Inverse Chevron Friendship Bracelet Pattern

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Inverse chevron

The Inverse Chevron Friendship Bracelet Pattern is just like the Chevron bracelet; just the starting point is different.  The minimum number of colors is two, and the maximum is up to you.


friendship bracelet instructions

What you need:

  • Embroidery floss in your choice of colors:
    This pattern uses three colors:  cream (1), green (2), and blue (3).
  • Masking tape, a safety pin and pillow, or a clipboard
  • Scissors
  • Measuring Tape

Friendship Bracelet Instructions

Things to know before you begin:

The knots used are forward (F) and backward (B).
Instructions for the knots, starting, and finishing are here.

Step 1

Cut strands to desired length.  For this particular pattern, 60 inches will produce approximately a 6 inch (including loop and knot) tight bracelet.

Step 2

Fold strands in half and make a loop and knot at the top.  Pin the knot to your workstation pillow.

Step 3

Arrange colors:  321 123.  The inner strands (cream) will be used first.

inverse chevron friendship bracelet step 3

Step 4

Starting in the center and join the cream strands together with a forward knot.

step 4

Step 5

Make two more forward knots with the cream strand. 

Step 6

Make two backward knots with the cream strand that is still in the center.  The color arrangement should now be:  132 231.

step 6

Step 7

Continue steps 4 – 6 until you reach the desired length.

step 7

Step 8. 

Divide the strands into two sections, and braid each group.

step 8


Related Pages

Knot Tying
Friendship Bracelet Instructions
Easy Friendship Bracelet Patterns
Bracelet Making
How to Make Friendship Bracelets

Other Patterns

Waves and Loops Friendship Bracelet Instructions
Zig-Zag Friendship Bracelet Pattern
How to Make a Heart Friendship Bracelet
Double Chevron Friendship Bracelet Pattern


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