How to Create the Chevron Stitch

Instructions by Lexi, Content Development Group, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®
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STEP 1
Cut a 3-foot length of stringing material and thread a beading needle.
STEP 2
String a stop bead, leaving a 4-inch tail.
STEP 3
Pick up four color A seed beads, three color B seed beads and three color A seed beads.

Seed bead pattern
STEP 4
Seed beads curved triangle Pass back through the first color A seed bead strung in Step 3. Pull the thread tight to create a curved triangle.
STEP 5
Pick up three color B and three color A seed beads, then pass back through the fifth color A added in Step 3. Pull the thread tight to create a second curved triangle.

Note: The bead passed through is the first color A bead at the curve of the triangle.

STEP 6
Pick up three color B and three color A seed beads, then pass through the first color A added in Step 5.

Note: The bead passed through is the first color A bead at the curve of the triangle.
STEP 7
Repeat Step 6 until the beaded chevron chain has reached the desired length.
STEP 8
Pass back through multiple adjacent beads in the weave to secure the thread. For additional security, add a knot.

Remove the stop bead and thread the beading needle onto the tail created in Step 2. Pass through multiple adjacent beads to secure the thread. For additional security add a knot.

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