This pattern is called Perdita
. This pattern, free on Knitty, actually consists of three patterns for three different bracelets.
I made Bluebell.
I used Artiste DMC Cotton Pearl. The colorway is #790196. It's a light blue...very pretty.
I used size 0 needles and made the XS size. I should have made the small though, which only adds one more repeat.
I bought the beads at Hobby Lobby. It's the Chocolate/Blue mixture. I used a .75mm crochet hook to string the beads as I knit. I did not string them all beforehand. This
link explains how to add beads to a project.
The pattern was super-easy. I easily knit it in one evening...during a movie that Chicky and I sat down to watch together.
I'm so happy that I've been practicing my crocheting skills, because I was able to SC around one end and chain the button loops. I wound up adding an extra button because there was a large gap between the two I originally put on. The extra repeat would have prevented this gap. Hindsight. All worked out in the end.
The buttons are actually brown, not orange.
I absolutely love this little bracelet and will probably make more in different colors!