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« on: January 20, 2005 03:16:56 PM »

im usually really good at making hemp anything but i cant seem to figure out the double bracelets i dont know how to describe them but they look like two hemp (straight style) bracelets smooshed together....
anyone know how to do this? pics would help most

thanks a bundle and a half!
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2005 06:12:46 PM »

I don't have any pictures... I hope I can explain this well - and hope it works Cheesy

I think the way to start would be to begin with two sets of strings (Two [I like thin bracelets/necklaces so I always use two, four may work better] long ones you tie around the middle; two middles), and tied each together into the loop.

Then, start tying each set into a seperate chain, stopping after awhile (Maybe 13 or 14 knots) when they are the same size.

After they are out a little and equal, cross one of the longer strings from the left side to the right side, and one from the right side to the left side. (I hope this is making sense) Tie the string you crossed over into the opposite side it was from. Don't pull to tight though, I think they might start over-lapping. Keep going and tie the sides into each other from time to time to keep them close.

If you need me to explain more, just ask Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2005 11:21:08 PM »

this is a braclelet i made... well basically its just square knots....6 in the middle 2 for the outer.. do that for a while then split into 2 reagualr 4 strand square knots
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