Bright Ideas – Crochet Bead Jewellery

Crochet jewellery

Let your jewellery do the talking with these statement accessories, whipped up lickety-split in the amigurumi style. Making your own beads means you can pick the perfect shade to match your outfit, or create a personalised gift for a friend in a style to suit them.



To hook up this fantastic pattern, you’ll need:

Scheepjes Maxi Sugar Rush 2ply (100% cotton, 50g/280m) in Green Yellow (245), Sweet Orange (411), Poppy Rose (390), Electric Blue (201), Cherry (413)

1.25mm (US 9/4 steel) hook

A 1mm (US 12/6 steel) hook

A 2mm (US 4 steel) hook

3 beads, 30mm diameter

4 beads, 25mm diameter

11 beads, 20mm diameter

2 beads, 15mm diameter

0.6mm Chinese waxed cotton, 3m

2 sieve ear studs, 14mm

Jewellery findings/clasps (available from www.jewellerymaker.com)

Needle and thread

For yarn stockists visit Scheepjes at www.scheepjes.com/en

You’ll find the full pattern, yarn quantities and measurements for this amazing project in issue 84.


Simply Crochet issue 84 is available both in-store and online. You can check our stockists’ details here to find your nearest copy, or if you’d rather shop online you can buy individual issues from our back issues website here.

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Let your jewellery do the talking with these statement accessories, whipped up lickety-split in the amigurumi style. Making your own beads means you can pick the perfect shade to match your outfit, or create a personalised gift for a friend in a style to suit them.