If you are ready to take your Peyote stitch to a new level, you are ready to learn how to work in tubular and circular variations. This Peyote stitch free tutorial will allow you to begin working in three-dimensions. That could be making simple tubular bangles, or getting into more complicated shapes.
Tubular Peyote Stitch
This is the easier of the two variations described in this Peyote stitch free tutorial. You will first learn how tubular Peyote stitch is constructed, including the ‘step up’.
The tutorial also talks about the difference between odd count and even count tubular Peyote stitch. It then goes on to look at the common variation with its very own name: Cellini Spiral.
If you then want to put your skills to the test, you can find a very basic, beginner’s tubular Peyote stitch bangle in this magazine. If you want to try out Cellini spiral, then this bracelet pattern is an option, or how about a necklace, or even some napkin rings?
Circular Peyote Stitch
Once you have mastered tubular Peyote stitch, you will find that circular Peyote stitch works in a very similar way. The only difference is that you will need to make regular increases to give the circle its shape.
This Peyote stitch free tutorial then goes on to talk about how to create different shapes in circular Peyote stitch. So, you will learn all about hexagons, pentagons, triangles and squares. It also makes a great reference tool if you need to make rectangles.
Keep this tutorial handy as you are using these techniques. You can refer back to the basics if you need a reminder, or if you are still learning.
The Peyote stitch free tutorial ends with a brief overview of how circular and tubular Peyote stitch can be combined. This allows you to make three-dimensional shapes. If you want a bit of practice to develop these skills, then you might like to move on to this charm bracelet pattern.
You can mix circular and tubular peyote stitch with this toadstool charm and there are plenty of other options here. So go and experiment!