Knit and Felt Bead Bangles by Claire Fairall Designs

Knit and Felt Bead Bangles

September 2013
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 11 - 8.0 mm
55 yards (50 m)
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Out of print. This pattern was available for free

A stunning felt bead bracelet, made with alternating medium and small beads for added interest.
It is quick to make and fun to wear.
This pair of bracelets can be made from just one 50g ball of felting wool.
Simply knit the beads, and then wash them to transform them into felt,
My clear and detailed pattern guides you through every step from knitting, to felting and stringing your bracelets.

Bead size, Small 2cm (0.8”) diameter
Medium 3cm (1.2”) diameter

25g (25m) ball felting / filz wool, per bracelet

suitable yarns include :-Rico creative Filz, Lana Grossa Feltro or Schoeller Und Stahl Filzi, (50m /50g per ball)

You will also need
Sharp large eye sewing needle

Basic knitting stitches used in this design
k1row= knit one row
p1row = purl one row
kfb = make a stitch by knitting into the front and then into the back of the same stitch.
k2tog = Knit the next 2 stitches together

SUITABLE FOR- Confident beginners