Friendship Bracelet Patterns With Instructions

Friendship Bracelet Patterns With InstructionsOn a personal note, when I was a child, I always fantasized about making a variety of jewelry and fashion accessories for all my best friends I had in my school, and later on in high school. I would make all of this stuff and just give it to all my friends as a sign of remembrance and gratitude to realize the fact that I had them in my world and that meant everything to me. It gave me abundant happiness and a feeling of closure towards them and every single thing I did in my life. Well, I get to do that rarely now, but writing this article took me back to those times once again! Now, that the subject of creating friendship accessories and jewelry has got triggered, this gives me an opportunity to show you some simple friendship bracelet patterns with instructions, so that you can make one of your own.

What are Friendship Bracelets

As the name suggests, friendship bracelet is a special kind of a friendship band, or you can call it a mark of remembrance and love, which is shared between two friends. It doesn’t make a difference by whom it is worn, by men or by women or as a matter of fact by children. This tradition of exchanging friendship bands particularly on occasions like Friendship Day and stuff like that goes around in all age groups. The main idea of creating a friendship bracelet is that it has to be handmade. Common what’s the whole point of doing something for your friends then! So, if you are in for this fun activity, well, learning how to make friendship bracelets at home or in your art and craft class can be a good start. All you need to have are these friendship bracelet designs and instructions ready at hand and you are ready to secure your bond forever and ever!

Easy Friendship Bracelet Patterns with Instructions

The art of making attractive bracelets is not difficult at all. With a good imagination, some easy friendship bracelet instructions and an average speed, you can enjoy this form of art whenever you get bored. So let’s peep at some cool friendship bracelet patterns with instructions below.

Chevron Friendship Bracelet Pattern #1

Things You Will Need

  • Embroidery floss (color of your choice)
  • Masking tape
  • Pillow
  • Safety pin
  • Clipboard
  • Scissors
  • Measuring tape

Instructions

  • With a variety of colors, cut one strand each to a desired length (recommended 50” approximately for this pattern)
  • Make a loop and knot at the top of the strands, by folding it half in half.
  • Pin the knot to the pillow
  • Arrange all the colors as 12345 54321. Suppose you chose blue (1), yellow (2), green (3), purple (4), brown (5), start with blue as the outer strand first.
  • Start on the right using the blue strand and make 4 backward knots.
  • Now from the left blue strand make 5 forward knots. The 5th knot is supposed to join the blue strand at the center. Hence the color will be arranged as 23451 15432.
  • In this manner continue all the above few steps till you reach the desired length of the bracelet.
  • In the last step you will have to section the strands in two equal sections and braid them in each group.

Heart Friendship Bracelet Pattern #2

Things You Will Need

  • Embroidery floss (color of your choice)
  • Masking tape
  • Pillow
  • Safety pin
  • Clipboard
  • Scissors
  • Measuring tape

Instructions

  • This is one of the most coolest patterns to create using the mumbo-jumbo of just two colors, black and yellow.
  • Cut 2 strands of yellow and black embroidery floss to a desired length (recommended 65” approximately for this pattern).
  • Make a loop and knot at the top of the strands by folding it half in half.
  • Pin the knot to the pillow
  • Arrange the colors in this pattern: 1212 2121
  • Now with the extreme right end that is the yellow strand, make 3 backward knots and with the extreme left yellow strand, make 4 forward knots.
  • Now the color pattern should be 2121 1212.
  • Repeat the above step in the similar manner for the black strand too.
  • With the extreme right black strand make a forward knot availing a pattern 1212 2112
  • Similarly, carry the procedure for the extreme left black strand by making a backward knot, availing a pattern of 2112 2112.
  • So, with the rightmost yellow strand you will have to make 2 backward knots and for the leftmost yellow strand, you will have to make 3 forward knots to join all the yellow strands altogether.
  • The pattern will be 2121 1212.
  • Repeating and proceeding all the above steps throughout, the end of the bracelet will be using black strands. You will have to divide them in two sections and braid each group separately. You can catch up more on heart friendship bracelet pattern in this Buzzle article.

This is how you finally complete a lovely heart shaped friendship bracelet worth tying it on your friend’s wrist. I hope the above discussed two friendship bracelet patterns with instructions in this article gave you a rough idea as to how you can create unique patterned bracelets with fancy decorations on a simple band of threads. Well, once you master such simple friendship bracelet instructions, I guess following advanced friendship bracelet patterns with instructions wouldn’t be a real deal to crack, right?

Friendship, to me, has no bounds. It’s the most awe-inspiring term and the most endearing relationship on planet Earth! Every individual has a true friend at some point of time in their lives. A person whom they can pour their heart out to. Speak for endless hours. Have the weirdest and funniest things to do when they are together. The care and love that is shared between two friends is incomparable and strong, by all odds; lasting forever! These definitions will never be enough to describe the word friendship. For any such precious friend in your life, who wouldn’t want to do any sort of adorable gestures. Then it doesn’t matter if it’s a $100 perfume bottle you bought for him/her or simply thought of making a friendship bracelet to tie it on his/her wrist. What matters is the intensity of your emotion! This is where I sign off. I hope you enjoyed reading this article, on friendship bracelet patterns with instructions, with all your heart!   By Fatima Rangwala

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