How to Bead the Double St. Petersburg Chain
Learn How to Bead the Double St. Petersburg Chain with this free beading pattern. If you want to know how to make bracelets that will awe your friends and family, this is the tutorial for you! Not all DIY jewelry has this level of intricacy, and you will love the beautiful and unique design of these DIY bracelets. If you want to know how to weave one of the most captivating seed bead patterns, you have to try this out. Grab your beads and your thread and check out this tutorial!
Project TypeLearn a Technique
Time to CompleteIn an evening
Bead Technique UsedStitched
Bead Project TypeBracelet
What is the St. Petersburg Stitch?
The St. Petersburg stitch is a stunning chain stitch that you definitely need to try! Typically used to make bead chains, this design creates a series of slanted columns. This stitch is made of top and bottom turnings, creating the slanted effect. There are two common types of St. Petersburg stitches: single and double. Start with the single stitch: click here to learn how to make a single St. Petersburg stitch. Both of them are flexible, but the main difference is that the double St. Petersburg stitch connects a second chain connected to the middle beads. You can use this stitching technique with a variety of beads, so it’s very versatile.