BEFORE YOU BEGIN your friendship bracelet pattern, know how to make theSingle Right Single Left Hand Knot and Single Left Single Right Hand Knot.

 

1. Pick up to 6 threads (the example uses 3 blue and 3 yellow)

2. Align string, fold in half, and tie knot ½ inch from fold forming a loop.

3. Attach your ½ inch loop to MYFBM under the butterfly clip.

4. Separate strings by placing one string per slot. Note: Use the same color in slot 1, 3, 5, 7 & 9 (blue), and 2, 4, 6, 8 & 10 (yellow). This will align the colors of the cross. There will be 2 remaining strings (1 of each color). Simply cut them off close to the knot, you will not need these strings.

Row 1:

5. Use string 1 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 2. String 1 should end in slot 1.

6. Use string 3 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 4.

7. Use string 5 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 6.

8. Use string 7 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 8.

9. Use string 9 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 10.

Row 2:

10.Use string 3 and make a single left single right hand knot on string 2. String 3 should end in slot 3.

11.Use string 4 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 5.

12.Use string 6 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 7.

13.Use string 9 and make a single left single right hand knot on string 8.

Row 3:

14.Use string 1 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 2. String 1 should end in slot 1.

15.Use string 3 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 4.

16.Use string 6 and make a single left single right hand knot on string 5.

17.Use string 7 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 8.

18.Use string 9 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 10.

Row 4:

19.Use string 3 and make a single left single right hand knot on string 2. String 3 should end in slot 3.

20.Use string 4 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 5.

21.Use string 6 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 7.

22.Use string 9 and make a single left single right hand knot on string 8.

Row 5:

23.Use string 1 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 2. String 1 should end in slot 1.

24.Use string 3 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 4.

25.Use string 6 and make a single left single right hand knot on string 5.

26.Use string 7 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 8.

27.Use string 9 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 10.

Row 6:

28.Use string 2 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 3.

29.Use string 4 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 5.

30.Use string 6 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 7.

31.Use string 8 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 9.

Row 7:

32.Use string 1 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 2. String 1 should end in slot 1.

33.Use string 4 and make a single left single right hand knot on string 3.

34.Use string 6 and make a single left single right hand knot on string 5.

35.Use string 8 and make a single left single right hand knot on string 7.

36.Use string 9 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 10.

Row 8:

37.Use string 2 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 3.

38.Use string 4 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 5.

39.Use string 6 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 7.

40.Use string 8 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 9.

Row 9:

41.Use string 1 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 2. String 1 should end in slot 1.

42.Use string 3 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 4.

43.Use string 6 and make a single left single right hand knot on string 5.

44.Use string 7 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 8.

45.Use string 9 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 10.

Row 10:

46.Use string 3 and make a single left single right hand knot on string 2. String 3 should end in slot 3.

47.Use string 4 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 5.

48.Use string 6 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 7.

49.Use string 9 and make a single left single right hand knot on string 8.

Row 11:

50.Use string 1 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 2. String 1 should end in slot 1.

51.Use string 3 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 4.

52.Use string 6 and make a single left single right hand knot on string 5.

53.Use string 7 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 8.

54.Use string 9 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 10.

Row 12:

55.Use string 3 and make a single left single right hand knot on string 2. String 3 should end in slot 3.

56.Use string 4 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 5.

57.Use string 6 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 7.

58.Use string 9 and make a single left single right hand knot on string 8.

Row 13:

59.Use string 1 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 2. String 1 should end in slot 1.

60.Use string 3 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 4.

61.Use string 6 and make a single left single right hand knot on string 5.

62.Use string 7 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 8.

63.Use string 9 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 10.

Row 14:

64.Use string 3 and make a single left single right hand knot on string 2. String 3 should end in slot 3.

65.Use string 4 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 5.

66.Use string 6 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 7.

67.Use string 9 and make a single left single right hand knot on string 8.

Row 15:

68.Use string 1 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 2. String 1 should end in slot 1.

69.Use string 3 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 4.

70.Use string 5 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 6.

71.Use string 7 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 8.

72.Use string 9 and make a single right single left hand knot on string 10.

Row 16:

73.Use string 3 and make a single left single right hand knot on string 2. String 3 should end in slot 3.

74.Use string 5 and make a single left single right hand knot on string 4.

75.Use string 7 and make a single left single right hand knot on string 6.

76.Use string 9 and make a single left single right hand knot on string 8.

 

77.At this point you have completed one rotation of the pattern. Repeat steps 5-76 to continue the pattern until your bracelet is long enough to fit your wrist.

78.Once your bracelet is long enough to fit your wrist, braid stings from slots 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. Make a second braid with the remaining 5 strings.

79.Take the braided strings and tie two basic knots at the end of your friendship bracelet. Learn how to finish your friendship bracelet with knots or beads by clicking here.

80.Unclip your friendship bracelet from the butterfly clip and cut off the excess braided section. Your bracelet made with My Friendship Bracelet Maker is ready to wear or share!