How to Make a Beaded Lizard Key Ring

A detailed guide into making a cute little lizard keyring. ,its fun :) I hope you like it!

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How to Make a Beaded Lizard Key Ring
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Beading wire and plyers ( optional)

Beading wire and plyers ( optional)

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Your beads :)

Your beads :)

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After choosing your main colour put 5 beads onto about 1m of beading wire. Make sure they are in the middle of your wire.

After choosing your main colour put 5 beads onto about 1m of beading wire. Make sure they are in the middle of your wire.

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Take one side of your wire and bring it round in a circle on itself so that it creates a loop sliding through 3 of the beads ( either side)

Take one side of your wire and bring it round in a circle on itself so that it creates a loop sliding through 3 of the beads ( either side)

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When you begin to tighten it should look like this...( make sure it is in the middle of the whole length of the wire)

When you begin to tighten it should look like this...( make sure it is in the middle of the whole length of the wire)

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And when fully tightened.... ( this is where you can use the plyers, although make sure you don't cut the wire by accident! )

And when fully tightened.... ( this is where you can use the plyers, although make sure you don't cut the wire by accident! )

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Add 4 beads to one of your wires.

Add 4 beads to one of your wires.

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Take the opposite side of wire and thread it through the beads in the oposite direction....

Take the opposite side of wire and thread it through the beads in the oposite direction....

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Once you have threaded it through.....

Once you have threaded it through.....

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You then tighten!

You then tighten!

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Add 5 beads ...

Add 5 beads ...

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Repeat and tighten ...

Repeat and tighten ...

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Add 6 beads

Add 6 beads

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( just to remind you what you're making and to maintain your will power !)

( just to remind you what you're making and to maintain your will power !)

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Repeat and tighten...

Repeat and tighten...

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Now . Add your coloured bead then a black ( eye) and then 3 coloured and then a black ( eye) and then one last coloured one... These are the lizards eyes

Now . Add your coloured bead then a black ( eye) and then 3 coloured and then a black ( eye) and then one last coloured one... These are the lizards eyes

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Repeat threading technique and tighten

Repeat threading technique and tighten

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So far :)

So far :)

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Repeat previous steps. Threading and tightening coloured beads with this number on each row onwards  : 5, 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 ... You will now have what is in the picture above.

Repeat previous steps. Threading and tightening coloured beads with this number on each row onwards : 5, 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 ... You will now have what is in the picture above.

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Now for arms .. Add 7 beads to one side

Now for arms .. Add 7 beads to one side

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Use the SAME PIECE OF WIRE and thread back on yourself through the 4 closest to the body...

Use the SAME PIECE OF WIRE and thread back on yourself through the 4 closest to the body...

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...

...

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Tighten ..

Tighten ..

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Repeat on the other side ...

Repeat on the other side ...

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Tighten...

Tighten...

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Add 8 beads to one side and continue as usual using the opposite wire to thread through..

Add 8 beads to one side and continue as usual using the opposite wire to thread through..

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Once thread, tighten up...

Once thread, tighten up...

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Repeat row..

Repeat row..

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Repeat again!

Repeat again!

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And again!

And again!

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Now your body is long enough add legs the same as you added arms

Now your body is long enough add legs the same as you added arms

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Looping process as with the arms ...

Looping process as with the arms ...

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You need to tighten this

You need to tighten this

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Tightened

Tightened

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( better picture)

( better picture)

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Repeat for other side

Repeat for other side

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Add 7 beads. Thread opposite wire through

Add 7 beads. Thread opposite wire through

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Tighten to create a line

Tighten to create a line

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Add 6, repeat and tighten

Add 6, repeat and tighten

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Add 5, repeat and tighten

Add 5, repeat and tighten

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Add 4, repeat and tighten

Add 4, repeat and tighten

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Add 3 , repeat and tighten

Add 3 , repeat and tighten

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Ads 2, repeat and tighten

Ads 2, repeat and tighten

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Keep adding rows of 2 until your tail is the right length :)

Keep adding rows of 2 until your tail is the right length :)

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Now for the loop add 10 beads

Now for the loop add 10 beads

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Add 10 to the other side

Add 10 to the other side

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On one side loop one half of the wire through 2 beads on the other side

On one side loop one half of the wire through 2 beads on the other side

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Tighten

Tighten

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Take the left hand side wire and loop it over to the right and through a bead( from left to right ) leaving slack.

Take the left hand side wire and loop it over to the right and through a bead( from left to right ) leaving slack.

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In this loop...

In this loop...

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Drop the wire from the other side through it to create a knot

Drop the wire from the other side through it to create a knot

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Pull twist and secure as best you can and there you have it :) wire lizard ! Just attach to your key ring :)

Pull twist and secure as best you can and there you have it :) wire lizard ! Just attach to your key ring :)

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Others by me :D yay

Others by me :D yay

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