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I am thrilled to announce She-Knits 6/0 Bead Feeder!!!! (there is a separate listing for the She-Knits 8/0 Bead Feeder)

Go to Sheknits You Tube Channel for visual directions to see how She-Knits Bead Feeder is so easy to use :
http://youtu.be/KNopyZU4I4A

This makes adding beads to your knitting or crocheting so much faster and easier than any other method I have found including using; a crochet hook, super floss or wire.
No more of having to pull out your beads, find your crochet hook... make sure you don't lose your beads everywhere or having to pick up one bead at a time. You can finally be ready to do your beaded work anywhere anytime with this one tool.
The 6/0 bead is the most typically used bead size in knitting and what I use for all my fingering weight shawl/scarf patterns that call for beads. (see my other listings for designs such as Cynthia (shown in the last picture of this listing), Shoshie, Me oh Maya + Robin.

Wholesale inquiries welcome.

VERY IMPORTANT BEAD HOLE SIZE INFORMATION --
Beads that WILL work with the She-Knits 6/0 Bead feeder -
The She-Knits Bead Feeder holds 40-45 size 6/0 beads. The 6/0 beads I am referring to are the high quality LARGE holed beads that you often purchase online or in specialty bead shops. Some of these bead names are:
Matsuno or Delicas.
Czech beads
Japanese beads called Miyuki
European beads called TOHO

Beads that WILL NOT WORK-
Please note: the less expensive beads you buy typically at big box craft shops (Michaels, Hobby Lobby, etc.) store ) are of a different quality and often have small holes that WILL NOT WORK with the bead feeder and fingering weight yarn.. The 6/0 bead is the most typically used bead size in knitting and what I use for all my fingering weight shawl/scarf patterns that call for beads. (see my other listings for designs such as Cynthia (shown in the last picture of this listing), Shoshie, Me oh Maya + Robin.

Written tutorial directions
The way the She-Knits Bead Feeder works is; when you are ready to put a bead on your yarn loop:
1.Using the stem of the bead feeder lift off the first loop on your left hand needle (or crochet hook) onto the bead feeder.

2. Next, slip that yarn loop down into the notch at the tip of your bead feeder so the yarn sits below or flush with the top of the notch. If yarn does not fit 'down' into notch completely, the bead will not slide over it which might mean the yarn is too thick to use with the bead feeder. Sometimes it helps to slightly pull down on the bottom of the yarn loop that is underneath to get the yarn down into the notch. Be sure not to pull to hard so as not to break the tip of the bead feeder!

3. Next, with the end of your index finger on the hand with which you are holding the bead feeder, push the bead over thr notch and off of bead feeder onto the yarn loop while keeping the yarn loop in the notch of the bead feeder . You can of course use your other hand to pull the bead over if that is easier for you.

4. Lastly using the bead feeder put the beaded yarn loop that is still in the notch of your bead feeder back onto your left hand needle and proceed with your knitting (or crocheting)

She-Knits 6/0 Bead Feeder for fingering weight yarn and 6/0 high quality beads

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