Summer Strawberry

Supplies

1 yd. 1mm red or green or black Rattail Cording

10 qty. 4mm x 7mm green Pony beads 77852517

5 qty. 4mm x 7mm black Pony beads 77852467

20 qty. 4mm x 7mm red Pony beads 77852483

1 qty. Lanyard Clip 77403501

 

Tools

Scissors

GS Hypo Cement 30033326

 

 

Diagram

 

Directions

Fold the rattail in half to find the center. Slip knot the cord at the center onto the lanyard hook. Separate the two ends of the rattail. Follow the diagrams to string the pony beads onto the rattail. Basically, you will be stringing beads onto one side of the rattail and then stringing the other end of the rattail through the beads in the opposite direction, or “crossing through” to make each row. In the instructions, the ends of the rattails are labeled as red and black to make it easier to follow the diagrams.

 

1) String on 2 green pony beads onto the red rattail.

 

2) Take the black rattail and cross through the 2 green pony beads in the opposite direction.

 

3) Take the red rattail and string on 5 green pony beads.

 

4) Take the black rattail and cross through all the pony beads in the opposite direction.

 

5) Take the red rattail and string on the following colors in order-red, green, red, green, red, green, red.

 

6) Take the black rattail and cross through all the pony beads in the opposite direction.

 

7) Take the red rattail and string on the following colors in order-red, black, red, black, red, black, red.

 

8) Take the black rattail and cross through all the pony beads in the opposite direction.

 

9) Take the red rattail and string on 6 red pony beads.

 

10) Take the black rattail and cross through all the pony beads in the opposite direction.

 

11) Take the red rattail and string on the following colors in order-red, black, red, black, red.

 

12) Take the black rattail and cross through all the pony beads in the opposite direction.

 

13) Take the red rattail and string on 3 red pony beads.

 

14) Take the black rattail and cross through all the pony beads in the opposite direction.

 

Finish off by tying both ends of the rattail into a double knot. Trim off excess rattail cording. Seal the knot with a small amount of GS Hypo Cement.

 

 

2008 Ben Franklin Crafts, Inc.

 

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