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Using the remaining thread, repeat steps 5-7.

[10] Pick up three Bs,and sew through the A your thread just exited and the first two Bs (figure 8, a-b).

[11] Pick up a 15° seed bead and two Bs. and sew through the next A, the last B in the previous stitch, and the first B just added (b-c). Repeat until you reach the last stitch.

[12] Pick up a 15° and a B, and sew through the first B in the first stitch, the A in the previous round, and the last B in the previous stitch (figure 9. a-b). Sew through the B just added, pick up a 15", and sew through the middle B in the next stitch (b-c). End the thread.

Neck straps

[1] On a comfortable length of Fireline, pick up four Bs, leaving a 10-in. (25 cm) rail. Sew through all four beads again, and position them so you have two stacks of two Bs side by side (figure 10). Picking up two Bs per stitch, work in ladder stitch (Basics) to make a ladder that is

10 stacks long (figure 11).

[2] With your thread exiting the bottom B of the end stack, pick up an A to turn, and sew up through the top B of the end stack (figure 12, a-b). Work a row of flat herringbone stitch (Basics) using As and two rows using Bs, and use an A for each turn (b-c).

[3] Work seven rows of herringbone with 6 mm bugle beads, using an A for the first turn and four Bs for each remaining turn (c-d). End and add thread as needed (Basics). Work two rows with Bs, a row of As, and two rows «if Bs, using four Bs for the first turn and an A for each remaining turn (d-o).

[4] Work two rows of herringbone with bugles using an A for ihe first turn and four Bs for rhe second turn (figure 13, a-b). Work a stitch with two bugles, pick up two As to form a bridge, and sew up through the next bugle (b-c). Work four stitches with bugles, turn with four Bs, and work four stitches with bugles (c-d). Sew down through rhe column of bugles, the As in the bridge, and up through the column of bugles after the split (d-e). Work a stitch with bugles, and turn (c-f).

[5] Work three more rows of herringbone with bugles, sewing through rhe columns of bugles and the As in rhe bridge each time you reach the split (f-g).

[6] Work a stitch, form a bridge with two As to create a second split, and work the rest of the row as before. Work another row, maintaining both splits (g-h).

[7] Work a partial row, maintaining the second split, then pick up an A, a 10°, and an A, sew through the next bugle, and work a stitch (b-i). Work two rows, picking up an A, a 10", and an A for a bridge in the first split, and maintaining the second split (i-j).

[8] Work a stitch, sew down through the next bugle and through the A-10"-A bridge, and work three stitches. Pick up two As to form a bridge in the second split, work a stitch, and turn (j-k). Work four stitches, pick up rwo As, work a stitch, and turn (k-l). Work three rows of bugles with no split (1-m).

[9] Work two rows with Bs, using four Bs for the first turn and an A for the second turn, a row of As with an A for the turn, and two rows of Bs with an A for each turn (m-n).

figure 14

[10] Work two rows with bugles (figure 14. a-b). Work a stitch, form a bridge with an A, work three stitches, form a bridge with an A, work a stitch, and turn (b-c). Work a row with bugles, maintaining both splits by sewing through both A bridges (c-d). Pick up a bugle, sew through a 10° near the back of the bezel, pick up a bugle (photo a), and sew down through rhe next bugle to connect the strap to the focal bezel (d-e). Pick up an A. a 10°, and an A, and sew up through the next bugle (e-f). Skip two or three 10tfs and two or three Bs in the bezel, and sew through the next B and the next bugle (photo b and f-g). Following the herringbone thread path and sewing through Bs around the base of the bezel, connect the next two herringbone stitches to the bezel. Skip a 10v and a B on the bezel, and connect the remaining stitch to rhe next 10- (g-h). Retrace the thread path a couple times to reinforce the connection, adding four Bs for the final step-up on each side (h-i). End the working thread, but do not end the tail.

[11] Repeat steps 1-9 to make a second strap. Skip two 10-'s and three Bs in the bezel, and repeat step 10 to connect the second strap as a mirror image of the first strap.

Toggle clasp Loop

[1] Center 22 lO'son IVt yd. (1.4 m) of Fireline, and tie them into a ring with a square knot (Basics). Sew rhrough a few 10vs to hide the knot. Pick up two As, skip a 10°, and sew through the next 10'J (figure 15. a-b). Work circular peyotc stitch (Basics) around the ring, adding two figure 14

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