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Urban Jungle Nile Croc Bracelet
Designed by: Claire Humpherson
The Urban Jungle Nile Croc Bracelet uses kumihimo braiding techniques to create a croc effect. The mottled greens are beautifully woven to create a stunning piece that will stand out from the crowd and get you noticed. You'll love the finished result and the sense of achievement you'll feel when you've finished making your Nile Croc.
Follow the steps below to create this project.
Create a 12 warp kumihimo braid using the evergreen rattail mix. To do this, start by cutting each of the 4 rattail strands in the mix into 3, creating your 12 strands. Now tie all 12 strands together at one end
Set up your board as above. The pattern should start from the top and work clockwise around the board starting with mint, apple green, dark green then emerald green. Repeat this pattern another 2 times working clockwise until all your strands are in place.
Wind each strand into a no tangle bobbin. If you only have 8 bobbins, leave the strands either side of 16 and 32 loose, but be careful not to let them get tangled as you start to braid
Now move your cords as follows, the numbers are always on the left of the slot: 25 to 5, 7 to 23, 22 to 8, 10 to 20, 16 to 30, 32 to 14 and continue working around the board following this pattern.
When your braid measures approx. 15-16cm, finish your braid, tie and remove from the braiding board
Whip the ends and cut off any excess rattail. Use fevi kwik to glue each end into the crocodile clasp
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