How to Braid a Knotted Friendship Bracelet with Rainbow Thread and Crystal Beads

Summary: A braided friendship bracelet is a perfect gift to show love to your close friends. In this tutorial, you will learn how to braid a knotted bracelet.

How to Braid a Knotted Friendship Bracelet with Rainbow Thread and Crystal Beads

Create a gorgeous rainbow color knotted bracelet with small sparkling imitation cubic zirconia accents. It’s a perfect braided bracelet for kids and adults. Even men will like this bracelet style. Come on and join us on how to braid a friendship bracelet.

Material for braiding the braided frienship bracelets:

1) 2pcs. approx. 110cm, 2pcs. approx. 37cm and 1pc. approx. 20cm nylon thread
2) 12pcs. imitation cubic zirconia resin cabochons, 3 purple, 3 pink, 3 clear, 3 turqouise

materials for making braided friendship bracelet

Tools needed for making braided frienship bracelets:

1) Scissors
2)Glue Stick
3) Glue Gun

tools for making braided friendship bracelet

How to braid a knotted friendship bracelet with nylon thread?

Step 1: Take both 37cm pieces and knot them together at the end.

Step 2: Fix this knot and the other end onto the table with some adhesive tape so you can handle it better. Now take both 110cm pieces and knot them about five centimeters under the knot you made before.

Step 3: Tighten the knot and cut the ends.

Step 4: Now take those two threads for knitting your bracelet. Lay the left thread over the two middle threads and under the right.

Step 5: String the right thread under the two middle and through the loop on the left.

Step 6: Now tighten this knot.

Step 7: Repeat step 4 and 5 beginning with the thread on the right.

Step 8: Tighten the knot. Go ahead alterning left and right and make as many knots as it needs until there are approx. 5 centimeter of the two middle cords left.

braiding the bracelet with nylon threads

Step 9: Knot the ends to the two middle cords as you did in step 2 and cut the ends. Make a knot at the end of the two middle cords as you did in step 1.

Step 10: Now go ahead making the clasp. Cross the ends of the friendship bracelet, take the 20cm piece, and use the same technique as you did in step 4.

Step 11: Make four knots and add a knot on each end of the cords.

Step 12: Now glue the imitation cubic zirconia onto the top of the bracelet as you desire.

finish the bracelet by making the knots

Congratulations! Your braided friendship bracelet is done and perfect for everyday wearing. It’s really tough and comfortable, and its colors match almost every other color and style. Color your life and gift knotted bracelets to your friends too, they will love it!

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