An account of the craftwork I get up to, tatting, spinning, knitting, sewing, whatever
Monday, October 7, 2019
Crochet beaded bracelets with a bead circumference of 6 beads are quite floppy. I'm not sure if that's a problem, but I thought I'd try working one with a thicker thread. I used a crochet cotton that I bought by mistake, it says size 5.
It is stiffer, but the thread shows through significantly. It alters the proportions between the thread and beads - it's thread with beads rather than beads held together with thread! Of course it would help if the thread matched the beads, but even so, I feel the obvious thread is not as attractive. I don't know if I can show how the bracelet made with size 20 thread is floppy, but I'll try: