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HeartStrings #H80 Bitty Beady Christmas Tree »
InstructionsIf you want to share my craziness, here is what you will need for a pair of earrings like these:
* 10 yds (9.1 m) 10/2 Textura Trading Tencel thread in color Seafoam (near substitutes are size 20 crochet cotton or size 8 pearl cotton)
* size 4/0 (1.25 mm needles)
* 148 (approx 1.4 g) multi-color mix of Miyuki size 11/0 (2mm diameter) seed beads (size 10/0 beads should work ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Style: Classic, Holiday, Traditional
thread, beads and earring wires
What was your inspiration?
I couldn't help myself but imagine some even smaller trees to wear as earrings.
What are you most proud of?
Am I crazy or what? Such tiny needles, tiny beads and skinny thread. But the results are worth it.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Darn it my eyesight used to be better. As it was, I had to wear my jewelers magnifier while knitting these, just to see what I was doing! After blocking, they are just 2″ high x 2″ wide (excluding earring wires). As I recall in my younger years, my eyes would have been find without the magnifiers, lol.