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Friendship bracelets patterns

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Friendship bracelets are a special kind of bracelets simply because they are given by one person to another as a symbol of their friendship. According to the native tradition, the recipient of the bracelet has to wear the bracelet t all time until when the threads used wear out and fall off naturally. Removing it any time before this happens is a sign that the friendship has gone bad. Friendship bracelets are usually hand made by using embroidery floss or thread. There are various patterns and styles that can be used to make them. The amount of thread used in the bracelet also varies depending on the pattern that one chooses to use.

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Friendship bracelets patterns

  1. 1. Friendship bracelets patternsFriendship bracelets are a special kind of bracelets simply because they are givenby one person to another as a symbol of their friendship. According to the nativetradition, the recipient of the bracelet has to wear the bracelet t all time until whenthe threads used wear out and fall off naturally. Removing it any time before thishappens is a sign that the friendship has gone bad. Friendship bracelets are usuallyhand made by using embroidery floss or thread. There are various patterns andstyles that can be used to make them. The amount of thread used in the braceletalso varies depending on the pattern that one chooses to use.The smallest pattern which is referred to as the double chain knot only requires twostrings. Another friendship bracelet pattern is the candy stripe; this bracelet canhave as many as 40 strings and as few as 3 depending on the thickness that isdesired by the wearer.
  2. 2. Friendship bracelets fast become popular in the seventies in the United States.They are mostly worn by both female and male teenagers. Today, they are verypopular in almost every part of the world. There are some friendship braceletpatterns that look a little bit different from the ordinary ones; an example of this isthe kumihimo friendship bracelet which is braided on a kumihimo wheel or discinstead of flat.Choosing of the friendship patterns almost always depends on the preference of thewearer. The patterns vary widely in design, thickness and color.Keywords friendship bracelet pattern , kumihimo

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