Metal Awl with Ergo Grip

Metal Awl with Ergo Grip

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An awl is a beading tool used for knotting. The awl makes it easier for you to make consistent and tight knots. Use to form knots between beads & pearls. Comes in handy when you need to open small beads for covering crimps. Guides knots down close to beads. Fine point helps loosen knots and tangles.

  • Made in China for The Beadsmith
  • Qty: 1
  • 5 inches

Useful Tips by the BeadSmith® Knotting with an awl:

  1. Secure one end of your silk or nylon bead cord to a fastener.
  2. String a bead onto the cord.
  3. Make a loop around two of your fingers with the loose end of the cord.
  4. Drop the end of the cord between your fingers to create a loose overhand knot.
  5. Insert the tip of the awl through the center of the knot.
  6. Carefully slide the knot towards bead while pulling the loose end with your other hand.
  7. Remove awl and pull the knot tight.
  8. Repeat with each bead until the necklace is complete