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  Macrame bracelets are easy to make, and lots of fun! If you make this bracelet with hemp thread, it will look more thick. If you use embroidery thread or crochet cotton, it will look fine and thin. Either way, it ends up looking awesome!
 
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Step 1: Materials:

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  You will need:
-Embroidery thread, crochet cotton, or hemp thread ( I used embroidery thread because it's all I had at the moment.)
-Scissors
-Paper clip
-Tape
-Ruler
-Thumb tack/ nail
-Bracelet clip

Step 2: Measuring

  Pick two colors of thread. The one you want your bracelets main color to be ( I chose red) cut 4 1/2 feet. With your other color measure your wrist with the thread than add 5" to the measurement, than times by two. ( My wrist 6" + 5" = 11" x 2 = 22)

Step 3: Fold

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  Fold each thread in half. Hold the bent ends together and tie an over hand knot leaving a small loop.

Step 4: Hang

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  Hang the loop on a nail in the wall or a thumb tack in a bulletin board.

Step 5: Weigh it down

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  Hold the short thread ends together ( In my case orange) and tie a over hand knot as close to the ends as you can. Bend the paper clip into a "S" shape and hook it over the knot in the orange thread, then hang something heavy on the end of the paper clip to hold those threads straight while you work on your macrame bracelet. ( I used my scissors to hag of the end)

Step 6: Tape

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  Now you should have two short threads weighed down by the scissors with a long thread on each side. Mark the left "red" string with a small piece of tape on the end of the thread.

Step 7: L shape

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  Bend the marked thread across the center threads to make an L shape and bring it behind the right thread.
ecohrs1 year ago
You didn't show the back of the finished bracelet. It would be nice to see how you close it to wear it.
Celine1107 (author)  ecohrs1 year ago
Since the loop is one side, you can just use the extra thread to tie a not, or even just attach a clip. But maybe if I get to it I will post a picture! :)
rubynell022 years ago
ive done them as well, but no intrustions have been as goodas yours! thanx. xxx
rbeforee3 years ago
This is a really terrific Instructable. Your images are much easier to understand than most. I also appreciate the samples using other materials.
Celine1107 (author)  rbeforee3 years ago
Thank you! :D
an11533 years ago
you boy or girl?
smokeysgirl3 years ago
6''+5''=11x2=22 not 24...other than that great instructable:)
Celine1107 (author)  smokeysgirl3 years ago
LOL i fixed it!!! Thanks :P
I would have to say that the embroidery thread and the hemp thread look the best and would be my choice of medium to make one my self great Instructable
Celine1107 (author)  Cyberscann543 years ago
Thanks, ya crotchet cotton doesn't look the best, but you can make it out of that if you want.