Erika Knight applies her needle skills to jewelry in her latest book, Beads & Buttons, to offer a unique take on jewelry making.
Featuring 25 instructions for making a range of jewelry, learn how to knit and crochet using unconventional materials like wire, and incorporate natural supplies, such as shells and stones in to your projects. With a variety of vintage and playful styles, create a sweet Double Bone Button Choker, unique and sea inspired Encapsulated Beads & Knitted Tube Necklace, a Linen Wrapped Beads & Pompoms Necklace or a cute Crochet Flower, Bead & Button Bag Charm.
As well as offering guides for learning how to knit and crochet, there are tutorials for making a range of embellishments, such as tassels and pom poms, which would be great to use in your own designs.
Beads & Buttons by Erika Knight, published by Quadrille, £12.99.
Check out a sample project from the book, Crochet & Fabric Wrapped Bead Necklace.