Use this pattern to stitch a band of even-count peyote stitch for a stylish cuff bracelet. You can finish the ends by making beaded end loops and attaching them to a ready-made slide clasp. The completed band is just over one inch wide.
- Learn how to read an even-count peyote stitch pattern.
- Preview the completed bracelet on the next page.
- Related video: Learn Even-Count Flat Peyote Stitch
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The pattern uses the following size 11/0 Miyuki Delica cylinder seed beads. The quantities are close estimates for a bracelet band that is seven inches long (not including the clasp):
- 2.7 grams of sparkling lined aqua fresco mix; Bead I.D. number DB0984 (A)
- 2.7 grams of silver lined light moss opal; DB1454 (B)
- 1.8 grams of silver lined pink mist; DB1203 (C)
- 2.6 grams of goldenrod lined topaz AB; DB0272 (D)
- 0.8 grams of metallic brown iris; DB0007 (E)
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I purchased all of these colors online through Caravan Beads. If you have difficulty finding a color, feel free to substitute a similar color of your choice. (Colors are sometimes discontinued by the manufacturer.)
As with any flat peyote stitch pattern, you'll need your kit of essential beadweaving supplies. I used size D Nymo beading thread, but you can use any beading thread that is equivalent to size D or 6-pound test. I also used a size 10 beading needle.
Related video: How to Prepare Nylon Beading Thread (Such as Nymo)