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(( Bracelets )) Straight Wave

Table of contents
1. Materials and Set up
2. Step by Step
    2.1. Step 1
    2.2. Step 2
    2.3. Step 3
3. Video
4. Materials
5. Set Up
6. Step by Step
    6.1. Step 1
    6.2. Step 2
    6.3. Step 3
    6.4. Step 4
    6.5. Step 5
    6.6. Step 6
    6.7. Step 7
    6.8. Step 8
    6.9. Step 9
    6.10. Step 10
7. Final Notes
8. Video

Materials and Set up

Cut 28 inches of 4 colors you like.
Cut 18 inches long of any random color (16 inches long if you have a small wrist).

*Note* The random color will not show.

Set up your strings in this order:
| A | B | C | D | E | E | D | C | B | A |

Step by Step

Step 1

Take your furthest string(A) from the right and go over all the other strings(A B C D)make a backwards knot onto the string in the middle(string E) from the right and then onto the next string(E) from the left.

Step 2

Take your furthest string(A) from the opposite side(left) and go over all the other strings(A B C D)make a fowards knot onto the 2 middle strings(first on string E from the left then on string E from the right).

Step 3

Repeat steps 1-2 until you have the desired length of your bracelet.

(You can also do the box knot down the middle to make it "double-sided")

Video



Another explanation:

Materials

You will need:
-3 different colored strings, 60 inches (folded in half) or 30 inches (unfolded)
-one thick string or a bunch of normal strings, 26 inches (folded in half) or 13 inches (unfolded)
-one clipboard (or something you can hold your bracelet with, but I'm sure most of you have a clipboard at you :) )
-scissors

Note:

-If you don't know how to make a Macrame Knot, I will explain how it's made. You have to know, though, how a loop is made!
-You can use how many strings you want, but I use three, because 3 is the minimum!
-I'll use a loop (because it's more classy and practical for me), you'll need one of the strings longer (with 4-5 inches for each side).

Set Up

First of all, you should make a loop (at least that's what I do :) ). You can do any kind of loop you desire.

Now, arrange the strings in this order:
B | O | P | V | P | O | B
B - Blue
O - Orange
P - Pink
V - The thick string/bunch of strings


Step by Step

Step 1


[p]Now, we will make a Macrame Knot
First, make a '4' with the first B string over the V string.

Step 2

Pick up the second B string and put it over the first B string (you actually make now the real '4' :)) ).

Step 3

To finish the first half-knot, pull the second B string under the V string and then through the '4''s loop.

To see this half-knot, pull the two B strings.
Now you've made a half-knot!

Step 4

You'll now make the second half-knot!
Take the first B string and make a '4' under the V string.

Step 5

Put the second B string under the first B string (and now you've made another '4').

Step 6

Now, pull the second B string over the V string and trough the '4''s loop.

To finish the half-knot and the Macrame Knot, pull the B strings
You finished one Macrame Knot!!!! Yeey :)))!

Step 7

Now, your position of strings should be this one:
O | P |B | V | B | P | O
Make another Macrame Knot with the O strings on the V string, but not on the other strings, just on the V string.

Step 8

The position of the strings should be this:
P | B | O | V | O | B | P
Now, make another Macrame Knot with the O strings on the V string, but not on the other strings, just on the V string.

Step 9

Repeat the Steps1 to 8, until you reach the desired length! The length of the strings is suitable for 5 inches of bracelet. So the length of the bracelet depends on the length of the strings.

Step 10

After you finish Step 11, make two braids of 5 inches each.
Then, finish them with a big knot or in another way.

Final Notes

For the ones who know how to make a Macrame Knot, the Steps 3 to 8, well, you can consider them as one Macrame Knot, but as you know the rule, already, knot just on the V, not on the other strings!
I hope the tutorial was clear enough? If not, feel free to comment or PM me and I will edit the tutorial, or answer the questions.
In my opinion, the tutorial is pretty easy, so I can't wait for you to put your photos of it here!!!

This is the result:

Video

This video includes plastic strings, but it's exactly the same principle of the tutorial... So, I hope it helps!


This is the same pattern, but placing the strings in different order. Instead of putting the strings as B O P V P O B or however its done, put the strings as B O P V B P O . Hope this helps =)

Editors

The original author of this tutorial is creativitygirl, but it has also been edited by Foz, Jeckle, RockePloeger, Sareana, ScruffyPup, k_marie, Alicat, Giveagift and kleinevos. The tutorial was last updated 3 years ago.

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