Tool Kit and Tutorial/CD - Crochet Bead Rope Starter Kit

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Crochet Bead Ropes can be great fun to make, but trying to manage the first few rows can be very difficult, especially when first learning the technique. It can be so frustrating, that many people just give up on it. So I developed a tool, the patent pending Crochet Bead Rope Starter Jig, specifically to help stabilize and control the first few rows, making it so much easier - I teach classes in Crochet Bead Ropes, and my students are much happier now using this tool. In addition to the Starter Jig, this listing also includes everything to get going - all you need to add is the thread and the beads! Please note that you can make 5 around ropes with the jig (there is an additional file showing you how to use the jig for 6 around ropes as well). This jig cannot be used for making larger diameter ropes.

In addition, you get a CD with a 20+ page tutorial, including 50+ full color photos, showing the details in extreme close-up. The main focus is on how to get started making Crochet Bead Ropes using the Jig, however I also provide the steps and photos for the basic crocheting technique, how to add more beads/thread, and how to complete the bangle using a center focal section... Please note that the text and the photos remain the intellectual property of StudioDax - do not distribute or make copies.

The CD includes some bonus files showing you how to use the jig for a 6-round crochet rope (I suggest using the jig for the easier 5-round rope first!), and a file showing you an easy way to break beads on the thread without damaging the thread.



The directions and photos in the tutorial refer to right handed crocheting, but the tool is "non-directional" - you just use it clockwise (there is a comment on the front page about this). Many customers have followed the steps left handed, and it works fine.

***NEW*** I have created a tutorial with reversed photos, for left handed folks! It is not on the CD, but I can email it to you if you let me know you need it!

Photo 1 - the jig
Photo 2 - the complete kit: Jig, CD, crochet hook/padding, needles, clip
Photo 3 - tutorial (thumb nail of 4 pages shown)
Photo 4 - materials and supplies needed for project
Photo 5 - example of different ropes using different size beads

Several folks have asked me what size beads can be used with the jig... the materials list is for size 6/0 beads, but I regularly make bracelets with size 8/0 also. And for all those folks who like the tiny beds... YES - you can use size 11/0 beads with the jig! You just need a lot more beads, thinner thread, a smaller crochet hook, and a lot more patience!

I will continue re-listing this item each time after it sells, so if you return, and it is sold, please check back or convo me!

Please Note:
The Starter Kit (Jig, Crochet Hook, Padding, Clip, and Needles) will be shipped in the US via USPS in a Priority Flat Rate box. I will refund excess shipping over $1 for people ordering multiple items that can fit into the box. International orders will ship via First Class mail in a padded envelope.

Average review
I was able to successfully build the foundation after a few tries!!! Please please make these in every imaginable circumference for bead crochet!!!
Dec 28, 2017 by Yasmine Callaham
Jun 6, 2017 by Regina Nessler
I received this on Monday. This product is so awesome! More people need to know about this! I hope to see something to make larger diameter ropes if possible also.
Mar 28, 2017 by banglesbeyond
i love it but I still cant crochet but I wont give up trying delivered in a reasonable time
Feb 28, 2017 by Christine Clay
I received the kit. It was as described. I have not had a chance to use it yet, but am really looking forward to it!
Jan 31, 2017 by dianegillis1

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