Lion and Lamb Bead Patterns

Bead patterns for beaded lion and lamb

Make these great Lion and Lamb Bead Patterns to make bead projects to hang from your backpack or key chain. Beading is an old craft that continues to be popular with every generation. Use simple projects for beginners and advance to the more complex patterns as their ability increases. We have several patterns in our Bead Crafts section.


The oldest beads were naturally punctured objects. These objects would range from stones, seeds, shells, animal teeth etc. Many of the earliest examples were found Kenya and Turkey. The earliest bead dates are debated between 300,000-100,000 B.C.E. and 43,000-38,000 B.C.E. Source: Wild Asteria – A Brief History of Bead Weaving


Lamb Supplies:

  • 31 White Pony Beads
  • 26 Ivory Pony Beads
  • 2 Black Pony Beads
  • 2 Pink Pony Beads
  • 2 Yards Satin Cord
  • 1 Lanyard Hook

Lion Supplies:

  • 21 Brown Pony Beads
  • 28 Ivory Pony Beads
  • 6 Black Pony Beads
  • 2 Pink Pony Beads
  • 2 Yards Satin Cord
  • 1 Lanyard Hook
  1. Fold your cord in half to find the center.
  2. Use a half hitch shown below to secure it to lanyard hook.
  3. Lace beads using pattern shown below as a guide.
  4. Finish by tying off each end with a double knot.

Editors note:

  • Put a small dab of white glue on the knot to make a more secure fastening.
  • Patterns can be printed for group use or your convenience.
Patterns, Templates and Printables

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