Spring Trellis Bracelet | Beads Direct
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Spring Trellis Bracelet

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To begin thread your needle with 2 metres of wildfire. Attach a stopper bead approx. 10 cm from the end.

Thread on the following combination of beads;

2 11/0, 1 8/0, 2 11/0, 1 SuperDuo

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This is your recipe for the outside of the bracelet. Repeat this combination until you have the length of your bracelet less 3cm for the clasp.

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Pick up 8 11/0, these will form the loop at one end to attach your clasp. Repeat the recipe for the outside of the bracelet until you have the same length as the first stage.

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Pick up 10 11/0 and remove the stopper bead. Tie a double knot to secure the threads together. Leave the tail of thread in place until the bracelet is completed.

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Continuing in the same direction go through the 2 11/0 and the first 8/0 you put on.

Pick up 2 11/0 and go through the second hole of the SuperDuo. Pick up 2 11/0 and go through the next 8/0. Repeat this step until you reach the last 8/0 on this side of the bracelet.

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Go through the 12 11/0 and first 8/0 on the other side. This forms the second loop to attach your clasp.

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Pick up 2 11/0 and go through the second hole of the SuperDuo. Pick up an 11/0 and go across and through the corresponding SuperDuo on the other side. Pick up an 11/0 and go through the first SuperDuo again to form a loop. This will draw the sides of your bracelet together.

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Pick up 2 11/0 and go through the next 8/0. Pick up 2 11/0 and go through the second hole of the next SuperDuo.

Repeat the joining move using 11/0’s. Continue joining the two sides of the bracelet together until you reach the last 8/0.

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Tie off your thread and weave the ends into your work. Attach a jump ring to one loop and a jump ring and clasp to the other loop.

Enjoy wearing your creation.

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