Pittsburgh's Knit, Crochet, Quilt & Creative Arts Festival!

April 6, 7, 8, 2018
David L. Lawrence Convention Center

Crocheting with Beads with Marly Bird

Class Title: Crocheting with Beadscrocheting-with-beads

Teacher: Marly Bird

Class Day/Time:  Saturday, 9:00 to 12 noon

Class Length:  3 hours

Class Fee: $50.00

Class Description:

Add a new tool to your crochet bag and learn how to add beads to a project. Get hands-on instruction for making a sampler swatch and your very own crochet beaded necklace. This fun and fast project is a great way to venture into the world of beaded crochet. Learn two different methods of adding beads to any crochet project, and BEST of all, you will finish the project in class and can wear it around the market all weekend to show off your beautiful work. This is the class for you to become a capital C Crocheter and add a little pizzazz to your work. Learn how to add beads to your crochet project and make a fun crochet necklace. This is a moderate beginner class. Familiarity with basic crochet is a plus.

Registration necessary, class size limited to 25

Supplies Needed:

1 ball of Sport weight yarn in a light color

Sharp scissors

Blunt tapestry needles (large and small), and needles & crochet hooks of various sizes.

Materials Fee:    $15 for crochet necklace beading kit and supplies Payable to teacher in class.

All students in this class will receive a free gift from Marly!


With worsted weight yarn, in a light color work a Griddle Stitch Swatch: Ch 22 Row 1 Sc in 2nd ch from hook, dc in next ch, *sc in next ch, dc in next ch. Repeat from * to last ch. Sc in last ch, turn—11 sc, 10 dc. Row 2 Ch 2, (tch does not count as st here and throughout) *dc in first sc, sc in next dc. Repeat from * to last st, turn—10 sc, 11 dc. Row 3 Ch 2, *sc in dc, dc in sc. Repeat from * to last st. Rep rows 2 and 3 until swatch meas 4”. Finish off.

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