Jun
11

How to Knit & Crochet Wire Rings [VIDEO]

Learn How to Knit with Wire | Learn How to Crochet with Wire | Make wire and bead rings with Vickie Howell. [VIDEO] from her Ask Me Monday series. #knitwithwire #crochetwithwire #crochetwithbeads #knitwithbeads #summerknitting #knittingjewelry #crochetjewelry

How to Knit with Wire | How to Crochet with Wire

This week on Ask Me Monday, we set yarn aside and opt for a little metal work. We focus on how to knit with wire and how to crochet with wire, then using our skills to make sweet, beaded rings that are the perfect accessory for Summer outfits. Make these rings for your friends, or set-up a ring-making station at your next ladies night or scout meeting. Hey, can you think of a better way to ring in the Summer season? You’re welcome.

***This episode of Ask Me Monday is sponsored by Knitter’s PrideKnitPro***

See more KP products during “Vic’s Tips” segments of The Knit Show!

Learn How to Knit with Wire | Learn How to Crochet with Wire | Make wire and bead rings with Vickie Howell. [VIDEO] from her Ask Me Monday series. #knitwithwire #crochetwithwire #crochetwithbeads #knitwithbeads #summerknitting #knittingjewelry #crochetjewelry

Wire and Bead Rings

MATERIALS

28 Gauge Wire

Size U.S. D/3.25 mm Knitter’s Pride Waves Crochet Hook 

OR

Size U.S. 1/2.25 mm Knitter’s Pride Karbonz Needles

Selection of Beads

Jewelry Cutters

Learn How to Knit with Wire | Learn How to Crochet with Wire | Make wire and bead rings with Vickie Howell. [VIDEO] from her Ask Me Monday series. #knitwithwire #crochetwithwire #crochetwithbeads #knitwithbeads #summerknitting #knittingjewelry #crochetjewelry

How to Crochet with Wire |Ring #1

Written in U.S. terms. In the UK, please sub dc for sc.

Pre-string wire with 9 beads.

Chain (ch) 4 (for narrow version) or 6 (for wider version).

Row 1: Single crochet (sc) in 2nd ch from hook, and to end. Turn. — 3(5) sts

Row 2: Ch1, sc in next 2(4) sts. Turn.

Repeat Row 2, twice more, or until piece measures 1/4 of your finger’s circumference. 

Thin Version Only:

Next Row (RS): Ch1, slide bead up and sc, sc last st. Turn.

Wide Version Only: 

Next Row (RS): Ch1, sc, slide bead up and sc, sc last 2 sts. Turn.

Both Versions:

Next Row: Ch1, sc to end. Turn.

Repeat last 2 rows, twice more.

Sc every row until piece is long enough to fit your finger’s circumference.

Fasten off, leaving a tail for seaming.

Using fingers and wire tail, whip stitch ends of piece together to form ring. Weave in tail through a row or two of stitching. Use jewelry cutters to snip.

Learn How to Knit with Wire | Make wire and bead rings with Vickie Howell. [VIDEO] from her Ask Me Monday series. #knitwithwire #knitwithbeads #summerknitting #knittingjewelry

How to Knit with Wire |Ring #2

Pre-string wire with 9 beads.

Using backward “e” wrap cast on, CO 5 sts.

Knit (k) every row for 5 rows, or until piece measures 1/4 of your finger’s circumference. 

Next Row (WS): K1, [slide bead up and k stitch] three times, k1.

Next Row: Knit.

Repeat last two rows, twice more.

K every row until piece is long enough to fit your finger’s circumference.

BO, leaving a tail for seaming.

Using fingers and wire tail, whip stitch ends of piece together to form ring. Weave in tail through a row or two of stitching. Use jewelry cutters to snip.

Learn How to Knit with Wire | Learn How to Crochet with Wire | Make wire and bead rings with Vickie Howell. [VIDEO] from her Ask Me Monday series. #knitwithwire #crochetwithwire #crochetwithbeads #knitwithbeads #summerknitting #knittingjewelry #crochetjewelry

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2 Responses to “How to Knit & Crochet Wire Rings [VIDEO]”

  1. Tamata

    How cool 😊. We love these ideas! I must try making some lovely rings. Thank you for the inspiration.

    Reply

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