Pattern: Pink & Purple Beaded Round Kumihimo Braid

Pattern: Pink & Purple Beaded Round Kumihimo Braid

Posted by Eureka! Beads on 28th Mar 2019

Use our pattern information to create your very own beaded kumihimo braid - this project features pink 6/0 glass seed beads and purple 6mm bicone glass crystal beads.

MATERIALS REQUIRED

  • 180 x 6/0 Pink Glass Seed Beads
  • 2 Glue-In Leather End Caps
  • 2 x 6mm Strong Jump Rings
  • 1 x Fancy Clasp
  • #9 Black Nylon Beading Cord
  • Large Keyring
  • 60 x 6mm Purple Bicone Glass Crystal Beads

TOOLS REQUIRED

  • Round Kumihimo Board
  • Thread Zapper
  • E-6000 glue
  • Big Hole Beading Needle
  • 8 Bobbins

INSTRUCTIONS

This project works with an 8 warp round braid and beads. We have used size 6/0 seed beads as the base beads, with 6mm bicone glass crystal beads as a feature. Use the following pattern information and work with our beaded kumihimo project to recreate this project on your own!

  • purple 6mm bicone glass crystal feature beads on strands #32 and #16
  • pink 6/0 glass seed base beads on strands #1, #8, #9, #17, #24 and #25
  • for a bracelet, we used 30 beads on each strand
  • size #9 nylon cord works well with these beads
  • size #9 nylon cord produces a 3mm "plain braid", fits well into 3mm glue in leather ends
  • see our beaded kumihimo project for basic instructions

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