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!

Hooray!

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

Comments

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Brooke909 made it!(author)2016-11-29

This helped me alot!

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Horse_Lover made it!(author)2016-09-05

Great instructable!! :)

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NathalieP5 made it!(author)2016-03-06

so cute

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summer793 made it!(author)2016-01-29

Thanks for the easy instructions :)

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Irish_soccer made it!(author)2015-09-26

I made it! It was so easy from the instructions! Thanks!

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ane_shirly made it!(author)2015-06-24

oh thank you
it is so nice and easy

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JackiesDIYs made it!(author)2014-07-02

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

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ForTheLoveOfFood made it!(author)2015-06-11

theres this camera thing on the top right corner.(the creat button)

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suzysmith24 made it!(author)2015-05-07

i present my creations:by the way if u dont have a loom u can make a simple loom like this:

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rosalynn28 made it!(author)2015-04-03

this is soooo cool! i made 2 for my sister! she luvs them!! thanks!

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danigirl1294 made it!(author)2015-03-16

I loved making this.it was really easy

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AgentNinjaGirl made it!(author)2015-02-02

These instructions are the way I make them but it never wors for me! I don't know how you make it so big

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aslocombe made it!(author)2014-07-03

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.

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Fire+Shimmer made it!(author)2014-12-22

I honestly don't know why people specify c-clip or s-clip. I honestly hate the c-clips due to them breaking easily. s-clips work MUCH better.

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Fire+Shimmer made it!(author)2014-12-22

Reccomendation: if you use 3 colors it's easiest to make a pattern. when you flip a color up, the other two mean colors you don't need to put on that time around.

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elk1181 made it!(author)2014-12-20

thanks so much!!! i did not realize how easy it is till i read this

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minnie23 made it!(author)2014-07-11

YOUR FANTASTIC AT MAKING THEM

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pcharliouis made it!(author)2014-07-03

It is so much fun making them .. I do one like every day :)

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heaven72 made it!(author)2014-07-03

beautiful

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diying+with+Nakyah made it!(author)2014-07-01

Your so good I am too but yours come out so much cleaner than mines thanks for the tutorial

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jpearson19 made it!(author)2014-06-18

thanks for the tutorial, my daughter loved it

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PandazRus480 made it!(author)2014-06-08

love it! Everyone @ my school wears these!

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PandazRus480 made it!(author)2014-06-08

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

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cereste made it!(author)2014-05-31

awesome tutorial!

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Fikjast+Scott made it!(author)2014-02-08

Great photos, I like your loom.

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emilyvanleemput made it!(author)2014-02-07

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

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minecraftpop made it!(author)2014-02-07

Just as beutifull as normal but more thoughtfull

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Tarun+Upadhyaya made it!(author)2014-02-07

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

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