Black Mamba Pattern


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Black Mamba Pattern

Pattern Details









Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • I-Cord
  • Stringing beads on yarn
  • Knitting with beads

Pattern Description:

This simple and lovely design is a perfect way to use your treasured scraps and left over beads. You can make it a single small bracelet or a long wrap that can be styled in a variety of ways on your wrist or neck.

This is a great introductory project for knitting with beads and perfect for a quick knit for a gift or instant gratification.

Use the yarn, beads, and clasps you have laying around in your stash or pick up something special. Either way this project is sure to please everyone!

Video Tutorials Included:
Stringing beads
Knitting with beads

10-15 yds fingering weight yarn
2 US size 1 (2.25mm) DPN needles
112 to 512 size 8/0 seed beads (approx. 12g)
Dental floss threader

8 rows of beads per inch (16 beads per inch)

Finished Measurements:
Customizable! Determine the length you want, subtract the length of the clasp, and multiple that time 16 beads per inch to determine how many beads you will need. As given in materials you will have a 7.25" bracelet or a 36" long wrap bracelet/ necklace.


8 rows of beads per inch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 7.25" Bracelet
  • 36" Wrap Bracelet
  • 36" Necklace


  • 2 US size 1 (2.25mm) DPNs
  • 10-15 yds fingering weight yarn
  • 112 to 512 size 8/0 seed beads (approx. 12g)
  • Dental floss threader
  • Clasp

Suggested yarn:

15 yards of Fingering weight

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