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Lavender Garden Loomed Bracelet

About this design:

Imagine this loomed design in any palette and with any button. The clever knotted closure makes it adjustable. Add our Butterfly Link or any charm to the cord where it attaches to the Stitch-in Connector!

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

You will need a stitch-in connector, 3 hammertone rondelle beads, 2 oval jump rings, 1 butterfly link, 10" of leather cord 2mm, 8/0 seed beads, size D beading thread (one G), and an apple blossom button. Tools you will need, a loom, scissors, size 11 beading needle, pliers, and super glue. Note: the seed beads in the product list are close matches to what is shown in the image, please look closely and pick out your favorite color combinations. Or shop all 8/0 seed beads


Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Bead Legend
Step 2:
Bead Chart - Layout
  Step 3:
This pattern and instructions for adding the Stitch-in Connector will work with any bead loom type. Depending on your bead loom, instructions for setting up will vary.
The stitch-in features three holes spaced and shaped to fit as size 8/0 round seed beads. Each of the built-in beads will take the place of a bead in this pattern. The pattern incorporates the stitch-in connector in two places to create attachment points for a button and a leather closure. It is represented in the pattern and legend as Color D, the bronze color beads.
  Step 4:
Loom Set-up: String 10 warp threads onto your loom, per loom manual instructions.
  Step 5:
Row 1: Begin your weft thread with plenty of length, at least 36” to 40”, and anchor per your loom instructions, then string nine color C beads and complete Row 1. Most looms complete rows by bringing all nine beads, strung along the thread, under the warp threads, aligning them between each of the warps, and then bringing the needle back through the beads in the opposite direction, making sure to keep the needle above the warp threads.
  Step 6:
Row 2: string one Color B, seven Color C, and one Color B. Stitch back through the beads in the opposite direction, making sure to keep the needle above the warp threads.
Step 7:
Row 3: String two B, two C, then string one stitch-in through the first hole, ensuring the top loop is facing up, so that it will sit on top of the work when loomed in. (Fig 1) Bring the beads and button stitch in under the warps and align them between the warp threads. (Fig 2) Then string two C and two B and align the beads between the warp threads. Stitch back through all beads and the stitch-in above the warps in the same way you would complete a regular loomed row.
Step 8:
Row 4: String three B, one C, then bring your thread under the warp threads and pass the needle through the stitch-in’s middle hole (Fig 3). String one C and three B. Align the beads between the warps and complete the row with the thread passing back through all beads and the stitch in above the warp threads.
Step 9:
Row 5: Repeat Step 5, but with four B, then stitch through the top hole of the button stitch-in (Fig 4). String four B and complete the row. (Fig 5)
Step 10:
The rest of the pattern is loomed normally, here is the loom pattern:
Row 1 (L) (9)C
Row 2 (L) (1)B, (7)C, (1)B
Row 3 (L) (2)B, (2)C, (1)D, (2)C, (2)B Row 4 (L) (3)B, (1)C, (1)D, (1)C, (3)B Row 5 (L) (4)B, (1)D, (4)B
Row 6 (L) (1)A, (7)B, (1)A
Row 7 (L) (2)A, (5)B, (2)A
Row 8 (L) (3)A, (3)B, (3)A
Row 9 (L) (4)A, (1)B, (4)A
Row 10 (L) (1)C, (7)A, (1)C
Row 11 (L) (2)C, (5)A, (2)C
Row 12 (L) (3)C, (3)A, (3)C
Row 13 (L) (4)C, (1)A, (4)C
Row 14 (L) (1)B, (7)C, (1)B
Row 15 (L) (2)B, (5)C, (2)B
Row 16 (L) (3)B, (3)C, (3)B
Row 17 (L) (4)B, (1)C, (4)B
Row 18 (L) (1)A, (7)B, (1)A
Row 19 (L) (2)A, (5)B, (2)A
Row 20 (L) (3)A, (3)B, (3)A
Row 21 (L) (4)A, (1)B, (4)A
Row 22 (L) (1)C, (7)A, (1)C
Row 23 (L) (2)C, (5)A, (2)C
Row 24 (L) (3)C, (3)A, (3)C
Row 25 (L) (4)C, (1)A, (4)C
Row 26 (L) (1)B, (7)C, (1)B
Row 27 (L) (2)B, (5)C, (2)B
Row 28 (L) (3)B, (3)C, (3)B
Row 29 (L) (4)B, (1)C, (4)B
Row 30 (L) (1)A, (7)B, (1)A
Row 31 (L) (2)A, (5)B, (2)A
Row 32 (L) (3)A, (3)B, (3)A
Row 33 (L) (4)A, (1)B, (4)A
Row 34 (L) (1)C, (7)A, (1)C
Row 35 (L) (2)C, (5)A, (2)C
Row 36 (L) (3)C, (3)A, (3)C
Row 37 (L) (4)C, (1)A, (4)C Row 38 (L) (1)B, (7)C, (1)B Row 39 (L) (2)B, (5)C, (2)B Row 40 (L) (3)B, (3)C, (3)B Row 41 (L) (4)B, (1)C, (4)B Row 42 (L) (1)A, (7)B, (1)A Row 43 (L) (2)A, (5)B, (2)A Row 44 (L) (3)A, (3)B, (3)A Row 45 (L) (4)A, (1)B, (4)A Row 46 (L) (1)C, (7)A, (1)C Row 47 (L) (2)C, (5)A, (2)C Row 48 (L) (3)C, (3)A, (3)C
Row 49 (L) (4)C, (1)A, (4)C
Row 50 (L) (1)B, (3)C, (1)D, (3)C, (1)B Row 51 (L) (2)B, (2)C, (1)D, (2)C, (2)B Row 52 (L) (3)B, (1)C, (1)D, (1)C, (3)B Row 53 (L) (4)B, (1)C, (4)B
Row 54 (L) (1)A, (7)B, (1)A
Row 55 (L) (2)A, (5)B, (2)A
  Step 11:
When you reach row 50, string one B, three C, the first hole of the second stitch-in connector, three C, and one B. Complete the row with the thread passing back above the warp threads through all beads and the stitch-in.
  Step 12:
Row 51. String two B, two C then bring your thread under the warps and pass through the center hole of the stitch-in, string two C and two B. Complete the row with the thread passing back above the warp threads through all beads and the stitch-in.
  Step 13:
Row 52. String three B, one C, then bring your thread under the warps and pass through the last hole of the stitch-in, then string one C and three B. Complete the row with the thread passing back above the warp threads through all beads and the stitch-in.
  Step 14:
Finish the remaining rows 53-55 as normal, then remove from the loom and weave in warp threads per your loom manual’s instructions.
  Step 15:
Using chain nose pliers, open a jump ring and attach the apple blossom button to the stitch-in loop over row 4. Close jump ring.
  Step 16:
Cut a 10” length of 2mm leather cord. String the cord through the loop of the button stitch-in over row 52. Center cord in loop.
  Step 17:
Tie an overhand knot with both strands of the leather. *Measure from the knot along the cord approx. 17mm (a little over half an inch) and then tie another overhand knot with both strands. Tighten. * Repeat from * to create a second button loop for an adjustable closure. Trim leather and use a small amount of glue to secure the knots.
  Step 18:
Optional: Open one jump ring and attach to cord at the loop of the stitch-in connector. Before closing string on charm. Close jump ring.

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  1. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Love the innovative stitched-in connectors; will have to purchase a few of these!

  2. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Love the stitch in connectors and the butterfly links.
    Great design.

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