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A nice, easy to way to make a rope bracelet
Make your own knotted bracelets

Posted by campaspe from Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées, France • Published See campaspe's 60 projects »
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  • How to make a rope bracelet. Knotted Bracelets - Step 1
    Step 1

    If you dont have one, make a bord cardboard Kumihimo disc according to the image. The disc should have 9 cm diameter and 32 equallu spaced slots. The slots should be cut on 5 ou 6 mm. The center should be cut out.

  • How to make a rope bracelet. Knotted Bracelets - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut the thread in two pieces of equal length so to have 8 pieces.
    Knot together the 8 threads in the middle and pull the knot through the center of the wheel
    Stretch the threads each along a radius of the wheel in the slots :
    Color 1 slot 1 and 2
    Color 2 slot 5 and 6
    Color 3 slot 9 and 10
    Color 4 slot 13 and 14
    Color 1 slot 17 and 18
    Color 2 slot 21 and 22
    Color 3 slot 25 and 26
    Color 4 slot 29 and 30

  • How to make a rope bracelet. Knotted Bracelets - Step 3
    Step 3

    Beginning with the color 1, take the thread on the right side and from the upper right to the bottom right next to the thread of same color – from slot 2 to slot 16
    For color 2 move the thread from slot 6 to slot 20
    For color 3 move the thread from slot 10 to slot 24
    For color 4 move the thread from slot 14 to slot 28

  • How to make a rope bracelet. Knotted Bracelets - Step 4
    Step 4

    Continue until you have made a complete wheel revolution: you should have the same distribution in the beginning but turned by one slot:

    Color 1 slot 32 and 1
    Color 2 slot 4 and 5
    Color 3 slot 8 and 9
    Color 4 slot 12 and 13
    Color 1 slot 16 and 17
    Color 2 slot 20 and 21
    Color 3 slot 24 and 25
    Color 4 slot 28 and 29

  • How to make a rope bracelet. Knotted Bracelets - Step 5
    Step 5

    Continue up to the desired length. Detach the threads from the wheel and tie a knot. Cut the remaining threads. Glue the ends of the bracelets in the end caps and let dry.
    Attach a jump ring to one end and the clasp to the other end with the second jump ring

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