(( Bracelets )) Zolino
|Table of contents||1. Introduct|
2. Step by Step
2.1. Step 1
2.2. Step 2
2.3. Step 3
2.4. Step 4
2.5. Step 5
Here is my tutorial for the "zolino" which is named after the person who first made it, from a photo someone found at a website.
The example for this tutorial uses nine different colors (for clarity) which I then folded, making 18 working threads. For length (8 to 10 inches finished) you may need to go as high as 100 inches. So use your favorite method of starting then begin. I'm right-han
Step by Step
With leftmost strand make a row of eight FK around the next eight strands
repeat step 1 seven times, reducing by one for each row. (do not knot around the last thread, leave it hanging; see picture)
Repeat for the right side, making BK instead. (basicall
When you've finished these steps you should have a bunch of threads dangling in between these triangula
This can be a bit tricky but simply join each color thread with each other via a FK (or BK whichever you prefer), white with white, blue with blue etc.. A single column of vertical knots should result. Don't connect the 2 black strings together.
Now turning the work sideways will most likely help with this next section, because you'll be basically repeating the above beginning steps. Just at a 90 degree angle... So you don't have to turn it, but it might be easier, whatever works for you!
So now repeat Step 1 through 3. But note you will have to turn your work the other way to knot it.
The other side...
When you finish Step 5 it is at this point you should repeat the steps from the beginning
The pattern just repeats from this point! Don't connect any strings. Just repeat!
I'll explain here how I made this zolino with the use of a normal pattern. The way of knotting is exactly like explained above, only the pattern is different
* note that the explanati
To make a zolino you need knotted squares.
Each square is build out of 2, 4 or 8 triangles
* this tutorial is all just one example. You can knot any pattern you like, as long as it fits the string-or
This is how the first square looks like as a pattern.
This is the pattern-t
See image B below: It goes from row 16 on the left-side
*You can use a triangle out of any normal pattern. I used #74891.
*I added border-st
The diagonal line, row 16-26, is the order of the strings for starting the bracelet.
To make the big square you need to mirror the small triangle over and over again.
At every red arrow/red line the triangle is mirrored.
*See also pictures below to see how the square is build out of one triangle.
The image nr. 1 is the string-or
That means you need to find another triangle in your pattern for the next square.
That triangle is at the other side of the diagonal line (row 16-26) in the original pattern, see picture.
The first and second squares will repeat: nr. 3 will be the same as nr. 1. Unless you make a new design with the string-or
And now to the actual knotting:
Take your strings about as long as doubled strings for a normal bracelet: about 250 cm.
Start knotting in the middle of the strings.
To start with a loop you need to take apart a few strings, and use one of these to put some larkshead
Leave out the top of the pattern and use the strings that come from above, in this case the first black border-st
If you don't want a loop, you can use the same strings for making a braid. In that case: take for these colors two separate shorter strings, instead of one long string.
The first knots are made with the dark green strings onto the border-st
*The outside strings (in the even rows) in the pattern are always making BF-knots onto the border-st
Now we can start knotting the actual pattern, the triangle.
First row :Orange and dark green onto light green.
See pattern: this is the diagonal line that starts at row 20, and goes up. (Picture A ,nr 3, see above.)
Follow the pattern.
After this row you need to start the mirroring
Check your pattern to see where the strings need to go. In this case the black strings need to make FB/BF- knots instead of F/B-knots
-Knot the right-sid
Keep knotting the little triangle mirrored till the square is finished. Start knotting the next square like the instructi
The original author of this tutorial is KnottyArtist09, but it has also been edited by Stefan, Foz, K8e92, zsylvester, RockePloeger, sushi101, Huntress, pr3ttykitty, hellotheremr, foshisle, happybunny, shenlax17, skpluvs2sing, refriedbean_17, Kestrel, HeyJey, Alicat and kleinevos. The tutorial was last updated 2 years ago.