Ads Top

5 Great Bead Crochet Rope Tips and Chart

Have you ever tried making bead crochet ropes?  If so, you will know how tricky it is to get started on the tube.  Here are a couple of ways to tackle this awkwardness.

1. The first tip is from beadcrochetlessons where a Philips screwdriver (or Allen keys) are used to help maintain the tube in the beginning.

5 Great Bead Crochet Rope Tips and Charts


2. Sharon of Knot-Cha-Cha suggests using a starter tube.  The starter tube may not be pretty, but the real section will be!


3. Fusion Beads has a tutorial on how to make an invisible join. This is so you can turn the bead crochet into a continuous rope for a bangle or claspless necklace.

4. Fire Mountain Gems has a very useful chart for matching bead sizes with yarn or thread thickness
and needle and hook sizes.

5. There is a difference between slip stitch and single crochet bead crochet. They look similar unless you know how to tell them apart. The first one, slip stitch,  is most commonly used - see this video tutorial by Candice Sexton.  However, there are advantages to using single crochet.  Reckless Beading has a great post on the pros.


 Before You Go:

300 X 250 banner

Disclosure
This blog contains affiliate links. I do receive a small fee for any products purchased through affiliate links. This goes towards the support of this blog and to provide resource information to readers. The opinions expressed are solely my own. They would be the same whether or not I receive any compensation.

______________________________
Original Post by THE BEADING GEM
Jewelry Making Tips - Jewelry Business Tips 

2 comments:

  1. just a note to say I for one do not mind having to go to the blog to see the articles. I love your blog and appreciate all the research you do to keep it current. Since I do a variety of crafts I love that you do too. Keep up the great work. blog subscriber at auravisionrose@peoplepc.com

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks so much for your understanding and kind words. They mean a lot to me.

      Delete

You're AWESOME! Thanks for the comment and feedback. You do make a difference on my blog!

Powered by Blogger.