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Double Hex Honeycomb Bracelets | Tutorial

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Have you seen the new Honeycomb beads that just arrived? We can’t get enough of this versatile little bead – available in 20 different colours! Livvy from the warehouse team shares her designs using black Honeycombs with Swarovski Scarabaeus Green crystal bicones. Enjoy!

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Double Hex Honeycomb Swarovski Bracelet
Materials:
Black Nymo Thread (TC127)  x 1
Black Hex Beads (BG0417) x 2
Size 11 Black Seed Beads (11TR49) x 1
Silver Plated Clasp (F0300) x 1
6mm Swarovski Bicones (AC1582) x 1
Soldered Jump Ring (F1213)  x  1
Beading Needle (W474) x 1

Abbreviations:
BC Bicone
SB Seed Bead
FOT Fasten off Thread

Instructions:

  1. Cut and condition approx 2 metres of Nymo and thread through needle.
  2. Pick up 2 x SB 1 x Clasp 2 x SB. Push needle back through the first bead to create a loop and continue to push needle all the way back through the other beads and clasp a few times until secure.
  3. Push needle back down 2nd set of SB so that you have 2 x SB either side of the clasp. You are now ready to begin pattern.
  4. Add 4 x SB, 1 x Hex, 4 x SB . Continue to add in this way until you have reached your desired length.
  5. Add 2 x SB, 1 x Jump ring and 2 x SB. Repeat step 2 to secure the other end of the clasp.
  6. Push needle back down last 2 x SB to continue centre of bracelet.
  7. Pick up 4 x SB and push needle through opposite side of Hex bead, pick up 1 x BC and push needle through next Hex bead. Continue to pick up 1 x BC and push needle through Hex bead until you get back to the clasp.
  8. Push needle through the 4 x SB and clasp to come out the bottom ready to start 3rd row.
  9. Add 4 x SB , 1 x Hex. Push needle through BC. Add 1 x Hex and push needle through next BC.  Continue to add Hex beads in this way until you have reached the end.
  10. Repeat Instruction number 6 and then add 4 x SB. Push needle down through Hex Bead on outside edge of last row added. Continue to add 4 x SB and push needle through next Hex bead until row complete.

FOT and work ends back into work before cutting ends.



Single Hex Bead and Swarovski Bracelet

Materials:
Black Nymo Thread (TC127) x 1
Black Hex Beads (BG0417) x1
Size 11 Black Seed Beads (11TR49) x 1
Silver Plated Clasp (F0300) x1
6mm Swarovski Bicones (AC1582) x1
Soldered Jump Ring (F1213) x1
Beading Needle (W474) x1

Abbreviations:
BC Bicone
SB Seed Bead
FOT Fasten off Thread

Instructions:

  1. Cut and condition approx 2 metres of Nymo and thread through needle.
  2. Pick up 2 x SB 1 x Clasp 2 x SB. Push needle back through the first bead to create a loop and continue to push needle all the way back through the other beads and clasp a few times until secure.
  3. Push needle back down 2nd set of SB so that you have 2 SB either side of the clasp. You are now ready to begin pattern.
  4. Add 2 x SB, 1 x Hex, 2 x SB 1 x BC. Continue to add in this way until you have reached your desired length
  5. Add 2 x SB, 1 x Jump ring and 2 x SB. Repeat step 2 to secure the other end of the clasp.
  6. Push needle back down last 2 SB to continue 2nd side of bracelet.
  7. Pick up 2 x SB and push needle through opposite side of Hex bead, pick up another 2 x SB and push it through Bicone. Continue in this way until you get back to the clasp.
  8. FOT and work ends back into work before cutting ends.

Thanks for sharing your designs Liv! Stay tuned for more Honeycomb projects coming soon..

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