Football Pony Bead Patterns

Football Pony Bead Patterns

What You'll Need:

Pony Beads in 2 to 3 Team Colors
Coordinating Rattail Cording
Lanyard
Scissors
Ruler
 

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Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 30 Minutes

How to Make Football Pony Bead Patterns


Get ready for kickoff with this fun pony bead project! You can design your football to match your hometown high school team, you alma mater or even your favorite professional football team. Headed to a tailgate? These are a cute little gift to make one for each of your super fan friends!
  • 1 Cut & knot cord

    Cut a 54" length of rattail cording. Fold the cord in half and knot it leaving a small loop. Attach lanyard to loop.

  • 2 Knot 3 beads

    Separate the cord ends. Slide 3 core color pony beads onto a cord. Slide the other cord through the beads from the opposite end. Pull both cords snug and center the 3 beads below the knot.

  • 3 Knot 5 beads

    String 5 secondary beads onto a cord. Slide the other cord through the beads from the opposite end. Pull both cords snug.

  • 4 Knot 7 beads

    String 7 core color pony beads onto a cord. Slide the other cord through the beads from the opposite end. Pull both cords snug.

  • 5 Knot 8 beads

    String 2 core color beads, 4 secondary color beads and 2 core color beads onto a cord. Slide the other cord through the beads from the opposite end. Pull both cords snug.

  • 6 Knot 9 beads

    String 4 core color beads, 1 secondary bead and 4 core color beads onto a cord.

  • 7 Knot 9 beads

    String 3 core color beads, 3 secondary beads and 3 core color beads onto a cord. Slide the other cord through the beads from the opposite end. Pull both cords snug.

  • 8 Knot 7 beads

    String 7 core color pony beads onto a cord. Slide the other cord through the beads from the opposite end. Pull both cords snug.

  • 9 Knot 7 beads

    String 2 core color beads, 1 secondary bead and 4 core color beads onto a cord. Slide the other cord through the beads from the opposite end. Pull both cords snug.

  • 10 Knot 5 beads

    String 5 secondary colors onto a cord. Slide the other cord through the beads from the opposite end. Pull both cords snug.

  • 11 Knot 3 beads

    Slide 3 core color pony beads onto a cord. Slide the other cord through the beads from the opposite end. Pull both cords snug.

  • 12 Pull cords tight & trim

    Pull both cords tight, so the beads are snug and centered. Tie cords in an overhand knot. If desired slide 3 beads onto both cords and knot again. Leave about 1" of cording and trim off excess.