Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Ladder Stitch in Photos

Here is a photo tutorial of the ladder stitch. It is a basic bead weaving stitch and the foundation row for my brick stitch projects. I used multi-colored Perler beads and embroidery thread because it is larger and hopefully it makes it easier for you to follow along.

Bead Weaving Basics Ladder Stitch
Ladder Stitch

Pick up 2 beads to start

Pass your needle through the 1st bead (yellow)

Pass your needle down the 2nd bead (green)

Pick up a 3rd bead (purple)

Pass needle down the 2nd bead (green)

Pass needle back up the 3rd bead (purple)

Pick up 4th bead (orange)

Pass needle back up 3rd bead (purple)

Pass needle back down the 4th bead (orange)

Pick up 5th bead (blue)

Pass needle back down 4th bead (orange)

Pass needle back up the 5th bead (blue)

Once you master the ladder stitch, you can move on to building rows!
Here is a chart of the steps.




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