Pretty in Knit Bracelet

PROJECT B2046
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Intermediate
Create this fun wire knit bracelet by using the Artistic Wire Knitter Tool. This tool makes the process easy and fun. Simply add your favorite color beads to the center for a captured look.
Instructions
These instructions will give you a bracelet approximately 7 1/2 inches in length. To adjust the length simply adjust the length of the knitted portion.
  1. Follow the instructions in the video: How to Use the Artistic Wire Knitter Tool.
  2. Knit your desired length. Note: the clasp and cones will measure approximately 2 3/4 inches.
  3. While the knitted wire is still on the tool, carefully pour all of the bicones into the opening. You may need to assist them and scoot them down through the middle of the wires.
  4. Leave a tail of wire about 6 inches long. Cut the wire and carefully thread it though the top loops to tie it off. These ends will fit in the cones. You want to make sure that it is crimped enough so that the bicones fall out. Do this on each side. Then set the piece aside.
  5. Cut off about 20 inches of 18 gauge wire. Use the Conetastic tool to make two identical wire cones using the 11mm x 2mm mandrel cone. Watch the video: How to Use the Artistic Wire Contastic Mandrel Tool Set.
  6. Once you have your cone completed, clip the ends and tuck them in ever so slightly. Set aside
  7. Cut off about 3 inches of 18 gauge wire. On one end, make a simple wire loop. Use the loop to catch all of the final loops of your knitting. Close the loop. Thread it up through one of the cones that you just made. Make a wrapped wire loop to complete the cone. Repeat this on the other side.
  8. Open a jump ring and attach it to the loop of one of the finished cones. Close the jump ring.
  9. Open a jump ring and attach it to the loop of the other cone. Add the lobster clasp. Close the jump ring.
  10. All done!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • WNT-1830 - Beadsmith Tarnish Resistant Silver Color Copper Wire 18 Gauge 10 Yards (9.1 Meters)
    Project uses 46 inches. You will need 1 package.

  • WNT-2630 - Beadsmith Tarnish Resistant Silver Color Copper Wire 26 Gauge 34 Yards (31 Meters)
    Project uses 1 spool. You will need 1 package.

  • BCZ-5682 - Czech Crystal Bicone Beads 6mm - Pink Rose (20 Pieces)
    Project uses 40 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • FJR-5168 - Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 6mm 18 Gauge (50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCL-2522 - Beautiful Silver Plated Curved Lobster Clasps 15mm (10)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-3012 - Nickel Plated Steel Crochet Hook - Size 6 (1.60mm)
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5514 - Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
  • XTL-6002 - Artistic Wire, Wire Knitter Tool, Tight Weave, 6 Prongs, 1 Piece
  • XTL-6060 - Artistic Wire, Kumihimo Weight, for Wire Knitter Tool, 1.7 Ounces / 50 Grams, 1 Piece
  • XTL-6003 - Artistic Wire, Conetastic Wire Tool, Creates Wire Cones, 1 Piece
Additional Information
Theme Valentine's Day, Awareness
Ingredients WNT-1830, WNT-2630, BCZ-5682, FJR-5168, FCL-2522,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
Beadsmith Tarnish Resistant Silver Color Copper Wire 18 Gauge 10 Yards (9.1 Meters)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$10.59 / Package | SKU: WNT-1830
Beadsmith Tarnish Resistant Silver Color Copper Wire 26 Gauge 34 Yards (31 Meters)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$10.59 / Package | SKU: WNT-2630
Czech Crystal Bicone Beads 6mm - Pink Rose (20 Pieces)
You will need 2 package(s).
1 package = 20 Pieces.
$2.29 / Package | SKU: BCZ-5682
Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 6mm 18 Gauge (50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$1.00 / Package | SKU: FJR-5168
Silver Plated Curved Lobster Clasps 15mm (10)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Pieces.
$7.09 / Package | SKU: FCL-2522
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$7.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514

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