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Pony Bead Crocodile
Courtesy of Darice® Creative Crafts

Who can think about Australia without thinking about crocodiles! At least you won't have to wrestle with this one! Pony bead animals are fun to make - you could easily make enough to populate the whole outback.

Pony Bead Crocodile

You will need:
  • Pony Beads:
  • 64 Green
  • 32 Olive
  • 3 Shiny Green
  • 21/2 yards Clear Plastic Lacing,
  • or 1/4" Ribbon


  1. First Row: Fold cord in half then string 3 pony beads onto center of the cord.

  2. Second Row: Thread 3 beads onto one side of lace then thread the other end of the lace through the same 3 beads in the opposite direction. (Step 1).

  3. Third - Seventh Row: Using diagram as a guide, repeat threading beads in the same manner.

  4. Feet: Thread 4 Olive beads onto lace then thread the lace back through the first Olive bead. (Step 2).

  5. Eighth Row: Thread beads onto lace. Make opposite foot then thread lace through same beads. (Step 3).

  6. Repeat this technique to the end referring to illustration for bead placement. Tie ends of lace together. Attach to a key chain ring, or zipper pull if desired.


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