Rainbow Loom, Turtle Charm

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Introduction: Rainbow Loom, Turtle Charm

About: I love Rainbow Loom, I hardly do anything else. Apart from Instructables that is! :-)

Hope you enjoy making it. Please leave honest feedback.

Step 1: Gather Resources

You will need:

  • A loom
  • A crochet hook
  • Some bands

Step 2: The Head

First place one band at the top of your loom, this will be the tongue. Then get two bands at a time and place them along the middle three times, this will be the head. Then get one band and twist it around the third peg twice, this is his eyes.

Step 3: The Shell

Get the colour of your shell and place two bands at a time diagonal each way. Placing two bands at a time, again, go down three pegs the diadonally in at the bottom. Repeat this on the other side. Then place them down the middle, two bands at a time. Place one band so that it makes a cross section on the shell, this will hold it toghether. Don't cross over on the bottom of the shell.

Step 4: The Tail

For the tail get one band and twist it around the crochet hook four times. Loop a band on the end of the hook and slide the twisted band over the hook and on to the band. Then loop it back around. Loop both bands on the end of the shell and place a cap band on top, two-times twisted.

Step 5: The Legs/Arms

Like before wrap a band, the colour of the shell, around your crochet hook four times. Then put two bands on the hook and slide the twisted band on to it. Then hook the band back on to the hook. Then hook two more bands on to the end of your crachet hook and slide them on. Then hook it back around. This is on leg. Place it like in the photo. Make three more. Place them on the second peg down on the shell and the last pegs, both sides every time.

Step 6: Hooking the Bands

Starting under his tail and the cap band hook the first two rubber bands over. Then get the next two bands and hook them over. And then hook the last two bands over. Then on the middle pegs hook them all over so it looks like the photo.

Do the same on the sides, when you get to the legs/arms pick up the very bottom two and hook them over. In the end it should look like the photo.

Step 7: Hooking the Head

At the top of the shell hook under all the bands and pull up the two green ones at the bottom, and hook them over. Continue this all the way along the head. When you get to the eyes just don't loop them over and continue looping as normal. Also loop the tongue.

Step 8: Finishing and Finished

Pull the bottom red band, on the tongue, over the peg and onto the same band, it should look like the photo. Pull the band still on the peg and tighten it. This is the knot that holds it all together. Pull it off and enjoy!!!

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65 Comments

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HoneyBunny
HoneyBunny

Tip 3 months ago on Step 6

I NEED help. I am on step 6 but I don't understand how to do it. Could someone please let me no how to do it please, kind regards
XXX

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HoneyBunny
HoneyBunny

3 months ago on Introduction

Would you be able to make a ravenclaw badge from harry potter? I have not got access to youtube so this is the only thing I can use, i would appreciate it alot, Xxx

someone please make an elephant my dad blocked youtube so now this is pretty much all i can look at so make a detailed instruction for an elephant

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evie.lefler
evie.lefler

Reply 10 months ago

my mom did that too!!! It's really annoying but this website works really well. Also thank you so much for the design!! It turned out so great and a bit bigger that I expected, and the directions were sooo clear and helpful. Good job! Some of it could have been worded a bit better, but overall I loved it!

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RainbowOwl
RainbowOwl

7 years ago on Introduction

please comment if you want me to make anything and I will try my best! Thanks!!!

:-) ;-) :-0 :-p

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melanieannbeard12
melanieannbeard12

Reply 1 year ago

I was confused on hooking it

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Ava1234
Ava1234

Reply 1 year ago

Yes please

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My Froggy StuffF
My Froggy StuffF

Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

please make an elephant my dad blocked youtube so i can't watch videos this is the only place i can find rainbow loom instructions that are not videos

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20081814
20081814

Reply 4 years ago

I use my school iPad, and they blocked YouTube, so I know how you feel.

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youngca
youngca

Reply 3 years ago

mine blocked my youtube too.

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Hayhay12
Hayhay12

Reply 5 years ago

Make an elephant

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Jazzynicole
Jazzynicole

1 year ago

It’s so fun 🙃🙃

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Kfausnaugh1
Kfausnaugh1

Question 2 years ago on Step 6

How do you hook the bands for the legs and tail

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nrhude2008
nrhude2008

2 years ago on Step 6

This would probly work if i had the right bands some on mine snapped other than that it looks great

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21stanfields
21stanfields

3 years ago

I made it for the first time and it turned out great! I"m giving it to my big sister tomorrow:)

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2023aanewsom
2023aanewsom

4 years ago

I'm about to make another! Chai!