Cobblestone Path Bracelet

Time
2
Cost
2
Level
2

Designed by

Rochelle Petersen,

United States

Technique

Free Beadweaving

Dimensions

7-1/2" bracelet with a 3/4" Toggle clasp

Materials

36 Czech Mate Tiles - color #1 Ultra Luster Opaque Green; cti-a
17 Czech Mate Tiles - color #2 Opaque Rose/Gold Topaz Lister; cti-b
36 Czech Mate Bricks Opaque Rose/Gold Luster; cbr
1 g size 11/0 Rose/Gold/Topaz seed beads; sb
2 g size 11/0 Rose Lined Topaz triangle seed beads; tr
32 color lined Rose 2mm Cubes; cu
10 ft 8 lb Fireline
1 size 10 needle
1 toggle clasp
1 pair of scissors or thread burner

NOTE: Directions are written working away from clasp, rotating bracelet each pass.
Medium Tension, Bracelet will buckle and line will break if too tight.

For Starman Inc., USA

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    1

    Cut 2 m (2.2 yd) of Fireline and thread a needle. Tie the thread to the toggle clasp’s ring with a knot, leaving 15 cm (5.9 in) hanging. Begin threading. Pick up 6 sb, 9 times (1 cti-a, 1 cbr, 1 cti-b and 1 cbr), 1 cti-a and 5 sb, and go through the ring of the toggle clasp.

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    2

    Pass back through the first sb. Pick up 1 sb and pass through the next but one sb. Pick up two sb’s and go through the second hole of the connected cti. * Pick up 1 cbr and go through the second hole of the next cti. Starting at * repeat until reaching the last cti. Pick up 2 sb and pass through the third following cb. Pick up 1 sb and pass through the next but one sb and the following sb after that. Pass back through the loop of the clasp’s bar-end and repeat the same thread path.
    Important: Work with a loose thread tension so that the thread channels on the bigger beads remain accessible for the following steps.

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    3

    Pass back to the first cti-a, pick up 1 tr and go through the second hold of the following cbr. * Pick up 1 cti-a and pass through the second hole of the following cbr. Starting at * repeat, while alternating the colors as follows: thread 1 cti-b, then 3x 1 cti-a. Repeat until the end of the row. Pick up 1 tr and pass through the first hole of the last cti-a, turn around through the clasp beads and pass forward through the second hole of the last cti-a. Pick up 1 tr and go through the second hole of the following cbr. Finish the second edge in the same way but in reverse order. At the end, pick up 1 tr and pass through the other hole of the last cbr towards the middle of the bracelet.

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    4

    Pick up 1 tr and pass through the first thread channel of the next outlying cti-a (the tr lies against the edge of the first cbr). Pick up 1 tr and pass through the opposing hole of the second cbr (the tr lies against the edge of the second cbr). Repeat this step continuously until the end of the row, doing so with medium thread tension. Return and repeat this step in reverse order in the back row. Pass back through the beads securing the clasp, the thread coming out of the tr over the cbr of the other edge.

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    5

    Pass through the outlying hole of the cbr. Pick up 1 tr and pass through the outlying hole of the following cti. * Pick up 1 cu and go through the next cti. Starting at * repeat until the end of the row, tightening the thread. Pick up 1 tr and pass back through the second hole of the cti passed through last. Pass through all following cbr’s and cti’s until reaching the other narrow edge, tightening the thread. Pass back through the outlying edge and return through the next beeds to finish the other edge in the same way. Attach the thread-ends to each other, knot and cut.