Beaded Yarn Bookmark

Beaded Yarn Bookmark

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores
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Additional Information



  • Sensations yarns: Casual Boucle, 1 yd Whisper, 2 yds
  • 4mm Nickel jump ring, 1 pkg
  • 7mm Silver jump ring, 1 pkg
  • 2" Nickel head pin, 1 pkg
  • Medium width cable chain, 1 pkg
  • Burnished silver metal leaf charm, 1 pkg
  • 3 Bead charms of choice
  • 15x21mm Silver metal bead cone
  • 6/0 Czech glass beads, black diamond, 24 gm
  • Small round black & grey beads, 1 pkg
  • 24ga Silver wire
  • Wire cutters
  • Bent-nose pliers
  • Round-nose pliers


  1. Cut three strands of Casual Boucle yarn, each 11" long.
  2. Cut six strands of Whisper yarn, each 11" long.
  3. Divide yarn and lay into three groups. Each group should have one strand of Casual Boucle and two strands of Whisper.
  4. Knot all strands together at one end. Trim excess yarn neatly to 1" beyond knot.
  5. Separate yarn again into three groups as mentioned in step three. Braid the separate yarn sections together to measure eight inches.
  6. Knot at end to secure. Trim excess yarn close to knot.
  7. Using an 8" piece of 24ga wire, thread one end of wire through knot. Wrap wire tightly around knot 4-5 times making sure wire is secure. Thread end of wire through beaded cone.
  8. Make a wrap loop at top of cone. Cut excess wire.
  9. Cut a 4", 3" and 2" piece of chain and set aside.
  10. Open a 7mm jump ring. Attach jump ring to wire wrap loop at top of cone. Attach all three pieces of chain on jump ring. Close jump ring.
  11. Open a 4mm jump ring and attach to the free end of one of the chains and attach to a bead charm. Close jump ring.
  12. Repeat step 13 for 2 remaining chains.
  13. Using a 4mm jump ring, attach a leaf charm to chain where desired.
  14. Repeat step 13 five more times and place leaf charms randomly on all chains.
  15. Using a 2" headpin thread one Czech glass bead. Make a loop at top of bead. Attach to chain where desired and close loop with wrap technique. Cut excess wire.
  16. Repeat step 15 eight more times or until desired amount of beads are attached.
  17. Using a 2" headpin thread one round bead. Make a loop at top of bead. Attach to chain where desired and close loop with wrap technique. Cut excess wire.
  18. Repeat step 17 five more times or until amount of beads desired are attached.