How to Make a Braided Lanyard Keychain with Simple Knotting Techniques
Summary: How to make a braided lanyard keychain with simple knotting techniques? The details are shown below in this quick craft tutorial.
Whether it is made for you or as a gift, braided lanyard is a great way to secure your phone or keys from falling off unconsciously. Purchase some nylon threads and wood beads and follow my tutorial on how to make a braided lanyard keychain with special square knots.
Necessities for the braided lanyard keychain:
How to make a braided lanyard keychain with square knotting technique:
Step 1: Braid lanyards with knotting technique
1st, cut 3 pieces of 40cm wax cord;
2nd, thread them through a jump ring and fold them in half;
3rd, pick a piece of 50cm cord and make 3 square knots with it;
4th, put leftmost strand over middle 6 strands;
5th, put rightmost strand over the leftmost and under the right 3 of the middle;
6th, pull the rightmost over the leftmost, and pass it through the left 3 of the middle;
7th, tighten the knot and repeat to make as many as you desire.
Step 2: Complete the braided lanyard keychain
1st, tie 3 square knots with leftmost and rightmost strands;
2nd, slide onto every strand a wood bead and knot beneath;
3rd, cut off excess cords and melt the ends.
Finally the braided lanyard keychain looks like this:
Tada! I have finished the braided lanyard keychain; the knotting techniques Here is quite easy to understand, you are able to make different braided lanyard key chains within an afternoon.