Our favorite thing about crochet beading is just how portable it is. It makes for great projects to drag with you everywhere: on the bus, on the plane, in the car…well, if you’re in the passenger seat, that is.
Today we’re presenting our ultimate list of 16 bead crochet tutorial collections and patterns, both free and premium, in downloads, printed and DVD formats. We’ve chosen these based on popularity amongst our readers and usefulness, so you know you’ll find at least a few things you’ll come to love below.
Free Bead Crochet Patterns
Not sure what you want to crochet with beads? This is the collection for you. It has some of our most-downloaded free beading patterns for pins, DIY bracelets, amulet bags and beaded ropes.
Never tried crocheting with beads before? Then get thee to this tutorial! All you need is some yarn, beads and a crochet hook to get started. No download necessary!
This technique is resplendent on all kinds of homemade goods, from clothing to home decor to gift wrap. It’s also a great place to start because it doesn’t require a huge quantity of beads.
And if you’re REALLY short on beads, then make a beeline to this here lesson, which goes spare on the beads and big on the yarn.
Our Most Popular Bead Crocheting Blog Posts
Raise your hand if you’ve ever felt victimized by Regina George really complex bead crochet patterns. All of us? OK, well since that’s been established, we’ve created this guide to improve your bead crocheting without much effort. No complexity! Yay!
Some call this woman’s work inspiration, but we call it a goal. In fact, we might just try this at home…
When we first saw these images, we were so stunned you could have heard a pin drop…because that’s exactly what happened, in a sense. Pin, pin, pin away on Pinterest because you’ll want to be trying these yourself ASAP.
Our Most Popular Bead Crochet Books & Resources in the Interweave Store
Remember how we just mentioned the mother-daughter duo that made a career out of bead crochet? Here’s one of their books. We’re captivated by their sublime style!
Can anyone say Marion Cotillard in Midnight in Paris? Because this is absolutely something her character would have worn, strutting about 1920s Paris while yearning for the unparalleled grandeur of La Belle Epoch.
Simple, portable and stunning, this splendid crochet bead bracelet is everything you could want in a handmade bracelet pattern. Well, that and it’s totally affordable: less than a cuppa coffee!
Are you seeing what we’re seeing right now? Are you? Because we’re seeing the watch of dreams. Convertible, sustainable, and completely free of BPA-leaking, tacky-looking plastics, this beaded crochet bracelet watch makes the perfect gift. (Hint, hint.)