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How to Braid a Flat Hemp Macrame Bracelet in a Different Way

Summary: This tutorial is about tutoring you to braid a flat hemp bracelet. Just take a few of little changes, we will show you a different way to make hemp macramé bracelet.

How to Braid a Flat Hemp Macrame Bracelet in a Different Way

I know many of you would like to use square knot to make hemp or string macrame bracelets, as this kind of knot is simple-to-make and nice-looking, and which is perfect for friendship bracelet craftworks. In this project, I will use square knots as well, but the difference is this square knot is a variant from original one and I named it "fishbone knots". Please keep reading to see how to braid this flast hemp macrame bracelet. (PS: In order to make you read the figures clearly, I replaced all hemp twine strands with the colorful nylon threads.)

Materials and tools for braiding hemp macrame bracelet:

1mm nylon threads in deep pink, dark red and orange colors
2mm nylon thread in gradient colors
Scissors
Lighter

Materials and tools for braiding hemp macrame bracelet

Instructions for braiding hemp macrame bracelet:

Step 1: Make the loop part of hemp macrame bracelet

1st, snip proper length of nylon threads of each color;
2nd, fold the thick one and place it at axis position; leave 1-2cm loop and align the others in order as picture shows.

Make the loop part of hemp macrame bracelet

Step 2: Braid the fishbone knots along the flat hemp bracelet

1st, use pink threads to tie a pair of square knots with keeping the rest to sides;
2nd, then according to the order use red and orange threads to braid square knots; 
3rd, repeat the above processes, you get the fishbone knots.

Braid the fishbone knots along the flat hemp bracelet

Step 3: End up the closure part of hemp braided bracelet

1st, stop braiding until it gets to your ideal length;
2nd, make a button knot as closure part of clasp; trim off excess threads and melt ends.

End up the closure part of hemp braided bracelet

Till here, the tutorial about weaving a flat hemp bracelet is finished. Thanks for enjoying this different way of making hemp bracelet. This tutorial is just of immediate difficulty. So you must be confident to start this project.

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Comments (1)

Jun 19, 2014 at 04:05 AM Elena Gutierrez

How long should the strings be