How to Make a Peruvian Wave Bracelet




This is how to make a Peruvian wave friendship bracelet. You will need: 1. 3 or more colors of string 2. Scissors 3. Thicker string to knot on 4. Clipboard

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Step 1: Cut String

Cut 1 thick string your arm length. Cut 1 string of one color, another string on a different color, and 3 strings of the last color. All will be your arm length. Fold in half. Arrange like this: ABCCCCCCBA

Step 2: Knotting

Make forward knots like this.

Step 3: Knotting Again

Make backward knots like this.

Step 4: Repeat

Repeat steps 2 & 3 until desired length.

Step 5: Braids

When you are done make two braids at the end.

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3 years ago

Hi. Silly question you are knotting each color forward n then back. Correct?