Quick knit bead bracelet

My daughter Grace was selected to attend USA Hockey's Player Development Girls Select 14 Camp this summer.  It was an incredible experience for her, even though she left the camp early because of an injury (that has her laying in bed right now, post op from knee surgery, but recovering well).

Why am I mentioning this?  Well, I went with her to St. Cloud, Minnesota and as I always do when I am on vacation, I checked out the local yarn store.  There was a nice, friendly yarn shop not too far from where I was staying:  Bonnie’s Spinning Wheel Yarn Shop.  And while I was there, I got some yarn, knitting goodies, and a knitting kit:

Beaded bracelet kit

I made this bracelet in under 2 hours and absolutely love it!

Beaded bracelet

The only problem is that after wearing it a couple of times, it stretched a bit and now it is too big for me.  So I will make another one with different yarn.  I am thinking I will try a metallic yarn.  Once I have found the yarn, I'll pick out beads and a clasp and start again.  Since it only takes a couple of hours to knit up, it's not that big of a deal.  If I can find the right combination of yarn and beads, these will be a big Christmas present this year!

Here are my project details:
Kit:  Roll Bracelet Kit by Deanna K. Van Assche/ Deanna's Vintage Styles; color:  Silver knight.
Size made:  small
Yarn:  10 yds ribbon yarn
Misc:  Beads:  2 strings Size 6 beads
Needles:  US 2/2.75 mm
Quick and easy, really nice looking, but needs different yarn so it does not stretch OR make it smaller.

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