Oh my goodness....
Ellene has done it again and this time she made something specially for us (well, others may get it also, but it was as a result of a great conversation that she and I had).
Presenting (tah dah! Hear the trumpets in the distance?) a wonderful crocheted beaded belt with a bonus i-Pod or i-Glass Cozy pattern to be worn with the belt in all sorts of wonderful ways.
Any fingering weight yarns should work most excellently.
With the yarn, you want some 10 mm beads, as fancy as you can find -- or email us for what we have tucked away and we'll work out a way to get you some.
You also will want at least 50 yards of a fingering weight metallic yarn that looks good with whichever yarn you choose, four 1" diameter metal rings, a bead threader, 7+ of the large beads I mentioned above, 18 assorted glass beads for the ends of the fringe, and 18 of 6/0 beads in a color that looks good with everything else.
Your crochet hook will probably run (depending on your gauge) size US C2/2.74mm and US B1/2.25 mm). You'll also want to have on hand one size 3 sew-on snap, and assorted sewing materials like a tapestry needle, scissors, sewing needle and thread to match the yarn.
Great great great project!
What we offer here is the pattern alone, but if you would like some help putting together a bead packet, just email first and we'll "talk".
Highly recommend. And notice that if you make it as a gift, one size fits all!