Bracelet with Miyuki Half TILA® Beads and Seed Beads and Czech Fire-Polished Glass Beads

STEP 1
Cut a 6-foot length of FireLine® thread. Thread a needle onto each end.

2-Hole Bead Ladder Stitch

STEP 2
Pick up the first hole of a pistachio half Tila, two silver-lined emerald #11 seed beads and the first hole of a light fire red half Tila, centering them on the thread.
STEP 3
Pass both needles through the following, in opposite directions:
  • The second hole of the red half Tila added in Step 2
  • The first hole of a pistachio half Tila
  • The second hole of the pistachio half Tila added in Step 2
STEP 4
With each needle, pick up a red half Tila.
STEP 5
Pass both needles through the following, in opposite directions:
  • The second hole of the nearest red half Tila added in Step 4
  • The first hole of a pistachio half Tila
  • The second hole of the pistachio half Tila added in Step 4
  • The first hole of a red half Tila
  • The second hole of the next red half Tila added in Step 4
STEP 6
Pass both needles through the following, in opposite directions:
  • The first hole of a red half Tila
  • The second hole of the picked up red half Tila
  • The first hole of a pistachio half Tila
  • The second hole of the pistachio half Tila added in Step 5
  • The first hole of a red half Tila
  • The second hole of the next red half Tila added in Step 5
  • The first hole of a pistachio half Tila
STEP 7
Pass both needles through the following, in opposite directions:
  • The second hole of the red half Tila added in Step 6
  • The first hole of a pistachio half Tila
  • The second hole of the next pistachio half Tila added in Step 6
  • The first hole of a red half Tila
  • The second hole of the next red half Tila from Step 6
  • The first hole of a pistachio half Tila
  • The second hole of the next pistachio half Tila added in Step 6
STEP 8
With each needle, pick up a red half Tila.
STEP 9
Pass both needles through the following, in opposite directions:
  • The second hole of the nearest red half Tila added in Step 8
  • The first hole of a pistachio half Tila
  • The second hole of the next pistachio half Tila added in Step 7
  • The first hole of a red half Tila
  • The second hole of the next red half Tila added in Step 7
  • The first hole of a pistachio half Tila
  • The second hole of the next pistachio half Tila added in Step 7
  • The first hole of a red half Tila
  • The second hole of the next red half Tila added in Step 8
STEP 10
With each needle, pick up a pistachio half Tila.
STEP 11
Pass both needles through the following, in opposite directions:
  • The second hole of the next pistachio half Tila added in Step 9
  • The first hole of a red half Tila
  • The second hole of the next red half Tila added in Step 9
  • The first hole of a pistachio half Tila
  • The second hole of the next pistachio half Tila added in Step 9
  • The first hole of a red half Tila
  • The second hole of the next red half Tila added in Step 9
  • The first hole of the second pistachio half Tila added in Step 10
STEP 12
Pass both needles through the following, in opposite directions:
  • The second hole of the pistachio half Tila added in Step 10
  • The first hole of a pistachio half Tila
  • The second hole of the next red half Tila added in Step 11
  • The first hole of a red half Tila
  • The second hole of the next pistachio half Tila added in Step 11
  • The first hole of a pistachio half Tila
  • The second hole of the next red half Tila added in Step 11
  • The first hole of a red half Tila
  • The second hole of the pistachio half Tila added in Step 10
STEP 13
Repeat Steps 8 - 12 until the length is within 1/2 inch of the desired length.
STEP 14
Repeat Steps 2 - 6 in reverse to decrease the weave back down to two half Tila beads.
STEP 15
Weave each needle back through adjacent beads to secure the thread. For additional security add a knot with each thread end.

Assembling the Bracelet

STEP 16
String an emerald 4mm round onto a head pin then create a simple loop.
STEP 17
Add a 4.5mm jump ring to a red fringe bead.
STEP 18
Add a 4mm jump ring over the seed beads at one end of the bracelet. Repeat to create double jump rings.

Repeat at the opposite end of the bracelet.
STEP 19
Pass a 6mm jump ring through the double jump rings at the end of the bracelet and a close 6mm jump ring, then close. Repeat to add seven more jump rings, creating a chain.

Use a 6mm jump ring to attach the drops created in Steps 16 and 17 to the last jump ring of the chain.
STEP 20
Use a 6mm jump ring to attach a lobster claw clasp to the double jump rings on the opposite end of the necklace.

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