Gimp Braceletscomments (5) September 19th, 2012 in gallery
Gimp bracelets are sometime also friendship bracelet; both of them are braided out of various strings and flosses. Many how to make gimp bracelets tutorials give detailed information about diversified braiding skills and patterns. In this one, we will introduce you a simple technique to plait good-looking gimp bracelets.
For how to make gimp bracelets, what do you need?
Gimps of your favorite colors, adhesive tape, scissors, clasps
step 1: prepare the gimps
First, snip several pieces of gimps in the colors of what you favor and the lengths are about 30cm.
Second, comb the gimps, making each one clearly separate from others;
Third, make a tight knot at the top of gimps.
step 2: braid the gimp bracelet
First, pick the first gimp F to loop around gimp R twice as below 1-3 shows;
Second, the gimp F becomes the second, and you repeat the 1-3 to loop gimp I twice;
Third, continue the loop work until the gimp F reaches the rightest side;
step 3: finish the gimp bracelet
First, repeat step 2, as picture shows, you will get the braided pattern of 6;
Second, till the gimp bracelet's length is enough, you can stop and make a knot to avoid loosening;
Third, install clasp to close the gimp bracelet loop.
So your tutorial about how to make gimp bracelets is completed, it is very easy right? There are many other methods to braid gimp bracelets, also easy-to-learn and fast-to-understand. Weaving gimps and making stitches are always funny, aren't they?
For picture information, please visit: Gimp bracelets.
Pattern or design used: My own design - Gimp Bracelets