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I learned to sew before I went to school. My mother, grandmother and aunt sewed everyday. I ran a needle through my right index finger early on, but have never done it again. I am self taught in many ...

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Checkerboard with Monogram Bracelet

from Bethel's Wild Wonderings
(5) Name: 'Jewelry : Checkerboard with Monogram Bracelet
Checkerboard with Monogram Bracelet
Checkerboard with Monogram Bracelet
Checkerboard with Monogram Bracelet
Checkerboard with Monogram Bracelet

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • 3-drop peyote stitch

Pattern Description:

This pattern is very striking in black and white. But, you could use any 2 colors you like. It is designed for Delica beads. Other beads may result in different dimensions. I have included a complete alphabet of letters formatted to fit the 3-drop peyote stitch of the bracelet and marked the charts to show you where to substitute your letter. I have included a page index to help you quickly find the color chart or word chart for the letter you wish to use. The number of pages reflects the large color charts and word charts for all 26 letters.
On the pattern pages, you will get:
Color photo of finished bracelet
Pattern preview, pattern info, number of beads, size
Bead Legend (color number, amount of beads required)
Large, Easy to read color bead chart for bracelet
Complete Alphabet color charts
Complete Alphabet word charts
Word chart for bracelet
Approximate finished size:
Length: 6 1/2 inches w/o clasp
Width: 1 inch

Supplies Used: Delica beads, Bead thread or Fireline, needle, clasp

Bead colors: 2

Pages to Print: 7 pages if you only print what you will use (59 with complete alphabet Word Charts)

Skill Level: Beginner. Need to know 3-drop peyote stitch. Stitch instructions not included

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 6 1/2 inches long, 1 inch wide


  • Fireline or bead thread, needle,beads

You Will Also Need:

  • clasp