To make a beaded warped square in Peyote Stitch is very easy. Especially if you know how to make a flat beaded square. In fact, a warped square is easier than a flat square!
Technically speaking, we are using a combination of Peyote Stitch and Herringbone Stitch.
The logic is: Peyote stitch for the flat surfaces; Herringbone stitch for increases.
In a basic beaded warped square, you just do the herringbone stitch at the corners and peyote stitch for the sides. That’s it!
Here is a graphical step-by-step. Credit for the image goes to Contemporary Geometric Beadwork (Kate McKinnon’s site). You can find the full document (.pdf file), tutorials, and beading basics at CGB Volume 1, Basics Section.
Other Warped Beaded Shapes
Now that you know that adding a Herringbone St. (just 2 beads) anywhere along the Peyote st. rows will cause an “increase” you can easily deduce that you can warp beaded shapes in surprising ways.
The same logic applies to various beaded shapes. Here is an example of a beaded warped triangle.
“Warped Triangle” necklace is also another example of using this beading logic to create fun and unexpected warping.
I have played around with some warped squares and if the complete project turns out anything like it is now doing in my mind’s eye, I will link it here. Meanwhile, enjoy your warpings!