Rainbow Arrowhead Design

My Friendship Bracelet Maker Instructional Series

Level: Advanced

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BEFORE YOU BEGIN your friendship bracelet pattern, know how to make the Right Hand Double Knot and Left Hand Double Knot. You will also need to know the Single Right Single Left Hand Knot and Single Left Single Right Hand Knot.

1. Pick 5 different color threads for this pattern. (The example uses yellow, green, orange, blue & pink).
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. Arrange the same color in slots 1 and 10 (yellow), 2 and 9 (green), 3 and 8 (orange), 4 and 7 (blue), 5 and 6 (pink).
Row 1:
1. Take string #2 (green) and make a left hand double with string #1 (yellow). String #2 (green) will now be in slot 1.
2. Take string #4 (blue) and make a left hand double with string #3 (orange). String #4 (blue) will now be in slot 3.
3. Take string #5 (pink) and make a right hand double with string #6 (pink). String #5 (pink) will now be in slot 6.
4. Take string #7 (blue) and make a right hand double with string #8 (orange). String #7 (blue) will now be in slot 8.
5. Take string #9 (green) and make a right hand double with string #10 (yellow). String #9 (green) will now be in slot 10.
Row 2:
1. Take string #3 (blue) and make a left hand double with string #2 (yellow). String #3 (blue) will now be in slot 2.
2. Take string #5 (pink) and make a left hand double with string #4 (orange). String #5 (pink) will now be in slot 4.
3. Take string #6 (pink) and make a right hand double with string #7 (orange). String #6 (pink) will now be in slot 7.
4. Take string #8 (blue) and make a right hand double with string #9 (yellow). String #8 (blue) will now be in slot 9
Row 3:
1. Take string #2 (blue) and make a single left knot and then a single right knot with string #1 (green). String #2 (blue) will stay in slot 2.
2. Take string #4 (pink) and make a single left knot and then a single right knot with string #3 (yellow). String #4 (pink) will stay in slot 4.
3. Take string #5 (orange) and make a right hand double with string #6 (orange). String #5 (orange) will now be in slot 6.
4. Take string #7 (pink) and make a single right knot and then a single left knot with string #8 (yellow). String #7 (pink) will stay in slot 7.
5. Take string #9 (blue) and make a single right knot and then a single left knot with string #10 (green). String #9 (blue) will stay in slot 9.
Row 4:
1. Take string #2 (blue) and make a right hand double with string #3 (yellow). String #2 (blue) will now be in slot 3.
2. Take string #4 (pink) and make a right hand double with string #5 (orange). String #4 (pink) will now be in slot 5.
3. Take string #7 (pink) and make a left hand double with string #6 (orange). String #7 (pink) will now be in slot 6.
4. Take string #9 (blue) and make a left hand double with string #8 (yellow). String #9 (blue) will now be in slot 8.
Row 5:
1. Take string #1 (green) and make a right hand double with string #2 (yellow). String #1 (green) will now be in slot 2.
2. Take string #3 (blue) and make a right hand double with string #4 (orange). String #3 (blue) will now be in slot 4.
3. Take string #6 (pink) and make a left hand double with string #5 (pink). String #6 (pink) will now be in slot 5.
4. Take string #8 (blue) and make a left hand double with string #7 (orange). String #8 (blue) will now be in slot 7.
5. Take string #10 (green) and make a left hand double with string #9 (yellow). String #10 (green) will now be in slot 9.
Row 6:
1. Take string #2 (green) and make a single right knot and then a single left knot with string #3 (orange). String #2 (green) will stay in slot 2.
2. Take string #4 (blue) and make a single right knot and then a single left knot with string #5 (pink). String #4 (blue) will stay in slot 4.
3. Take string #7 (blue) and make a single left knot and then a single right knot with string #6 (pink). String #7 (blue) will stay in slot 7.
4. Take string #9 (green) and make a single left knot and then a single right knot with string #8 (orange). String #9 (green) will stay in slot 9.
Row 7: Repeat Steps for Row 1
Row 8: Repeat Steps for Row 2
Row 9:

1. Take string #2 (blue) and make a left hand double with string #1 (green). String #2 (blue) will now be in slot 1.
2. Take string #4 (pink) and make a left hand double with string #3 (yellow). String #4 (pink) will now be in slot 3.
3. Take string #5 (orange) and make a right hand double with string #6 (orange). String #5 (orange) will now be in slot 6.
4. Take string #7 (pink) and make a right hand double with string #8 (yellow). String #7 (pink) will now be in slot 8.
5. Take string #9 (blue) and make a right hand double with string #10 (green). String #9 (blue) will now be in slot 10.
Row 10:
1. Take string #3 (pink) and make a left hand double with string #2 (green). String #3 (pink) will now be in slot 2.
2. Take string #5 (orange) and make a left hand double with string #4 (yellow). String #5 (orange) will now be in slot 4.
3. Take string #6 (orange) and make a right hand double with string #7 (yellow). String #6 (orange) will now be in slot 7.
4. Take string #8 (pink) and make a right hand double with string #9 (green). String #8 (pink) will now be in slot 9.
Row 11:
1. Take string #2 (pink) and make a single left knot and then a single right knot with string #1 (blue). String #2 (pink) will stay in slot 2.
2. Take string #4 (orange) and make a single left knot and then a single right knot with string #3 (green). String #4 (orange) will stay in slot 4.
3. Take string #5 (yellow) and make a right hand double with string #6 (yellow). String #5 (yellow) will now be in slot 6.
4. Take string #7 (orange) and make a single right knot and then a single left knot with string #8 (green). String #7 (orange) will stay in slot 7.
5. Take string #9 (pink) and make a single right knot and then a single left knot with string #10 (blue). String #9 (pink) will stay in slot 9.
Row 12:
1. Take string #2 (pink) and make a right hand double with string #3 (green). String #2 (pink) will now be in slot 3.
2. Take string #4 (orange) and make a right hand double with string #5 (yellow). String #4 (orange) will now be in slot 5.
3. Take string #7 (orange) and make a left hand double with string #6 (yellow). String #7 (orange) will now be in slot 6.
4. Take string #9 (pink) and make a left hand double with string #8 (green). String #9 (pink) will now be in slot 8.
Row 13:
1. Take string #1 (blue) and make a right hand double with string #2 (green). String #1 (blue) will now be in slot 2.
2. Take string #3 (pink) and make a right hand double with string #4 (yellow). String #3 (pink) will now be in slot 4.
3. Take string #5 (orange) and make a right hand double with string #6 (orange). String #5 (orange) will now be in slot 6.
4. Take string #8 (pink) and make a left hand double with string #7 (yellow). String #8 (pink) will now be in slot 7.
5. Take string #10 (blue) and make a left hand double with string #9 (green). String #10 (blue) will now be in slot 9.
Row 14:
1. Take string #2 (blue) and make a single right knot and then a single left knot with string #3 (yellow). String #2 (blue) will stay in slot 2.
2. Take string #4 (pink) and make a single right knot and then a single left knot with string #5 (orange). String #4 (pink) will stay in slot 4.
3. Take string #7 (pink) and make a single left knot and then a single right knot with string #6 (orange). String #7 (pink) will stay in slot 7.
4. Take string #9 (blue) and make a single left knot and then a single right knot with string #8 (yellow). String #9 (blue) will stay in slot 9.
Row 15: Repeat Steps for Row 9
Row 16: Repeat Steps for Row 10
Row 17:

1. Take string #2 (pink) and make a left hand double with string #1 (blue). String #2 (pink) will now be in slot 1.
2. Take string #4 (orange) and make a left hand double with string #3 (green). String #4 (orange) will now be in slot 3.
3. Take string #5 (yellow) and make a right hand double with string #6 (yellow). String #5 (yellow) will now be in slot 6.
4. Take string #7 (orange) and make a right hand double with string #8 (green). String #7 (orange) will now be in slot 8.
5. Take string #9 (pink) and make a right hand double with string #10 (blue). String #9 (pink) will now be in slot 10.
Row 18:
1. Take string #3 (orange) and make a left hand double with string #2 (blue). String #3 (orange) will now be in slot 2.
2. Take string #5 (yellow) and make a left hand double with string #4 (green). String #5 (yellow) will now be in slot 4.
3. Take string #6 (yellow) and make a right hand double with string #7 (green). String #6 (yellow) will now be in slot 7.
4. Take string #8 (orange) and make a right hand double with string #9 (blue). String #8 (orange) will now be in slot 9.
Row 19:
1. Take string #2 (orange) and make a single left knot and then a single right knot with string #1 (pink). String #2 (orange) will stay in slot 2.
2. Take string #4 (yellow) and make a single left knot and then a single right knot with string #3 (blue). String #4 (yellow) will stay in slot 4.
3. Take string #5 (green) and make a right hand double with string #6 (green). String #5 (green) will now be in slot 6.
4. Take string #7 (yellow) and make a single right knot and then a single left knot with string #8 (blue). String #7 (yellow) will stay in slot 7.
5. Take string #9 (orange) and make a single right knot and then a single left knot with string #10 (pink). String #9 (orange) will stay in slot 9.
Row 20:
1. Take string #2 (orange) and make a right hand double with string #3 (blue). String #2 (orange) will now be in slot 3.
2. Take string #4 (yellow) and make a right hand double with string #5 (green). String #4 (yellow) will now be in slot 5.
3. Take string #7 (yellow) and make a left hand double with string #6 (green). String #7 (yellow) will now be in slot 6.
4. Take string #9 (orange) and make a left hand double with string #8 (blue). String #9 (orange) will now be in slot 8.
Row 21:
1. Take string #1 (pink) and make a right hand double with string #2 (blue). String #1 (pink) will now be in slot 2.
2. Take string #3 (orange) and make a right hand double with string #4 (green). String #3 (orange) will now be in slot 4.
3. Take string #5 (yellow) and make a right hand double with string #6 (yellow). String #5 (yellow) will now be in slot 6.
4. Take string #8 (orange) and make a left hand double with string #7 (green). String #8 (orange) will now be in slot 7.
5. Take string #10 (pink) and make a left hand double with string #9 (blue). String #10 (pink) will now be in slot 9.
Row 22:
1. Take string #2 (pink) and make a single right knot and then a single left knot with string #3 (green). String #2 (pink) will stay in slot 2.
2. Take string #4 (orange) and make a single right knot and then a single left knot with string #5 (yellow). String #4 (orange) will stay in slot 4.
3. Take string #7 (orange) and make a single left knot and then a single right knot with string #6 (yellow). String #7 (orange) will stay in slot 7.
4. Take string #9 (pink) and make a single left knot and then a single right knot with string #8 (green). String #9 (pink) will stay in slot 9.
Row 23: Repeat Row 17
Row 24: Repeat Row 18
Row 25:

1. Take string #2 (orange) and make a left hand double with string #1 (pink). String #2 (orange) will now be in slot 1.
2. Take string #4 (yellow) and make a left hand double with string #3 (blue). String #4 (yellow) will now be in slot 3.
3. Take string #5 (green) and make a right hand double with string #6 (green). String #5 (green) will now be in slot 6.
4. Take string #7 (yellow) and make a right hand double with string #8 (blue). String #7 (yellow) will now be in slot 8.
5. Take string #9 (orange) and make a right hand double with string #10 (pink). String #9 (orange) will now be in slot 10.
Row 26:
1. Take string #3 (yellow) and make a left hand double with string #2 (pink). String #3 (yellow) will now be in slot 2.
2. Take string #5 (green) and make a left hand double with string #4 (blue). String #5 (green) will now be in slot 4.
3. Take string #6 (green) and make a right hand double with string #7 (blue). String #6 (green) will now be in slot 7.
4. Take string #8 (yellow) and make a right hand double with string #9 (pink). String #8 (yellow) will now be in slot 9.
Row 27:
1. Take string #2 (yellow) and make a single left knot and then a single right knot with string #1 (orange). String #2 (yellow) will stay in slot 2.
2. Take string #4 (green) and make a single left knot and then a single right knot with string #3 (pink). String #4 (green) will stay in slot 4.
3. Take string #5 (blue) and make a right hand double with string #6 (blue). String #5 (blue) will now be in slot 6.
4. Take string #7 (green) and make a single right knot and then a single left knot with string #8 (pink). String #7 (green) will stay in slot 7.
5. Take string #9 (yellow) and make a single right knot and then a single left knot with string #10 (orange). String #9 (yellow) will stay in slot 9.
Row 28:
1. Take string #2 (yellow) and make a right hand double with string #3 (pink). String #2 (yellow) will now be in slot 3.
2. Take string #4 (green) and make a right hand double with string #5 (blue). String #4 (green) will now be in slot 5.
3. Take string #7 (green) and make a left hand double with string #6 (blue). String #7 (green) will now be in slot 6.
4. Take string #9 (yellow) and make a left hand double with string #8 (pink). String #9 (yellow) will now be in slot 8.
Row 29:
1. Take string #1 (orange) and make a right hand double with string #2 (pink). String #1 (orange) will now be in slot 2.
2. Take string #3 (yellow) and make a right hand double with string #4 (blue). String #3 (yellow) will now be in slot 4.
3. Take string #5 (green) and make a right hand double with string #6 (green). String #5 (yellow) will now be in slot 6.
4. Take string #8 (yellow) and make a left hand double with string #7 (blue). String #8 (yellow) will now be in slot 7.
5. Take string #10 (orange) and make a left hand double with string #9 (pink). String #10 (orange) will now be in slot 9.
Row 30:
1. Take string #2 (orange) and make a single right knot and then a single left knot with string #3 (blue). String #2 (orange) will stay in slot 2.
2. Take string #4 (yellow) and make a single right knot and then a single left knot with string #5 (green). String #4 (yellow) will stay in slot 4.
3. Take string #7 (yellow) and make a single left knot and then a single right knot with string #6 (green). String #7 (yellow) will stay in slot 7.
4. Take string #9 (orange) and make a single left knot and then a single right knot with string #8 (blue). String #9 (orange) will stay in slot 9.
Row 31: Repeat Steps for Row 25
Row 32: Repeat Steps for Row 26
Row 33:

1. Take string #2 (yellow) and make a left hand double with string #1 (orange). String #2 (yellow) will now be in slot 1.
2. Take string #4 (green) and make a left hand double with string #3 (pink). String #4 (green) will now be in slot 3.
3. Take string #5 (blue) and make a right hand double with string #6 (blue). String #5 (blue) will now be in slot 6.
4. Take string #7 (green) and make a right hand double with string #8 (pink). String #7 (green) will now be in slot 8.
5. Take string #9 (yellow) and make a right hand double with string #10 (orange). String #9 (yellow) will now be in slot 10.
Row 34:
1. Take string #3 (green) and make a left hand double with string #2 (orange). String #3 (green) will now be in slot 2.
2. Take string #5 (blue) and make a left hand double with string #4 (pink). String #5 (blue) will now be in slot 4.
3. Take string #6 (blue) and make a right hand double with string #7 (pink). String #6 (blue) will now be in slot 7.
4. Take string #8 (green) and make a right hand double with string #9 (orange). String #8 (green) will now be in slot 9.
Row 35:
1. Take string #2 (green) and make a single left knot and then a single right knot with string #1 (yellow). String #2 (green) will stay in slot 2.
2. Take string #4 (blue) and make a single left knot and then a single right knot with string #3 (orange). String #4 (blue) will stay in slot 4.
3. Take string #5 (pink) and make a right hand double with string #6 (pink). String #5 (pink) will now be in slot 6.
4. Take string #7 (blue) and make a single right knot and then a single left knot with string #8 (orange). String #7 (blue) will stay in slot 7.
5. Take string #9 (green) and make a single right knot and then a single left knot with string #10 (yellow). String #9 (green) will stay in slot 9.
Row 36:
1. Take string #2 (green) and make a right hand double with string #3 (orange). String #2 (green) will now be in slot 3.
2. Take string #4 (blue) and make a right hand double with string #5 (pink). String #4 (blue) will now be in slot 5.
3. Take string #7 (blue) and make a left hand double with string #6 (pink). String #7 (blue) will now be in slot 6.
4. Take string #9 (green) and make a left hand double with string #8 (orange). String #9 (green) will now be in slot 8.
Row 37:
1. Take string #1 (yellow) and make a right hand double with string #2 (orange). String #1 (yellow) will now be in slot 2.
2. Take string #3 (green) and make a right hand double with string #4 (pink). String #3 (green) will now be in slot 4.
3. Take string #5 (blue) and make a right hand double with string #6 (blue). String #5 (blue) will now be in slot 6.
4. Take string #8 (green) and make a left hand double with string #7 (pink). String #8 (green) will now be in slot 7.
5. Take string #10 (yellow) and make a left hand double with string #9 (orange). String #10 (yellow) will now be in slot 9.
Row 38:
RainbowArrowhead_Thumb1. Take string #2 (yellow) and make a single right knot and then a single left knot with string #3 (pink). String #2 (yellow) will stay in slot 2.
2. Take string #4 (green) and make a single right knot and then a single left knot with string #5 (blue). String #4 (green) will stay in slot 4.
3. Take string #7 (green) and make a single left knot and then a single right knot with string #6 (blue). String #7 (green) will stay in slot 7.
4. Take string #9 (yellow) and make a single left knot and then a single right knot with string #8 (pink). String #9 (yellow) will stay in slot 9.
Row 39: Repeat Steps for Row 33
Row 40: Repeat Steps for Row 34

You’ve now repeated one rotation of the pattern. Repeat rows 1-40 three or four times until your bracelet is long enough to fit your wrist.
To Finish:
1. Once your bracelet is long enough to fit your wrist take three strings from the slots 1–4 in your left hand and three strings from slots 8 – 11 in your right hand and braid with the remaining 2 center strings.
2. Take the braided strings and tie two basic knots at the end of your friendship bracelet.
3. Unclip your friendship bracelet from the butterfly clip and cut off the excess braided section. Your friendship bracelet is ready to wear or share.

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