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This category highlights the Christmas Sweater Bracelet by Josie Fabre. Stitch up a Christmas Sweater motif (and not the ugly kind!) for some holly-jolly holiday wear. You can get this pattern on the Facet.com website, click here for the Christmas Sweater Bracelet.
Bracelet Materials (for a 8-inch bracelet) Beading Thread of Choice Approx 7 Grams Miyuki 11/0 Delica Seed Beads, Cream/White Color Approx 5 Grams Miyuki 11/0 Delica Seed Beads, Green Color Approx 1 Gram Miyuki 11/0 Delica Seed Beads, Red Color Shank Button Clasp of Choice
You can modify the length of the bracelet by changing the motifs. The pattern as instructed features four starburst motifs and three trees. If you modify the pattern to have four trees and three starbursts the bracelet length is 6 1/2 inches.
Below are the components used in this design example. If you would like to make this version yourself, you will need to calculate the quantities of each item to purchase, depending on the length of bracelet you wish to make, if you want matching earrings, etc.