Browsing pinterest I have noticed that there are some lovely ‘beaded beads’ about. These are beads that are made from beads! They were very quickly added to my to-do list!
My first attempt didn’t turn out brilliantly although I learnt a lot:
This was from a free pattern, using twin beads from here. It was meant to have a wooden bead in it (I didn’t have one and so I wonder if this is the reason that mine was rather flat at the back?
What I did realise however is that making a beaded bead is very similar to crocheting a circle. I love when my crafting skills are cross contaminating!
Then, having a look around the internet when I found this:
From this, after a little bit of practice, I managed to make:
All I needed apparently was 2 needles. One goal I can tick off. I think earrings are the way to go with this 🙂