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This Pandahall tutorial will show you how to make a blue kumihimo braided friendship bracelet.

Step 1: Supplies Needed in DIY the Blue Kumihimo Friendship Bracelet:

White Nylon Thread

Blue Nylon Thread

Antique Bronze Claps

Iron Scissor

Glue Gun

Mini Kumihimo Disk

Step 2: Make the First Part of the Blue Kumihimo Friendship Bracelet

1st, cut 10 pieces of blue nylon thread and 2 pieces of white nylon thread (as bout the same length);

2nd, hold the 12 nylon threads together and make a knot on one end of the nylon threads;

3rd, hold the nylon threads together and cross them through the middle circle of the mini Kumihimo disk. Then, put the 12 nylon threads into the space on the two sides of the four black points of the mini Kumihimo disk one by one (as shown in the picture);

4th, move the third blue nylon thread (on the top) to the nether part of the two left blue nylon threads(as shown in the picture).

Step 3: Make the Second Part of the Blue Kumihimo Friendship Bracelet

1st, move the second blue nylon thread (on the top) to the nether part of the two right blue nylon threads (as shown in the picture);

2nd, move the third white nylon thread (at the bottom) to the upper part of the three left blue nylon threads (as shown in the picture);

3rd, move the second white nylon thread (at the bottom) to the upper part of the three right blue nylon threads (as shown in the picture);

4th, move the two blue nylon threads (on the top) and two blue nylon threads (at the bottom) to the space beside the two black points (as shown in the picture).

Step 4: Make the Third Part of the Blue Kumihimo Friendship Bracelet

1st, move the second blue nylon thread (on the left) to the left side of the two bottom blue nylon threads (as shown in the picture);

2nd, move the second blue nylon thread (on the right) to the right side of the two bottom blue nylon threads (as shown in the picture);

3rd, move the second blue nylon thread (on the left) to the left side of the two top blue nylon threads (as shown in the picture);

4th, move the second blue nylon thread (on the right) to the right side of the two top blue nylon threads (as shown in the picture).

Step 5: Make the Rest Part of the Blue Kumihimo Friendship Bracelet

1st, move the white nylon thread and the blue nylon thread (on the top) and the white nylon thread and the blue nylon thread (at the bottom) to the space beside the two black points (as shown in the picture);

2nd, refer to the above steps to make more such patterns (as shown in the picture);

3rd, use glue gun to add antique bronze claps to the two ends (as shown in the picture);

4th, connect the two ends of the blue kumihimo braided friendship bracelet together.

Step 6: Here Is the Final Look of the Blue Kumihimo Braided Friendship Bracelet.

Do you love the blue kumihimo braided friendship bracelet? This blue kumihimo braided friendship bracelet will be a good gift for men. The kumihimo techniques are not difficult to learn. Have a try by yourself!

This looks really good. I've got a question though, would it be possible to make this with double the strands but still with the same chevron patterning?

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