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March 1, 2013

From Susan — Fun to Knit, Fun to Wear

Filed under: Updates — lv2knit @ 10:38 am

Sometimes it is gratifying to just make something, put it on and love it.  This happened to me last weekend at the Birkie.  On Friday evening, I started and finished this cute little bracelet:

DMC Perle Coton #8 and Size 11 Seed Beads

I wish I had better pictures!  The pattern is Lucy Neatby’s Diamond Beaded Bracelet 751 (? – don’t ask me what the “751” means!).  I need to thank Shelley H. for telling me about this pattern! 🙂

As my first attempt with the pattern, I wasn’t sure about sizing so I ended up making mine a little too big.  Instead of ripping back, I sewed the thing together.  I slip it over my hand to wear it, which has worked fine thus far.  I will be making more of these and will adjust the size to fit using the button.  I have tons of perle coton and beads to choose from.

What a great intro to teeny beaded knitting – lots of bang for the buck!!

PS to Robin — the Sweater Vase was purchased from Crate and Barrel.  I saw them in Vogue Knitting and the hunt was on!!  Unfortunately, I bought it in early 2012 right after the 2011 holiday season.  I do not believe they are still available. 🙁

Crate and Barrel 2011


  1. Lovely bracelet! I LOVE the vase too! Will you share where you found it?

    Comment by Robin — March 1, 2013 @ 11:29 am

  2. Dang! Maybe we knitters can lobby Crate&Barrel until they order up more of those vases!

    Comment by stashdragon — March 1, 2013 @ 3:02 pm

  3. Fabulous bracelet!

    Comment by Alicia — March 1, 2013 @ 8:12 pm

  4. That vase is really spectacular — and so is the bracelet!

    Comment by Kym — March 2, 2013 @ 5:36 pm

  5. No thanks necessary. I love mine. Now I want to make more. They are very quick and easy to make.

    Comment by Shelley Hermanson — March 4, 2013 @ 12:06 pm

  6. bet someone could make those vases — or knit sweaters for vases shaped that way.

    Comment by Janetcc — March 5, 2013 @ 6:51 pm

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