Beading

Beading on Knitting Machine with Wire

Beading can be done with a beading tool that resembles a tiny latch hook tool or if that is unavailable use following method:

To add a bead or round button to knitting:

  • Take stitch off machine (that is to hold the button/bead) with a 1 prong tool
  • P 1
  • Thread a single strand of thin, bendable wire through that stitch
  • P2
  • Bend wire shut, matching ends
  • Thread bead onto doubled wire and push bead onto the stitch
  • P3
  • Pull wire so stitch pops out the end
  • Put 1 prong tool through stitch sticking out the bottom of the bead
  • P4
  • Rehang that stitch onto needle
  • Carefully run carriage by, straightening bead if needed
  • P6
  • You may copy, print and use any of the info on my blog. Please do not copy and repost anywhere on the internet without contacting me to get my permission. Thank you, Ann
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