Beads for Wool

A captivating yarn

A captivating yarn

Here at Boundless Beads, we don’t just bead. We sew, we knit, and if it’s possible to work beads into a project, we’ll have a go!
We were delighted with the results of a recent family collaboration: pretty artisanal Preciosa Czech glass silver lined seed beads 5/0 in steel blue, woven into hand-dyed blue and subtle green yarn used to create this lacy shawl.
In our family, like many others, everyone has their crafting speciality. In this case, Kate’s mum and sister a[..]

Categories: jewellery making, knitting with beads, beaded shawl, Beads for Wool, necklace making

I’m dreaming of a ̶w̶h̶i̶t̶e̶ green Christmas.

I’m dreaming of a   ̶w̶h̶i̶t̶e̶   green Christmas.

You’ve heard about the climate crisis right? And our plastic-swamped oceans? This Christmas, give the best present you can to our planet (and your tree) and ditch glittery plastic bling in favour of some magical eco-friendly woollen baubles and glass bead twisticles >>
Shocks away
In the UK, we throw away 30% more than normal during the festive period, and send 100 million bags of rubbish to landfill. Shocking right? Not to mention the 277,000 miles of wrapping paper we bin; mu[..]

Categories: Beads, Beads for Wool, Glass Beads, Handmade Christmas, How to Bead

It’s a wrap!

It’s a wrap!

The history of scarves, and how to create a unique statement-piece beaded woollen scarf.
From humble beginnings, scarves have grown from being the most basic of clothing staples to becoming the must-have fashion accessory of the well-heeled lady or gent, and the epitome of sartorial elegance.

The elegant silk headscarf became the epitome of high fashion in the 1950s.
Cultural icons including Audrey Hepburn and Jackie Onassis influenced an entire generation into the wearing of elega[..]

Categories: Beads for Wool

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