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Father's Day Inspiration - Keyring

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Father's Day Inspiration - Keyring

Designed by: Leah Connolly

Difficulty: Beginner

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Looking for that quick yet unique handmade make for someone special in your life on Father's Day? Take a look at this tutorial Leah has created for you. Ready? Let's Get Creative! 

You can add all the items you need to your basket by clicking the box in the 'Products used' section above, or you can let your imagination run wild and choose your own materials from the links below. Please note that the colours for the products illustrated in the image above may not match the 'Products List'. 

Remember - our tutorials are for inspiration and learning purposes. They include links to the relevant categories for you to choose your own colour combinations and we positively encourage you to experiment with different shapes, sizes, finishes, composition and texture. Why not choose your own beads and colours to achieve something in your own style? Let your imagination run wild and make your dream jewellery.

Designed by Leah Connolly - June 2022

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Cut 30cm of cord, place the cord through the loop of the keyring to the halfway point. Cut another strand of cord measuring 50cm and place under the main cord horizontally, making sure you have the same amount of length either side of the cord.

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Now to create a macramé square knot. With your left braiding cord create a half knot by placing it over the center cords and with your right braiding cord go under the left braiding cord and center cords.  Pull both braiding cords in opposite directions to create your first half not. Repeat on the righthand side to create a full square knot.

If you are new to the macramé technique you will find a useful video tutorial here!

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Add your wooden bead onto the main two strands. Continue to create a full square knot around the bead and keep adding the beads until you have used 4 or you can add as many as you like.

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Trim the braiding cord and slightly singe or glue them into place. Add 3x 4mm rounds to the main two strands. 

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Thread the loop of the charm through the two main strands. Tie a knot onto the cord and slightly singe/glue the knot in place. Your keyring is now complete.

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