinner in Craft, jewelry, Knitting, Life, Tutorial.
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Here is a nice little tutorial on how to make a simple beaded stitch marker.  This is a great project to use up some of those left over beads.

Supplies:
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  • A jump ring – in a size that will fit your knitting needle
  • A head pin
  • A seed bead – with a large enough hole to fit the head pin
  • A larger bead – for this project I used 6mm Red Howlite round beads
  • Round nosed pliers
  • Needle nosed or chain nosed pliers

The How-To

  1. Place the large bead on the head pin.
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  3. Place the seed bead on top of the large bead on the head pin.
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  5. With the round nosed plies made a loop at the top of the head pin.
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  7. Using the needle nosed pliers snug the end of the head pin down into the seed bead.
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  9. Open the jump ring.
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  11. Place the bead onto the jump ring.
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  13. Close jump ring.
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That is all there is to it.

Make one, make fifty.

Keep them all for your own knitty project or give them as gifts to all your fiber friends

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Comments»

1. alpaca farms - May 27, 2012

That is so cute! Alpacas,fiber,all of the above.And for a sweet little one too.You are so sweet…


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