Step-by-step Tutorial on Making Nice Chinese Button Knots Earrings
Summary: To make these nice earrings I made 10 Chinese button knots firstly, which are easy to understand with the help of pictured instructions! Only 20 minutes are required for a complete pair!
By collecting some nylon thread and learning the Chinese button knot tying technique, you can really spruce your outfit up in an easy and economical way. Not convinced yet? Here, taken these DIY knot earrings as an example, I'm gonna just show you how to make nice earrings within 20 minutes!
Supplies needed for making the nice knot earring:
2mm Colorful Nylon Thread
Blank Hoop Earrings
How to start the nice earrings out of thread?
Step 1: Tie the Chinese button knots
1st, cut two lengths of nylon thread and pin the ends on a flat. Tie a button knot (click here and it will be redirecting to the detail page of how to tie a button knot);
2nd, tighten the knot and then trim off the excess threads;
3rd, melt and seal the ends by using lighter;
4th, make an extra 9 Chinese button knot. Tie the knots as much as you can with same thread to make full use of it. Cut the knots out and seal with lighter.
Step 2: Slide the button knot beads onto hoop earring
1st, loosen one thread segment on knot with fingers;
2nd, slide it onto the hoop earring;
3rd, add one bronze spacer bead;
4th, repeat adding the rest 4 button knots and 3 spacer beads alternately on hoop earring;
5th, close the hoop earring;
6th, repeat the 2nd step to make a complete pair of Chinese button knot earrings.
Just can't wait to wear and show off in front of my friends : )
Once you finished your first button knot, you'll be halfway to the entire Chinese knot earrings project. By the way, for making another nice earring, try tying the Monkey Fist Knot and that may make another amazingly pretty earring for women!