Saturday, April 20, 2013

Diamond Knotted Cord Bracelet Tutorial


So here is my tutorial to make this bracelet. 

What You Need:

12mm Lobster Clasp
10mm Jump Ring
2 x 6mm Fold Over Cord Ends
2 x 4mm Jump Rings
1 inch Square Metal Pendant 

1 mm Cotton Cord:
2 x 15 inches
2 x 35 inches











1: Using one of the 15 inch strands of cotton cord loop it through a corner of the square and pull tight. 











2: Taking one of the 35 inch strands, find the middle and place behind the strand already connected.











3: Taking the left strand bring it over the middle strand and over the right strand.










4:  Take the right strand and bring it under the middle strand and out over the front on the left hand loop. Pull the knot all the way to the top of the connected strands. This is the first half of a square knot.










5: Now to do the second half of the square knot. take the left hand strand and place under the middle strands and right strand. 









6: Now take the right side strand and bring it over the middle strands, behind the left strand and pull the knot up. You now have one full square knot. 











7: Continue making square knots for about 3 inches.











8: You now need to do exactly the same on the opposite corner of the square.










9: When you are sure you have the length you want you will be left with four strands on either side like this. 









10: Take the fold over cord end and making sure all four strands and inside bend down the sides until secure using a flat nose pliers. You can now trim off the excess cord. 









11: Using a 4mm jump ring attach the cord end and the lobster clasp. 









12: Finally attach the 10mm jump ring with the other 4mm jump ring to the cord end. 


And Your Done!





Colour Variations:
Use different coloured cotton cord and findings to make this bracelet different every time! Below are a few I made using chain instead of a Square.


Thank you for stopping by to see my tutorial. Let me know in the comments below if you have tried to make this bracelet!

8 comments:

  1. What a great idea! I have a bracelet class for young girls, and I think they would love this! Thank you!!

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    1. I would love to know how they get on!

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  2. I like this! You make friendship bracelets look so easy to make! Thank you!

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    1. Ah thank you. I love the knotted bracelets because once you get the few steps its just repeated so they are quite easy!

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  3. Thanks for the tutorial! You make it look so easy!

    Angi Mullis dj2isme@aol.com

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    1. Your welcome it is quite an easy bracelet to make good luck!

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  4. Thank you for the tutorial. How lovely!

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  5. Good idea. I recently learned square knots and love to finish my bracletes with a sliding square knot. Thanks for the idea.

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