DIY: Chain woven bracelet
I’ve been on this crazy accessory making binge, if you haven’t noticed. It might have to do with the fact that before I moved I thought I wouldn’t find a craft store anywhere near my new spot, so I ended up buying all the clasps and rings I could ever need in a life time. Of course, my assumption was wrong. So instead of wallowing over my little mistake, I decided to make lemonade out of my lemons, and create some new jewelry for my wardrobe. This new chain woven bracelet is one of my favorites, it goes with everything! Learn how to create your own below.
Here’s what you need: Embroidery thread (2 colors or more are preferred), needle nose pliers, two different styles of chains (a big chain and a small chain), a bobby pin, a closure, and 2 split rings.
- First measure out both chains to wrap around your wrist. Use your pliers to open and close the ends of the chains. Then taken one of your split wrings and slip it on one end of one chain, attaching it the other chain. Add the necklace closure to the ring.
- Cut 4 strands of each color of thread and tie it together. Take your bobby pin, and use it as a needle to wrap it around one side of the bigger chain. As you reach the end, tie a knot to keep the thread secure.
- Once you’ve got the side of your bigger chain wrapped with the multi-colored thread, connect it to the smaller chain by using the bobby pin, once again, wrap it through every other hole of the smaller chain in a diagonal motion.
- Finally, tie your thread securely to the end of the chain, and you’re good to go! Trust me, you’ll be wearing this bracelet everywhere you go! -brittany