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Friendship Bracelets

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Lion Brand
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Description

SIZE: Finished length about 7” Bracelet length is adjustable.

SUPPLIES & TOOLS

•LION BRAND® BONBONS:  Beach 1 pack  or color of choice

Packing tape

 

MATERIALS NOTES

1.            Materials are sufficient to make multiple Bracelets.

2.            For each Bracelet, choose any colors desired from the pack to be first, second and third colors.

 

DIRECTIONS

Diagonal Even Stripes Bracelet

Cut a 65” long strand each of 3 different colors.  Fold strands in half and tie into an overhand knot at center, leaving a ½” tall loop. With packing tape, secure knotted end of strands to a table or other flat surface.

 

Arrange the strands so that strands 1 and 2 are both the first color, strands 3 and 4 are both the second color, and strands 5 and 6 are both the third color.

The Diagonal Stripes Bracelet is made from left hand basic double knots.

Make a left hand basic knot.  Beginning on the left side with strand 1, tie the first left hand double knot. Hold strand 2 tightly and knot strand 1 over and under strand 2.  Pull strand 1 to the left to tighten.  Repeat to make a double knot. 

For second knot, hold strand 3 tightly and knot strand 1 over and under strand 3.  Pull strand 1 to the left to tighten.  Continue to tie double knots with strand 1 over strands 4, 5 and 6. 

Begin the second row by starting on the left again.  Continue tying double knots left to right across all strands.  Repeat until the Bracelet is about 7”. long, or desired length to fit your wrist.

 

Diagonal Variation – Thick and Thin Stripes Bracelet

Make same as Diagonal Even Stripes Bracelet, but separate the strands as follows:  strands 1 and 2 should both be the first color, strands 3 and 6 both the second color, and strands 4 and 5 both the third color. 

 

Chevron Bracelet

Cut a 65”  long strand each of 3 different colors.  Fold strands in half and tie into an overhand knot at center, leaving a ½” tall loop. With packing tape, secure knotted end of strands to a table or other flat surface.

Arrange the strands so that strands 1 and 6 are both the first color, strands 2 and 5 are both the second color, and strands 3 and 4 are both the third color.

The Chevron Bracelet is made from both left and right hand basic double knots.  Make basic knit Beginning on the left side with strand 1 tie the first left hand double knot. Hold strand 2 tightly and knot strand 1 over and under strand 2.  Pull strand 1 to the left to tighten. Repeat to make a double knot. 

For second knot, hold strand 3 tightly and knot strand 1 over and under strand 3.  Pull strand 1 to the left to tighten and repeat to make a double knot. 

The next 3 knots will be right hand basic double knots.  Beginning on the right side hold strand 5 tightly and knot strand 6 over and under strand 5.  Pull strand 6 to the right to tighten and repeat to make a double knot.  For the fourth knot, hold strand 4 tightly and knot strand 6 over and under strand 4. Pull strand 6 to the right to straighten.  Tie the middle strands together using a right hand basic knot to complete the first row.

To begin the second row, start with outside strands and work toward the center. Repeat until the Bracelet is about 7 in. long, or desired length to fit  wrist.

FINISHING

Knot the yarn ends, then trim strands about 2” from knot. Untape Bracelet from table.  To wear Bracelet, knot strands through beginning loop.

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