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Gold and Gunmetal Shamballa Fashion Bracelet

Gold and Gunmetal Shamballa Fashion Bracelet

Gold and Gunmetal Shamballa Fashion Bracelet

Designed by: Leah Connolly

Difficulty: No level set

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Learn how to make a Shamballa Fashion Bracelet by following the tutorial which also includes a video. 

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Step 1

Cut a 40cm piece of shamballa fashion cord. Measure around 10cm from one end and tie a knot. Put a safety pin through the knot and attach to a bead mat. Posititon so the long end points towards you, and the short end points away from you. Put a dab of nail varnish on the end of your thread to make threading beads easier. Now cut another piece of shamballa style cord approx. 1m in length. It is always better to overestimate the length to make sure you don't run out of cord! Find the centre of this cord and tie around your original cord, as close as you can to the pinned knot.

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Step 2

You now need to tie a square knot. Place the left thread over the centre thread & under the right thread, making a 4-shape. Now take the right thread & post the end underneath the point that the centre and left threads cross. Bring it up through the loop & pull both your outer threads away from each other to tighten. This creates half a square knot. To complete the square knot, do the same thing starting from the opposite side. So, take the right thread over the centre & under the left, creating a D-shape. Take the left thread under the point the middle & right threads cross, & bring up through the loop. Pull tight as before. Repeat this process until you have created approx. 3 square knots, then thread a bead onto the centre thread. Bring the outer threads around the bead and continue knotting. Add 1 or 2 square knots between each bead and keep going until you have added 7-9 beads. Tie 3 square knots after the last bead.

Step 3

Finally, thread a small bead onto each end to finish them off. Knot either end to keep the beads on. The knot with the slider should allow the two ends to slide through so you can make the bracelet larger and smaller. Find out how much you need to open the bracelet and make the ends just a little longer than this, then they won’t dangle too much when you are wearing the bracelet.

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