If you'd like to enhance your crochet projects using beads, there many possibilities:
- Beads add sparkle, shine and visual interest to a variety of crocheted appliques, motifs and shapes.
- Beaded crochet jewelry will enhance any woman's wardrobe.
- Beaded crochet bags are timeless classics; they've been popular for well over a hundred years (and counting.)
If you'd like to crochet a project with beads, you'll find plenty of free patterns to choose from. We invite you to make good use of them.
Are your ball-shaped Christmas ornaments looking a little bare? We've provided a pattern that will help get 'em looking sparkly and delightful for the holidays.
This is a project that can be made ahead of time; you can work on these at any time of year, stashing them away for gifts or ornament swaps.
You won't believe how easy this project is!
Pretty seed beads accent this delicate-looking cuff style bracelet.
Crochet this pretty beaded cell phone holder using seed beads and size 3 crochet thread.
Here is a free pattern for a beaded crochet snowflake motif. You can use it in a variety of ways: create a Christmas tree ornament, stocking stuffer, applique, fridge magnet, scrapbook embellishment, pin, table decoration, etc.
Beads add visual interest to this delightful contemporary apple design. I've posted a free pattern for using this apple motif to embellish a crocheted purse, but feel free to use it on any appropriate craft project.
For experienced or determined crocheters, beads and wire are a stunning combination to experiment with using together. These materials are well-suited for making interesting crocheted jewelry projects. This chic bracelet is one example of what can be done with beads, wire and a crochet hook.
This bracelet is similar to the one linked above, but it uses different supplies and the stringing pattern is a little bit different.
When you look at this wire crochet pendant, the beads aren't necessarily the first thing that catch your eye; yet they do add quite a bit of visual interest to this design.
Showcase your creativity with this stunning beaded crochet necklace.
- See a larger project photo
- Learn more about the craft supplies used to make the necklace
- Check out the step-by-step photo tutorial for crocheting the necklace
- Get the free crochet pattern