Introduction: Rainbow Loom Fishtail
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.
Step 1: What You'll Need:
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
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
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
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
Pull out the two extra bands and then attach a clip!
Step 6: You're Done!
You can also use the mini Rainbow loom to create fishtail bracelets. :)