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The ensuing tutorial will show you a functional and amusing jewelry making technique that allows you to make all sorts of handmade items easily. Today’s techniques are about how to make a DIY hair accessory by tying a knot.
When learning how to make DIY hair accessories, it is important that the items you make meet all your requirements for a jewelry ornament, such as functional, fashionable, decorative, etc. Handmade hair accessories can help hold your hair out of your face all the while adding a pop of color to your outfit. We introduce here a distinctive way of making such an accessory out of common jewelry making techniques. For instance, in this tutorial, we use a versatile knot tying technique.

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  • How to braid a headband. Diy Hair Accessories By Tying A Knot - Step 1
    Step 1

    Step 1: Preparation of rope ends

    1. Cut a small piece of wire and fold in half;

    2. Take the rope end cap and insert the wire through the hole. Leave a loop on the outside. Twist the two ends of the wire and fix them firmly inside the rope cap;

    3. Repeat the above 2 procedures with the three other rope caps. Set aside.

  • How to braid a headband. Diy Hair Accessories By Tying A Knot - Step 2
    Step 2

    Step 2: Create the knot pattern

    1. Take the rope, tape the two ends of rope;

    2. Start to tie your knot leaving 8-10 inches on one end, in a figure “8” shape;

    3. Once the knot is finished, measure another 8-10 inches and tape the location, next cut the rope;

  • How to braid a headband. Diy Hair Accessories By Tying A Knot - Step 3
    Step 3

    4. Pick up the rest of the rope and repeat the figure “8” knot again;

    5. Insert the second rope into the knot. Follow the first cord through the knot with the second cord that you just inserted. Make sure that both the beginnings and the ends of the ropes are equal.

  • How to braid a headband. Diy Hair Accessories By Tying A Knot - Step 4
    Step 4

    Step 3: Add on the end caps

    Heat up a glue gun and squeeze glue into the end cap, next insert the rope ends in the caps. Press them in firmly to make sure that they are well attached.

    Repeat this step for the 3 other rope ends.

  • How to braid a headband. Diy Hair Accessories By Tying A Knot - Step 5
    Step 5

    Step 4: Add on the adjustable elastic band

    1. Attach one jumpring to every end cap;

    2. Add on the elastic band as below.

  • How to braid a headband. Diy Hair Accessories By Tying A Knot - Step 6
    Step 6

    And here you have it!

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Penny F.
Penny F. · North Bay, Ontario, CA · 19 projects
Wow! I love this! I am going to have to try this out.. I have 3 kinds of rope that are kind of like this but I have it in red, black and purple. Happy
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