Intro: Making Friendship Bracelets
I can remember making these as a kid, and honestly, they are just as fun to make now! You can wear them as bracelets or necklaces, or even use this same method to make hair wraps.
Gather up your supplies.
You will need embroidery floss in different colors, tape, scissors.
Optional: a button
Step 1: Step 1: Prepare Your Strings
Cut 4 strings, approx. 50" each. Fold the whole bunch in half, and knot a loop at the top.
Tape them to a surface you will be working on.
If you don't have anywhere to tape them, you can always make the loop big enough to slip over your big toe, and use it to hold your strings.
Step 2: Step 2: Make a 4
Separate one of your strings. Make the shape of a "4" by crossing your string over the bundle of strings.
Step 3: Step 3: Pull String Through Loop
Pull the end of the string through the middle of the "4". Pull the knot you just made tightly.
Step 4: Step 4: Repeat
Keep making knots. The string will start turning to the right. Let it. Make sure you pull the string around the back and keep knotting on the left. this will create the little raised string spiral.
Step 5: Step 5: Pick Up Another String and Repeat
Drop the first string and you can choose another color string, and repeat the knotting. Keep switching colors as often as you would like to!
When you get to the desired length, make a knot with all the strings. You can also use a button on the end by threading one of the strings through the holes of the button, and then knotting it. Trim the ends.