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    • How to Make a Simple Macrame Bracelet (or necklace)by threadbanger on July 3, 2007Table of ContentsHow to Make a Simple Macrame Bracelet (or necklace) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Intro: How to Make a Simple Macrame Bracelet (or necklace) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Step 1: The hemp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Step 2: Loop the hemp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Step 3: The knot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Step 4: Half Square Knot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Step 5: Adding the shell or bead . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Step 6: Almost there! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Step 7: Youre done! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Related Instructables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Simple-Macrame--Bracelet-or-necklac/
    • Author:threadbanger authors website Threadbanger is a network for people who love to DIY, recreate, refashion and craft. Forget about corporate stores, were here to help you create and find your own style! From our episodes, forum and blog to our newsletter and contests, there is something for everyone. Our goal is to bring together people who can share their ideas, tips and advice with others and help make the world more fashionable â€? Threadbanger style!Intro: How to Make a Simple Macrame Bracelet (or necklace)Taking a long road trip this summer? Well, we know how boring those can be. Thats why were gonna show you how to make some awesome hemp bracelets. Itll keepyou awake and you can keep the driver awake. Plus, hemp is for both guys and girls, so guys, get our your hemp too and lets get ready to hit the road!For more how tos, be sure to subscribe to our show on iTunes and stop by our website, ThreadbangerHeres the complete show, but read on for step-by-step detailed instructions.Step 1: The hempGet out your hemp twine. if you dont want to use hemp there is a wide variety of colored cord you can chose from. the thicker the cord the bigger your bracelet ornecklace. Cut off two long strands.http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Simple-Macrame--Bracelet-or-necklac/
    • Step 2: Loop the hempTake one of the strands, fold it in half and loop it over a rounded stick such as a paint brush or pencil. Do the same to the other strand. Now, you have four strandshanging down.Step 3: The knotTake the right strand, pull it over the two inner strands and under the left strand. Pull the left strand behind the two inner strands and through the loop created by the rightstrand.http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Simple-Macrame--Bracelet-or-necklac/
    • Step 4: Half Square KnotThis is a half square knot. Pull it tight to the top. And, repeat those steps over and over and over. You will get this twisted look.http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Simple-Macrame--Bracelet-or-necklac/
    • Step 5: Adding the shell or beadOnce you are about half way done, get out a special shell or bead and pull the 2 inner (called the "anchors") and pull them through the hole in your shell or bead.Step 6: Almost there!Continue to tie half square knots until you have reached your desired length. Now, remove the stick from the loops and pull the anchor strands to make your end loops alittle smaller.http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Simple-Macrame--Bracelet-or-necklac/
    • Step 7: Youre done!Pull two of your strands through the end loops. Put it on your wrist and tie a knot. For a necklace, just make it longer. Add more beads or shells or go without any at all...hey, its up to you!http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Simple-Macrame--Bracelet-or-necklac/
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