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Nikki
03-02-2007, 07:28 PM
I was wondering if there was a good book to start learning about this. Thanks.

BostonBecca
03-02-2007, 07:45 PM
that was discussing this exact thing.. I don't remember which one it was, however, does anyone else know? It included book suggestions, etc.

Here is an article about it as well.

http://www.knitty.com/issuespring06/FEATseducedbybeads.html

I am pretty sure that it was this author I heard on the podcast.

Here is a link to her book.

http://www.amazon.com/Knit-Crochet-Beads-Lily-Chin/dp/1931499446

AnaK
03-02-2007, 07:49 PM
I just purchased from Borders "Knit and Crochet with beads" by Lily M. Chin. It has some great patterns.

efsaturn
03-02-2007, 08:33 PM
This has kind of been on my to do list of things to do with knitting. I printed the article from knitty magazine. The prestranded still doesn't make sense to me (after reading it, I haven't tried yet) but the crotchet hook method is very simple. I am read to add beads. :cheering:

awos1244
03-02-2007, 10:20 PM
I just purchased from Borders "Knit and Crochet with beads" by Lily M. Chin. It has some great patterns.

I made the *belt/lariat* from a pattern in that book...it was a dream to make and it drapes and feels out of this world.

Have fun with the beads.

Chantal

Braden
03-02-2007, 10:31 PM
I learned to knit with beads by watching the video from www.letsknit2gether.com. It's a good one.

cookworm
03-02-2007, 11:07 PM
Here is a GREAT website that shows you how to knit with beads--without prestringing them:

http://fluffyknitterdeb.blogspot.com/2005/08/by-special-request-beading-made-easy.html

Nikki
03-03-2007, 07:16 AM
Thanks for all the great suggestions everyone! :muah:

TeenKnitter
03-03-2007, 11:50 AM
There is also this create website in regards to knitting beaded jewelry (some on size 0000 needles).

www.earthfaire.com

They have a great knitted/crochet leaf bracelet pattern that I've made. They also have other knitting stuff.

Yarnlady
03-04-2007, 10:29 AM
Lily Chin was on Knitty Gritty and showed a method for putton on beads. Might check the archives of HGTV or DIY for that episode.