I am so very pleased that this idea worked! I purchased some of those small peanut-shaped beads a few weeks ago, and designed this stitch variant for them. I wasn’t very excited with my Beading for a Cure project as it was — I think the idea would still work, but I was forcing the beads to fit the idea — so decided to try this twisted right angle weave idea with the BFAC beads. It is an excellent rope; the spiral is tight enough to be able to see the colors wrap around the diameter, and because it’s based on right angle weave, it has a really nice drape. It bends easily, making loops with an inner diameter of 1/2″ or so.
Only four of the beads in the kit are in the rope (the 11s and the drop beads), so the remaining kit beads are for a center pendant befitting the rope. The clasp will be a bar and toggle clasp, made of the kit beads.
I think there’s lots of possibilities for this stitch. Beyond changes in bead colors and shapes, the diameter could be larger too. I’m just delighted. I hope to write instructions for this.