Apr 17, 2020

The Beadlympics!

This week, Kate chose three basics to work on: Wire wrapping, macramé, and pearl knotting. For three days she focused on one technique at a time, testing her abilities with a race: how many could she create in 5 minutes?

Set your timers, get your tools...on your mark...get set...GO!

Day 1: Wire-Wrapping
Ingredients used: Bare Copper 22G ParaWire and 8mm Rondelles- Jeweltone Matte Mix
Tools needed: Flush Wire Cutters, Round Nose Pliers, Chain Nose Pliers, Bent Nose Pliers, and Nylon Jaw Pliers
Wire wraps completed: 6!

Day 2: Macramé Knots
Ingredients used: 1.5mm Metallic Charcoal Leather, 0.5mm Antique Pink CKC, and a Mini Hoop in Copper
Tools needed: Design Tray and insert, Clampers
Knots completed: 68!

Day 3: Pearl Knotting
Ingredients used: 5mm Purple Iris Potato Pearl, Gunmetal Micro C-Lon, and Antique Copper Clamshell End Tips
Tools needed: Knotting Tweezers
Knots completed: 50!

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