Three Row Starting Method

Th» stcond storting method incorporates all of the '•v :* t* 'o«s at once This gives a more equally •K t*'.' v- from the start However, when you first

¿r' t*v re ision ' ght. But persevere, since it gives a ¿'«at es • . ; three different colored size 8 seed >?aCs nelos tremendously with this technique.

The thread is passed over the first pair of orange heads.

2 :uiread on one topaz bead. Pass the needle back through the last bead added on the original row, then through the first bead of the next pair of red beads.

3 Thread on two topaz beads and pass the needle through the second red bead of that pair.

beading tip

/•f the r:nd of each row you are applying berth the last bead of Ihe row you are working on and the fir'.t bead of the nexl row.

5 Pass the needle through the second red bead of that pair and repeat as before

1 Thread a long beading needle with 1

ol beading thread. Pick up a bead and slid« , t(1 within 6 inches (15cm) ol the tail end 0t the thread. Bring the needle back up through the seed beads, creating a loop around it to l,*^ th( stop bead (this will be removed when the beadwork is complete). Thread a row o( 12 s^ beads, consisting of a single red bead lollov,« by pairs of alternating orange and led beady aim finishing with a single red bead—or, of cout* colors of your choosing.

4 Take the needle through the first bead of the next pair of red beads and add on two more topaz beads.

6 When you reach the end ci tt* row. P« needle through the single red bod- i™*3 * one topaz and one orange bead Thre»d W* down through the topaz be*1

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4 Take the needle through the first bead of the next pair of red beads and add on two more topaz beads.

9 When you hav* I single topaz be» orange and on* orange bead, by finally through t pair along

77ir <HHH?f bead becomes die first bead of tlic nest row now being atided.

7 Pass the needle up through the first topaz bead of the next pair along. Thread on two orange beads.

9 When you have threaded through the very last single topaz bead of the row, you then add one orange and one red bead. Go back through the orange bead, bypassing the red bead, then finally through the first orange bead of the next pair along.

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8 Thread through the second bead of the pair of topaz beads and continue along the row as before.

10 Continue working in the same way to build up several rows.

increasing between columns

When working herringbone stilci- increasing can be done between columns of pairs or between the pairs themselves.

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Work herringbone stitch in the usual way until you reach the point at which you requne an increase. As you move from one pur ol beads to the other, add a bead onto the loop b^oie you come up through the first bead of the next pai' This adds an increase of one bead Always start with one bead, then you can build up to two beads on the outside columns only, to g.ve a gentle increase

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