beads

FO: Awesome Videogame Wall Art – Duck Hunt

FO: Awesome Videogame Wall Art – Duck Hunt

This great piece of wall art that now sits proudly on our living room wall was conceived and made by Mr Awesome. We’ve had a set of melt beads (brands include Hama Beads and Perler Beads, but these were a bargain from Ikea for a […]

FO: Pirate Treasures Mittens

FO: Pirate Treasures Mittens

Attention, ‘ye sea-farin’ lot Yarr, scurvy land lubbers. We pirates keep be keepin’ arr hands warm with mittens, and both¬†Bones mittens are now complete. I had some obvious issues with the suggested beads being too big to knit comfortably in pattern, but after strenuous and […]

Beaded Skull and Crossbones Motifs Now Tamed

Beaded Skull and Crossbones Motifs Now Tamed

In my previous post I was in the process of experimenting with inserting pins through the vertical columns of beads on the fingerless mitts I have just finished knitting. As I had written, the beaded skull and crossbones designs, as well as the surrounding knitting, […]

To Bead, Or Not To Bead?

To Bead, Or Not To Bead?

I said goodbye to the 85% complete Edward’s Socks after finally coming to terms with the fact that I never had enough yarn to finish them. I decided that the yarn needed to be re-purposed into something completely different, and so settled on a pair […]