Use Beads With Yarn in Knitting or Crochet Projects

Are you a beader who also loves working with yarn? Have you ever married these hobbies by incorporating beads into a knitting or crochet project? It may sound daunting and unconventional, but it’s surprisingly simple and the result is gorgeous.

Our friends at Interweave Knits created a fantastic Yarn Hack video that demonstrates two ingenious techniques for adding beads to yarn projects. To read the entire post with more details on these methods, click here for the article “Yarn Hacks: Beads in a Yarn Project!

Integrating beads into knitting or crochet projects is one fun idea for using the extra beads in your stash. This video demonstrates a project using crystals, but you can use any beads with holes large enough to fit over your yarn of choice. Can you imagine how beautiful pearls would look in this lace shawl or on the cuff of delicate gloves?

Or, if you’re devoted to making jewelry, learn how to create necklaces and bracelets using bead crochet and bead knitting with Judith Durant’s latest videos.

Tunisian Stitch and Bead Crochet, using beads with yarn projects.

If you’ve ever incorporated beads into a yarn project, I’d love to see what you’ve done! Share photos of your designs with us on our Facebook page, and tell us about your experience!


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