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make a not and dip dye it in your favorite color for the perfect summer necklace
Nautical knots are super cool and make extremely fashionable fashion accessories!

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  • How to braid a necklace. Anthropologie Inspired Dip Dyed Knot Necklace - Step 1
    Step 1

    wash with warm water and soap 3 yards of waxed cotton cord.
    Once dried the wax will be mostly gone and the cord will look thicker and rounder.

  • How to braid a necklace. Anthropologie Inspired Dip Dyed Knot Necklace - Step 2
    Step 2

    Fold the cord in half and make the 4 bights plait turk's head knot... it's easy, just follow the arrows...

  • How to braid a necklace. Anthropologie Inspired Dip Dyed Knot Necklace - Step 3
    Step 3

    un-tight the knot a bit, to give it the messy look.

  • How to braid a necklace. Anthropologie Inspired Dip Dyed Knot Necklace - Step 4
    Step 4

    Mix a hazelnut size of fabric paint with few spoonfuls of water, and stir well.
    Make a test try on a small piece of cord, and if you like the color, dip the knot and part of the cords onto the mix.

  • How to braid a necklace. Anthropologie Inspired Dip Dyed Knot Necklace - Step 5
    Step 5

    hang it to dry

  • How to braid a necklace. Anthropologie Inspired Dip Dyed Knot Necklace - Step 6
    Step 6

    If you want a deeper color on the knot, once dry, dip it again and let dry again (this will make the process a little longer).

  • How to braid a necklace. Anthropologie Inspired Dip Dyed Knot Necklace - Step 7
    Step 7

    Now open the knot by moving the cords just a little, to show the ombre effect of the dye.

  • How to braid a necklace. Anthropologie Inspired Dip Dyed Knot Necklace - Step 8
    Step 8

    cut the ends of the cords at you're desired length and by using a toothpick and a drop of glue, slip the cords into the cord ends.

  • How to braid a necklace. Anthropologie Inspired Dip Dyed Knot Necklace - Step 9
    Step 9

    Insert the chain on both parts onto the cord ends ... and wear it in public!

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