I got a LOT of requests for this rainbow friendship bracelet, and after getting distracted from the task at hand for far too long, the time has now come to unveil the videos :)
Watch the tutorial videos below (part 1 and 2) to learn how to make this snazzy rainbow banded freindship bracelet. Cute, no?
Below the videos, you'll find detailed written instructions.
Fold the 4 strands of black in half, and attach them to the black cord using lark's head knots or knots of your choice
Click to see how to make the lark's head knot (Not shown in video) --Opens in new window.
Pin the works to your pant leg for easy knotting
Take the purple strand of floss, and tie it to the leftmost black string using a basic overhand knot, and slide it up to the top.
Knot bracelet as follows:
Row 1 - With the purple (traveler strand), make forward knots onto each of the black strands (anchor strands) ) all the way across
Row 2 - Using the same purple strand and working from right to left, make backwards knots onto the black anchor strands all the way across.
Rows 3 onward: Repeat rows 1 and 2, changing colors after every eighth row. (See the video for instructions on changing colors)
The color order is as follows:
Complete the knotting part of the rainbow bracelet with 2 rows of black using on of the anchor strands, Lock and trim the red traveler strand as demonstrated in the video.
Make 2 braids out of the black anchor strands and knot each.