Begin by creating a foundation row in ladder stitch or using a secured thread. String one bead and pass under the closest exposed loop of the foundation row. Pass back through the same bead and continue, adding one bead at a time.
To decrease within a row, string one bead and skip a loop of thread on the previous row, passing under the second loop and back through the bead.
To increase within a row, work two stitches in the same space of the previous row.
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