Custom Friendship Jewelry- How to Tie Your Own Chinese Snake Knot Bracelet
Summary: This time I would like to introduce you a common way to tie a beautiful friendship bracelet in a simple Chinese knot, snake knot. Welcome to join us and learn!
In oriental culture, people prefer to braid friendship bracelets to express their sincere wishes and they believe Chinese knots originating from ancient time and old religion have kind of marvelous power to help themselves against something bad and evil. So when your friends' birthdays come, sending them Chinese knot bracelets will be an awesome idea! This tutorial will teach you a custom friendship design of an easy Chinese snake knot bracelet. Keep reading~
Materials and tools for making Chinese snake knot bracelet:
Orange nylon threads
Green nylon thread
Instructions for making Chinese snake knot bracelet:
Step 1: Prepare the top part of snake friendship bracelet
Snip strings 1 meter long, fold them and Leave the length of a finger’s diameter, and make an overhand knot; align strings in 2 pairs.
Step 2: Braid Chinese snake knots
1st, pinch the top part, clockwise wrap the upper pair around finger and below pair twice and half; the loops are made;
2nd, remove finger, wrap the below pair around loops one time, that is, thread below pair through loops downwardly;
3rd, tighten the strings, and the first Snake knots are done; mark this facet as face and opposite facet as back.
Step 3: Tie the snake knot friendship bracelet
1st, pull out the below knot, turning it loop again; you will find pair “a” stay in the loop;
2nd, wrap the pair “a” counterclockwise around pair “b” and make “a” through the loop; tighten the strings;
3rd, turn over the Chinese knots, making the back outside; then pull out below knot, draw loop and repeat the above process to make more Snake knots.
Step 4: Finish the Chinese snake knot bracelet
Till the knots are long enough make an overhand knot or other finish knot to end the braiding; then trim off excess strings and melt ends with lighter.
So the tutorial helped you learn a typical skill about making Chinese snake knot. It is inevitable to make mistakes in tying this snake friendship bracelet, particularly for novices; but only if you insist and take enough time to experience the mistakes, you can master the skills and make your own string friendship bracelets.