Pony Bead Alligator

Alligator made from pony beads

Now is the time to make some backpack accessories as school starts. This Pony Bead Alligator is just one of many pony bead projects that you can create and start a trend with all your friends.


As an alligator’s teeth are worn down, they are replaced. An alligator can go through 3,000 teeth in a lifetime. American alligators live about 50 years in the wild. Source: Smithsonian’s National Zoo – AMERICAN ALLIGATOR

  • 2 Black Pony Beads
  • 56 Green Pony Beads
  • 29 Lime Green Pony Beads
  • Lanyard Hook
  • 3 Yards Satin Cord
  1. Fold your cord in half to find the center.
  2. Use a half hitch (see detail below) to secure it to lanyard hook.
  3. Lace beads using photo as a guide.
  4. Finish by tying off with a double knot.
  5. Add a dab of glue on your knot and the half hitch attachment to the lanyard and let dry.

beaded alligator pattern



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