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How to make a ChineseStaircaseFriendshipBracelet Chose 3 colors although you can chose anywhere between 3-8 colors. (the more colors you choose the thicker the bracelet will be.) Measure out a length 3x the width you want the final product to be. Fasten a knot and tape it. You’ll only use one type of knot: the forward knot. Take the string you want to be first and pull it slightly to the left and fold it over the other strings.
How to make a ChineseStaircaseFriendshipBracelet Pull the end of the string tight. You should pull it tighter than this. Tuck the end of the string under and through the fold you just made.
How to make a ChineseStaircaseFriendshipBracelet Do 4 more forward knots with the first string. Then make 5 forward knots with the 2nd string and 5 more with the 3rd strings. Repeat the process until you reach the desired length. Repeat the process until you reach the desired length. There you have it!
How to make a Chevron Friendship Bracelet Choose 5 colors (2 strings of each color) total of 10 strings. Place the strings in order, 1 2 3 4 5 5 4 3 2 1 1 = green 2 = purple 3 = yellow 4 = red 5 = blue
How to make a Chevron Friendship Bracelet Each cycle starts with the right most string (in this picture, purple) and the one next to it, yellow. You make 4 backward knots. 1 on each: yellow, red, blue, green. Backwards knots: Bend the end of the purple string toward the center over the other string. Curl it under and tighten. The current order: 1 2 3 4 5 1 5 4 3 2.
How to make a Chevron Friendship Bracelet Stop & move over to the left most string (purple). You do a total of 5 forward knots (1 on each: yellow, red, blue, red, green, and 1 on the other purple). The order should now be 2 3 4 5 1 1 5 4 3 2 To make Forward Knots: bend the end of the purple string towards the center -Curl the end under the bent string. Repeat the previous steps until you reach the desired length. There you have it!
How to make a Bordered Chevron Friendship Bracelet This is a bit more difficult than the Chevron. It requires 4 colors and 8 strings. This one has 4 colors but you can choose 4-8 colors. There should be two strings of each color (total 8). The order to start is 1 2 3 4 4 3 2 1 1 = orange; 2 = blue; 3 = purple; 4 = pink. Start with the right-most string (orange). Bend it over the blue so the end is towards the center. Pull the end under and through the bend you just made. Using the same orange string make a forward knot (end pointing away from center) on the same blue string. The order should be the same as before.
How to make a Bordered Chevron Friendship Bracelet Now use the blue string to make 2 backward knots (1 on purple 1 on pink). The order should be: 1 2 3 4 2 3 4 1 Now, using the left over orange do a forward-backward knot on the left blue string. The end points toward the center and backward away from the center. The order should not have changed from the last step
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