Star of Butin by Laura Nelkin
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Star of Butin

Knitting
October 2016
Mercerized Pima Cotton
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
US 3 - 3.25 mm
9 yards (8 m)
Approx. 3 inches high, blocked
This pattern is available for $5.00 USD buy it now

Oooohhh… this ornament is ALL.ABOUT.BEADS! (With a few knit stitches in between!)

There is a kit for Star of Butin that comes in 4 different colors… so fun!

Star of Butin is knit from the outside in with beads slipped in between stitches. It uses a German Twisted cast on with beads, but don’t worry! I made a video for you! Star of Butin is inspired by one of my first jewelry patterns, Butin Collar.

Star of Butin is blocked and stiffened when finished. There is a DETAILED blog post on how to do this here.

Beads and other Materials:
296 Size 8/0 glass seed beads (8 grams) (A- smaller)
63 Size 6/0 glass seed beads (6 grams) (B- bigger)
Dental floss threader (for stringing beads)
Stiffening agent