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How To Make A Friendship Bracelet!

posted in Beauty
01/25/2014
  • To make a simple chevron bracelet
You will need:
4 different coloured lengths of embroidery thread
Tape or a safety pin
    To make a simple chevron bracelet
    You will need:
    4 different coloured lengths of embroidery thread
    Tape or a safety pin
  • Cut your thread to a length of 24 inches. Make sure there are two sets of each color. Combine the threads and tie a knot, leaving 3 inches of slack. Tape to a flat surface. Separate the two sets, arranging the strands in a mirror-image pattern with the outside strands the same color and so on.
    Cut your thread to a length of 24 inches. Make sure there are two sets of each color. Combine the threads and tie a knot, leaving 3 inches of slack. Tape to a flat surface. Separate the two sets, arranging the strands in a mirror-image pattern with the outside strands the same color and so on.
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Start on the left side with the outermost color (shown here in red) and make a forward knot by creating a 4-shape over the 2nd color, loop it under and back through the opening.
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    Start on the left side with the outermost color (shown here in red) and make a forward knot by creating a 4-shape over the 2nd color, loop it under and back through the opening.
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Pull up and to the right to tighten. Make the same knot twice over each color. Continue knotting over each color, towards the right, until the outermost color has carried over to the middle. This is one half of the chevron pattern.
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    Pull up and to the right to tighten. Make the same knot twice over each color. Continue knotting over each color, towards the right, until the outermost color has carried over to the middle. This is one half of the chevron pattern.
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Now pick up the outermost color on the right side (show here in red) and make a backward knot, creating a reverse 4-shape over the 2nd color, loop it under and back through the opening. Pull up and to the left to tighten. Don’t forget to knot twice over each color!
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    Now pick up the outermost color on the right side (show here in red) and make a backward knot, creating a reverse 4-shape over the 2nd color, loop it under and back through the opening. Pull up and to the left to tighten. Don’t forget to knot twice over each color!
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Continue knotting towards the left until the outermost strand reaches the middle. Tie a backwards knot with the two middle strands to connect the two halves. knot twice. The first chevron row is complete! Continue with the the next color, which is now the outermost strand.
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    Continue knotting towards the left until the outermost strand reaches the middle. Tie a backwards knot with the two middle strands to connect the two halves. knot twice. The first chevron row is complete! Continue with the the next color, which is now the outermost strand.
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Remembering the color order is important for the first few rows but after the 3rd or 4th row, the strands will fall nicely in place. Finish it with a knot and a braid.
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    Remembering the color order is important for the first few rows but after the 3rd or 4th row, the strands will fall nicely in place. Finish it with a knot and a braid.
  • Tie it around your wrist and enjoy!
You can do this in any colour and any amount of strings!
    Tie it around your wrist and enjoy!
    You can do this in any colour and any amount of strings!
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