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French-Knitted O Bead Bracelet
designed byCynthia Kimura
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueKnitting with Beads
Time1-3 hours
Approximate Size8 Inches

Rows of O Beads help the knitted WireLace pop in this tubular bracelet. I chose copper end caps from Patricia Healey for an extra special finish.

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There are so many ways to use O beads and WireLace. This idea brings the two components together in a fabulous knitted bracelet design. The O beads create a fun texture, while the WireLace adds breezy blue color. The look is completed with shining copper end caps and a bold trigger clasp. Discover how fun it is to combine new materials by learning how to make this bracelet!

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Add all available items to your cart at once or edit the quantities below. Nice choice! All or most of the products needed for this project are shown below with quantities. Sometimes we sell out of components and aren’t able to order more from the manufacturer (we know, it is very disappointing to us, too). Use the opportunity to mix up the design and make it yours by substituting similar products or altering the entire color scheme—it’s up to you!
WireLace Ribbon 1mm Aqua, 10-Yard Spool (30 Feet)
Code STRNG-0170
Material Colored Copper Brand WireLace Sold on Spools
3.8x1mm Czech Glass Crystal Full Labrador O Bead 8 gram Pack
Code BEADS-0441
Material Glass Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Czech Republic
3 $5.47 $4.92
Patricia Healey Copper Medium Drum End Cap
Code FIND-0760
Material Natural Copper Brand Patricia Healey Place Of Origin USA
Sterling Silver Clam Shell Bead Tip with 2 Rings
Material Sterling Silver .925 Place Of Origin USA
10 $0.41 $0.36
27x17mm Silver-Plated Trigger Clasp
Code SP-CL11
Material Silver-Plated
4 $1.50 $1.06
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring 0.04 x .35 (1. x 9.0mm)
Code SS-OJR40-F
Material Sterling Silver .925 Dimensions 9.0 x 1.0mm Outside Diameter 8.9mm Aspect Ratio 7.1x Thickness 18 Gauge Place Of Origin USA
8 $0.63 $0.48
925/10 Silver-Filled 3mm Open Jump Ring, 22 Gauge
Code FIND-0701
Material Silver-Filled Dimensions 2.9 x 0.6mm Aspect Ratio 2.7x Thickness 22 Gauge
60 $0.08 $0.06
French Knitter by Clover
Code TOOL-0174
Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-106
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