Herringbone spiral tutorial

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Herringbone spiral tutorial Pattern


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Jewelry: Herringbone spiral tutorial
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Herringbone spiral tutorial herringbone spiral rope
Herringbone spiral tutorial herringbone spiral rope
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Pattern Description:

The herringbone stitch is also known as Ndebele stitch.

It is most commonly made into a flat piece of beading, or a straight rope.

Here is a tutorial to show you how to make it into a spiral rope.

This tutorial also explains how to do ladder stitch and basic herringbone stitch.

This pattern is worked with all the same size beads; there is another variation that uses a triangle bead to create the spiral.


  • size 8/0 or 10/0 beads in two contrasting colours.
  • Beading needle
  • Fine fishing line or thread

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 small jump rings
  • Lobster clasp, or other type of clasp

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About Designer

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Victoria, Australia
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My name is Jenny Lawson, and I live in Australia. I have been doing all sorts of crafts for over 40 years. I especially love crochet and quilling.

But my absolute favourite has to be jewellery making and beaded flowers, including chainmail, wirework, French Beading, Victorian beading, and many other styles.

There are many different kinds of beadweaving, and as far as I ...

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