Monthly Archives: January 2013

Minimalist Seaming

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Tidy Stretchy Edges

When you were knitting the Beading Hearts Friendship Bracelet, did you recognize the Chain Stitch Selvedge from some of last year’s projects like the Lace Cable Bookmark and the Three Eyelets Sachet? The bracelet is worked sideways in garter stitch with a … Continue reading

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Reasons for Pulse Warmers

Last week in A Peek Behind the Scenes, I wrote about how the beads do not show on the wrong side of Beaded Garter Stitch. This is an advantage for articles to be used for warmth, since the beads (which can … Continue reading

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Ideas for finding places to buy beads

I have started a page for Bead Sources (under the Member Services menu at the KnitHeartStrings.com site). I encourage you to first check for sources of quality beads locally. Besides the obvious sources like bead shops (which unfortunately oftentimes do not have … Continue reading

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Bead Row Pre-Counting Tip

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Beaded Garter Stitch: A Peek Behind the Scenes

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Combining beads and yarn: Learning to make good choices

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