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On the Wild Side Peyote Bracelet Project
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On the Wild Side Peyote Bracelet Project
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Project Description:

My love for hardware is not new, but using a finding that may be better suited for leather with a woven piece is! Shanna actually suggested that this Z hook finding by Tierra Cast would be fun for this Zebra pattern I was playing around with! I use two to attach my even count peyote strips into a bracelet, but you could adjust the length of the strips and use three! Click here to download the PDF of this pattern.

Author Karla Schafer
Karla Schafer
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Instructions:


This project uses an even count peyote stitch, "zipping" technique and pattern reading, if you are not familiar with these, please watch the following videos:
Even Count Peyote Stitch Video

Even Count Peyote Stitch Tube Beads Video
2-Drop Peyote Video
  1. I made the first strip according to the pattern's length which should work out to be about 3.7" in length, in flat even count peyote.
  2. After working that strip, you should attach it to the closed link of the Z hook, by slipping it through and using the "zipping" technique to create the loop, I folded over about 10 rows. You will be able to "pick up" a bead within the body of the work just like you are zipping to ends.
  3. Using a pair of pliers, carefully close the other side of the hook, so that it can be used to connect the other peyote strip.
  4. Attach the fixed end of the other Z hook onto the other end of the strip, "zipping" it as above, about 10 rows.
  5. Work a second strip and I suggest doing the full length of the pattern as above, I shortened mine, but wish I would have made it the full length and just made my last "loop" larger so that it would be easier to slide the hook in and out.
  6. Add the strip to the end of the Z hook already attached first, using about 10 rows, this will be the permanent loop.
  7. Measure your piece so that you can see how long it is and judge the amount you have to fold over, I originally folded over about 15 rows, but a few more rows will make the hook slide in and out easier and you can make adjustments on the length. If it is too, excessive, you can simple remove some rows!
  8. Be sure to run your thread back through your work and tie in a couple of half hitch knots!

Tools and Materials Needed:

DB0860 - Miyuki 11/0 Matte Transparent Chartreuse AB Delicas, 5 grams
DB0851 - Miyuki 11/0 Matte Crystal AB Delicas, 5 grams
TierraCast Gunmetal Pewter Z Hook Clasp, 19x28mm- 2pc
Fireline Fine Crystal, 6 lb. Thread, 50 Yards, .008
English Beading Needles, Assorted Sizes, 4-Pack
Snips
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Nipper Tool

Material and Supplies Used in This Project:
DB0860 - Miyuki 11/0 Matte Transparent Chartreuse AB Delicas
DB0860 - Miyuki 11/0 Matte Transparent Chartreuse AB Delicas
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DB0851 - Miyuki 11/0 Matte Crystal AB Delicas
DB0851 - Miyuki 11/0 Matte Crystal AB Delicas
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TierraCast Gunmetal Pewter Z Hook Clasp, 19x28mm
TierraCast Gunmetal Pewter Z Hook Clasp, 19x28mm
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English Beading Needles, Assorted Sizes, 4-Pack
English Beading Needles, Assorted Sizes, 4-Pack
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English Beading Needles, Size 10, 4-Pack
English Beading Needles, Size 10, 4-Pack
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English Beading Needles, Size 12, 4-Pack
English Beading Needles, Size 12, 4-Pack
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Fireline Fine Crystal 6 lb. Thread, 50 Yards, .008
Fireline Fine Crystal 6 lb. Thread, 50 Yards, .008
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Snipper Tool w/ Cover
Snipper Tool w/ Cover
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Classic Nipper Tool
Classic Nipper Tool
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