Watermelon Bead Pattern

DIY Beaded watermelon key chain or back pack chain.

Summer is a fun time to enjoy crafting with beads. The FreeKidsCrafts Team created this Watermelon Bead Pattern to hang on your backpack or key chain. Beading is in. Join in the fun.


The first recorded watermelon harvest occurred nearly 5,000 years ago in Egypt. Over 1,200 varieties of watermelon are grown across 96 countries worldwide. Early explorers used watermelons as canteens. Source: Watermelon.org – Facts & FAQs

  • Lanyard Hook or Key Ring
  • 2 Feet of Bead Cord
  • 13 Green Pony Beads
  • 29 Hot Pink Pony Beads
  • 7 Black Pony Beads
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • White Glue
  1. Stiffen the ends of the cord with white glue. Let dry.
  2. Tie a lanyard hook or key ring to middle of the cord.
  3. On the right hand cord string on one hot pink pony bead. With the left hand cord go through the same bead in the opposite direction. Pull on both cords, tightening the beads up close to the lanyard hook. Repeat with the second row, stringing on 3 hot pink pony beads. Weave a total of seven rows using the pattern as a guide.Tie off each cord close to the last bead.
  4. Dab a bit of white glue on each knot. Let dry. Trim.
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2 thoughts on “Watermelon Bead Pattern”

  1. jonelle kamo says:

    this is the best ever

  2. Jonele Kmo says:

    helps a lot

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