Knitting & Crocheting All-in-One For Dummies
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It can be difficult to know what you really need when it comes to jewelry and beading design, especially if you're standing in front of racks of supplies. Don't fret, use this list for items you should have handy so you can create jewelry at a moment's notice:

  • Assorted clasps (toggle clasps, spring ring clasp)

  • 2-x2mm tube-shaped sterling crimp beads

  • Sterling and gold-filled bead tips

  • Ear wires (leverback and shepherd hook styles)

  • Head pins

  • Assorted sizes of jump rings (5mm to 7mm in gold-filled and sterling)

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Pam Allen is a knitwear designer and founder of Quince & Co. Shannon Okey is an author and knitwear designer. Find her at knitgrrl.com. Tracy Barr has been an editor, editorial manager, writer, and consultant on several Dummies books. Marlaina "Marly" Bird hosts her own YouTube channel, where she instructs viewers on knitting and crochet. Susan Brittain is a knitwear pattern designer and writer. Karen Manthey edits crochet diagrams for numerous books, magazines, yarn companies, and designers. Manthey was an editor at All American Crafts for 20 years.

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