12 October 2010 ~ 5 Comments



Wire Rope Crochet


Bead rope crochet is usually done with seed beads and polyester thread.  I find this type of beading easier with wire and extra small round paper beads.  They are easier to manipulate and the wire gives it form.  I used 28 gauge black craft wire and size 3 crochet hook.

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This is the type of bead crochet where you string all the beads you need first, approximately 48 inches for a 6 1/2-7 size wrist.

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The ruby color tear drop swarovski gives it the sparkle it needs, I just love how this turned out.

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I know, it is just paper beads but it somehow reminds me of exotic Thailand, it must be the ruby colored crystal and the black wire that gives it that mysterious look.

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This can definitely take you from day to evening, I think this will look pretty as a necklace also, don’t you think?  Hmmm… paired with little black dress.

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We have received some beads for the trade and I will be sharing that with you in upcoming posts, have we decided what you want to make yet?  I guess it is a toss between the memory wire and beads in orbit bracelet?

5 Responses to “Wire Rope Crochet”

  1. Deb 13 October 2010 at 1:08 pm Permalink

    I Love this bracelet! On the paper bead trade, I Love Both ideas so either one is great with me.

  2. Ashley Pun 13 October 2010 at 7:14 am Permalink

    I will be mailing my beads soon; also I think we should make the beads in orbit bracelet.

  3. Sara 13 October 2010 at 7:00 am Permalink

    That’s very pretty. Sorry, but I’ve missed where to send my beads for the trade. Could you please get me that address?

  4. Linda R 12 October 2010 at 8:09 pm Permalink

    Love this bracelet! I vote for the memory wire bracelet for the paper bead trade.

  5. Gisela 12 October 2010 at 4:20 pm Permalink

    Boy, this is beautiful. The only problem I see would be with the large number of beads. 48 inches is quite a lot. I have recently been playing around with wire a bit too and this is a great project to keep in mind. You come up with the most wonderful ideas.


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