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The Basic Looping Technique: using a hook
This basic technique is very useful for making simple bracelets, adding extensions to bracelets, and making all sorts of other rubber band jewellery designs. It can be done using a hook or a loom. Follow these instructions for the basic looping technique using a hook. You will need several rubber bands in green, orange and hot pink.

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  • How to make a techniques. Basic Rubber Band Looping Technique - Step 1
    Step 1

    To begin, fold a green rubber band over the hook so it is doubled.

  • How to make a techniques. Basic Rubber Band Looping Technique - Step 2
    Step 2

    Attach an S-clip to the middle of the band.

  • How to make a techniques. Basic Rubber Band Looping Technique - Step 3
    Step 3

    The band will now sit securely on the hook without having to be held steady.

  • How to make a techniques. Basic Rubber Band Looping Technique - Step 4
    Step 4

    Next, take an orange band and loop it over the hook.

  • How to make a techniques. Basic Rubber Band Looping Technique - Step 5
    Step 5

    Twist the orange band slightly to prevent it coming off the hook.

  • How to make a techniques. Basic Rubber Band Looping Technique - Step 6
    Step 6

    Slide it through the green band, keeping hold of the other end with your finger and thumb.

  • How to make a techniques. Basic Rubber Band Looping Technique - Step 7
    Step 7

    Pull up the other end of the orange band to meet the hook.

  • How to make a techniques. Basic Rubber Band Looping Technique - Step 8
    Step 8

    Place the left loop of the orange band over the hook.

  • How to make a techniques. Basic Rubber Band Looping Technique - Step 9
    Step 9

    Now loop a hot pink band with the hook and pull it through the orange band, as before.

  • How to make a techniques. Basic Rubber Band Looping Technique - Step 10
    Step 10

    Continue looping with your chosen colour scheme until the design is the correct length.

  • How to make a techniques. Basic Rubber Band Looping Technique - Step 11
    Step 11

    Transfer the two loops on the hook carefully onto the other side of the S-clip.

  • How to make a techniques. Basic Rubber Band Looping Technique - Step 12
    Step 12

    The looped design is now complete and secured by the clip.

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