Chain How to Bead

Step 1: You will need:
— nylon thread
— green seed beads 8/0
— blue seed beads 10/0
String eight green beads onto the thread.

Step 2:

Step 3: Pass the thread back up through the first bead.

Step 4: Pull the thread to make a circle. Place the beads uniformly.

Step 5: String eleven blue beads onto the right end of the thread.

Step 6: String eight green beads onto the right end of the thread.

Step 7: Make the second circle as previously.

Step 8: String eleven blue beads onto the right end of the thread. Then string eight green beads and make the third circle as previously.

Step 9: String five blue beads.

Step 10: Pick up the clasp and string five blue beads.

Step 11: Pass the left end of the thread back up through the bottom green bead of the previous circle.

Step 12: Tighten the thread.

Step 13: Pick up eleven blue beads.

Step 14: Pass the thread through the bottom green bead of the second circle.

Step 15: Pick up eleven blue beads.

Step 16: Pass the thread through the bottom green bead of the first circle.

Step 17: String five blue beads onto each end of the thread.

Step 18: Pick up the second part of the clasp and twist the ends of the thread to secure the pattern.

Step 19: The chain is complete!

Lesson added by Sergey Burlakov