Learning how to make string bracelets is a popular trend, and not just with teens and -tweens. Moms also love this inexpensive craft that they can enjoy with their daughters. An entire packet of 36 skeins of 6-strand embroidery floss costs about 4 bucks.
Making string bracelets requires time, practice and a little bit of space. And don't forget accessories such as small beads, shells or buttons. Make sure your accessories are tiny, though, as a string bracelet is quite thin.
You can make a variety of bracelets with many different types of knots. One of the simplest string bracelets, and perhaps the one best suited for beginners, is a simple knot bracelet. You can add beads as you knot the floss-or not-and the end product is always beautiful. Here's how to get started:
Once you have perfected this string bracelet, you can move on to braided string bracelets and then work your way into fancier knots and fancier designs.
If you are interested in learning how to make beaded jewelry, trying your hand at beaded bracelets is a perfect way to start.
These lanyard instructions can help you make a bracelet that is strong enough to hold identification and keys.