How many rows of beadwork per inch?

A Handy Dandy guide!
It’s one thing to know how many beads there are in an inch of strung beads but do you know how many rows of beadwork are in an inch?

If you can figure that out, you’ll be able to tell the length of a finished project just by looking at this graph — if the bead pattern is fairly straight-forward. Here’s a chart showing approximately how many rows there are in an inch of beadwork, listed by stitch and bead size.

This is a general guideline as bead sizes vary somewhat by manufacturer.

Want to print this out and hang it near your work area? Download a PDF of the chart here. 

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