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Topic: help identify this! tatting bracelet? thread wrapping bracelet  (Read 476 times)
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stonedx
« on: July 05, 2009 05:37:32 AM »

hello guys,
http://s14.photobucket.com/albums/a304/stonedx99/?action=view&current=bracelet.jpg
hop you can help me up.
i wish to make this bracelet but i cant seem to know the method to do it. i tried the fisherman knot. not so much success.
saw someone posted it as tatting bracelet but i dont think so.
so some kind soul please help me out?

thanks alot
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N30Nb100d
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2009 04:44:58 PM »

I think taking a thick cord (folded in half so one end leaves you with a loop) and simply wrapping a thinner one around it tightly will get this effect. If you want to use more than one color (like the ones in the pictures), I would start off with all the color threads tied to the end of the cord you're wrapping around, wrap with the main color over all the others, switch to another color for a bit so the main color is covered, switch back. I hope that's not too confusing an explanation. Try looking for hair wrap instructions maybe... it's similar.
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stonedx
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2009 10:46:42 PM »

hmmm but wont the thread that i keep wrapping around get loose?? thanks alot for your help!
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« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2009 06:08:12 PM »

It shouldn't since it will be tied to the stationary center cord on both ends. Just make sure you wrap tightly... hair wraps stay on, so in theory, this should stay together too.
Also, you can put a little glue on the center cord before you wrap the first and last half inch or so (or the whole bracelet if you don't mind working with glue), then wrap over the glue. It will keep the wrapping thread from slipping off the ends.
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