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TRIANGLE WEAVE BAND

(copyright 2011 Deborah Roberti)

Materials (for a 7-inch bracelet, not including clasp):

• 4 yards of 6 lb. FireLine

• Approximately 60 size 11 seed beads: Miyuki Bright Bronze (also called Golden Bronze) 11-0457G. Can be purchased online at Charlene's Beads and WhimBeads.com.

• Approximately 34 size 6mm bicone crystals: Swarovski Smoked Topaz. Can be purchased online at FireMountainGems.com.

• Approximately 34 size 6mm fire-polished beads: Czech Lt. Amethyst Vitrail. Can be purchased at ShipwreckBeads.com.

• clasp

Step 1: Thread your needle with 4 yards of FireLine (or start with a length that you feel comfortable with and add more later).

String a seed bead, a fire-polished bead, a seed bead, a bicone crystal, a seed bead and a bicone crystal. Leaving about a 10-inch tail for attaching one end of the clasp, tie the beads in a triangle with a double knot:

Step 2: Go back around through the seed bead, the fire-polished bead, the seed bead and the bicone crystal that you added in the last step:

Step 3: String a seed bead, a fire-polished bead, a seed bead, a bicone crystal and a seed bead.
Go around and back down through the bicone crystal that you exited at the end of the last step (highlighted in RED):

Step 4: Continue back around through the seed bead, the fire-polished bead, the seed bead and the bicone crystal that you added in the last step (highlighted in RED):

Step 5: String a seed bead, a fire-polished bead, a seed bead, a bicone crystal and a seed bead.
Go around and back down through the bicone crystal that you exited at the end of the last step (highlighted in RED):

Step 6: Continue back around through the seed bead, the fire-polished bead, the seed bead and the bicone crystal that you added in the last step (highlighted in RED):

Step 7: Repeat Step 3 to Step 6 until your bracelet is the length you want it, minus about a half-inch and the length of your clasp:

Step 8: At the end of your bracelet, go back down through the seed beads and fire-polished beads highlighted in RED:

Step 9: At the other end of your bracelet, go back up through the seed beads and fire-polished beads highlighted in RED:

Step 10: Go through the top bicone crystal highlighted in RED:

Now you’ll add three seed beads in between each fire-polished bead on the left side.

Step 11: String three seed beads. Go down through the fire-polished bead highlighted in RED:

Step 12: String three seed beads. Go down through the fire-polished bead highlighted in RED:

Step 13: Repeat Step 12 until you get to the end:

Step 14: String three seed beads. Go back around through the bicone crystal, the seed bead and the fire-polished bead highlighted in RED:

Now you’ll add three seed beads in between each fire-polished bead on the right side.

Step 15: String three seed beads. Go up through the fire-polished bead highlighted in RED:

Step 16: Repeat Step 15 until you get to the end:

Step 17: Go through the top seed bead highlighted in RED:

Step 18: To attach one end of the clasp, string three seed beads.

Go through your clasp and then back through the last seed bead that you just strung:

Step 19: String two seed beads.

Go across through the seed bead highlighted in RED:

Step 20: Go back around through the seed beads highlighted in RED and the clasp several times:

Knot in several places and then cut your thread.

Step 21: To attach the clasp to the other side of the bracelet, thread your needle with the tail from Step 1.

Go through the seed bead highlighted in RED:

Repeat Step 18 to Step 21.


For a PDF of this pattern, click HERE: