How to Make Simple Friendship Bracelets

Materials for a Friendship Bracelet

If you have been wondering how to make simple friendship bracelets, you will be glad to know that it is not difficult and does not require a lot of materials. You will need the following:

  • 2 strands of embroidery floss in a basic color
  • 2 strands of embroidery floss in your friend's favorite color
  • 2 strands of embroidery floss in your favorite color
  • Scissors
  • Measuring tape
  • Clipboard

First Step: How to Make Simple Friendship Bracelets

Cut two strands of floss, 24 inches long, from each color.

Step Two

Line up all of the strands so the ends are together. Fold the bundle of strands in half.

Step Three

Tie a knot in them, leaving a loop at the top.

Step Four

Secure the loop on the clipboard, and separate the strands so that the same colors are together.

Step Five

Bring color A to the middle of the three colors to begin the braid.

Step Six

Cross color B over color A.

Step Seven

Cross color C over color B, and continue to braid the strands, alternating colors.

Step Eight

When the braid is long enough to go around your wrist, pull the ends through the loop and knot them.

Finished Friendship Bracelet

Your friendship bracelet is now finished and ready for you to wear. It is that easy! Now that you know how to make simple friendship bracelets, you can make many more and begin to use more difficult techniques and patterns.

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How to Make Simple Friendship Bracelets