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Using My Beading Tool

September 19, 2014 - 7:42 pm

This will be the last post in the Viburnum series, and it’s about the tool I use to bead lace.

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Shortly after I joined Ravelry I developed and posted about a tool I made for beading lace from a guitar string. Folks have been regularly requesting a video on using the tool ever since.

That day has arrived! Here is the video:

 

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Comments

Paula

August 15, 2015 7:42 pm

Thank you so much for doing this video. It’s a great idea and tool and with 3 family members who play guitar, I should have plenty of strings to work with!

Jennifer Leigh

August 15, 2015 7:42 pm

You’re welcome! I love the tool. Using it in another project right now. 🙂

Terese Pratt

August 15, 2015 7:42 pm

Thank you very much for your video. JC Briar pointed it out to us on Eduknit. The timing is perfect–I bought a pattern & yarn just before summer started, then the beads I wanted to add. Tried to swatch to see how my beading idea looked. (BTW, this is my first beading attempt.) Was frustrated using my tiny steel crochet hooks, and decided I would never finish the shawl in time to wear it this summer as I envisioned, so set it aside to hibernate. I think your beading tool will be just the thing to use when I try beading again! Which I definitely will! Another BTW, I’m over on the hot, dry, eastern side of your state.

Jennifer Leigh

August 15, 2015 7:42 pm

Glad to help!

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