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The fishtail is the easiest and prettiest Rainbow Loom bracelet around as far as I'm concerned. :D

A fishtail bracelet only takes as much time as a double Rainbow Loom bracelet but looks loads better. You'll need just 10-15 minutes to complete one.
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Step 1: What you'll need:

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If you buy the rainbow loom kit above, you will get the hook shown, some c-clips and some bands - won't need to buy anything else! :D

Step 2: Start the bracelet

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This bracelet uses only two pegs on the loom, so you don't need to worry about the way it's set up. :)

Place your first band in a figure eight shape around two pegs on the edge closest to you. This will ensure that the end of the bracelet is nice and secure. Then place two bands over the pegs on top of the figure right band.

Step 3: Build the bracelet

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This part is fun because it's so easy. :D

Pull the left side of the figure eight (bottom) band over the peg so it's looped over the two top bands. Repeat with the right side of the figure eight.

Then place another band over the pegs.

Continue looping the bottom band over the two top ones and then adding a new band on top until you reach the length needed to fit around your wrist.

The key with the fishtail Rainbow Loom bracelet is that you should always have three bands on the pegs. Also, after the initial figure eight, the rest of the bands are placed normally.

Step 4: Pulling it off the loom

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Grab the bracelet at the top by the band looped over the bands on the pegs. Make sure to hold that band in place!

Step 5: Remove the extra bands and clip it

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Pull out the two extra bands and then attach a clip!

Step 6: You're done!

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You can also use the mini Rainbow loom to create fishtail bracelets. :)

minnie235 months ago


pcharliouis5 months ago
It is so much fun making them .. I do one like every day :)
aslocombe5 months ago
Hi. I've started the loom craze last week by making basic loom bracelets using a loom kit I bought from my local bargain shop for only £1. Today I started making a fishtail anklet and a bracelet and they were easier to make than they look. My loom kit didn't come with C-clips so I used S-clips to secure my anklet and bracelet.
heaven725 months ago


JackiesDIYs5 months ago
Hi, I'm new to this app and I'm a rainbow loom MASTER!!!:)could u show me how to make tutorials on this app!:)thank you
Your so good I am too but yours come out so much cleaner than mines thanks for the tutorial
jpearson196 months ago
thanks for the tutorial, my daughter loved it
PandazRus4806 months ago

love it! Everyone @ my school wears these!

My friend made what I think you'd call an 'inverted fishtail' or 'ladder fishtail' one for me. Here:


My friend made what I think you'd call an 'inverted fishtail' or 'ladder fishtail' one for me. Here:

cereste made it!6 months ago

awesome tutorial!

Fikjast Scott10 months ago

Great photos, I like your loom.

emilyvanleemput made it!10 months ago

And an other awesome bracelet! I used the mini Rainbow loom to make it, rainbow style!

minecraftpop10 months ago
Just as beutifull as normal but more thoughtfull

Its beautiful and your pictures are just awesome as usual :), thank you for sharing.