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Caterpillar chain

Learn a 3-dimensional variation of cross-needle weave
If you have any anxiety about trying cross-needle weave, my caterpillar chain is a great way to master the technique. Cross-needle weaving is similar to tying overhand knots, and if you think of it that way, you can relax and enjoy the rhythm of the stitch.Caterpillar chain is a three-sided version of cross-needle weave. It works up quickly, and the finished pieces can be as casual or as dressy as you like. By connecting the chain's ends, you can make circular beads (I call them "torus" beads) a...

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