Make and hang this colorful Beaded Parrot to hang from your backpack or purse. You can also make them as gifts for friends or family. A great idea would be to make them and donate as outlined in this post from our sister site DIY to Donate.
As a general rule, the larger the bird, the longer the expected lifespan. Some parrots live as long as 75 years. Source: The Spruce Pets – How Long Do Parrots and Other Birds Live.
- 35 Green Pony Beads
- 4 Orange Pony Bead
- 2 Black Pony Beads
- 6 Yellow Pony Beads
- 15 Light Blue Pony Beads
- 2 Yards Satin Cord
- 1 Lanyard Hook
- Fold your cord in half to find the center. Use a half hitch (see diagram) to secure it to lanyard hook.
- Lace beads using pattern illustrated below.
- Finish by tying off with a double knot.
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