Beadwork

Wave of Pearls Bracelet

HERRINGBONE IS ONE OF MY FAVORITE bead-weaving stitches. I love the look, feel, and smooth flat profile. Herringbone is fairly versatile and creates a flexible finished design. Developing a herringbone pattern takes a bit of planning, but the stitch works up quickly once you get started. Increasing and decreasing in herringbone stitch is easy, as this project illustrates.

The contrasting seed beads and pearls add a bit of elegance and interest to the simple band in this design. Whether you’re honing your herringbone skills or you’re

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