How To Make A Kumihimo Bracelet

by | Jan 26, 2022 | Paper Craft, DIY

Introduction

Kumihimo bracelets are always shared among best friends, and it is also considered a fashion accessory. So today, we will teach you how to make a Kumihimo Bracelet.

Supplies

In the next section, let us discuss the requirements that are required to make a kumihimo Bracelet. They are as follows:

Materials

Tools

  • Scissors
  • Rounder
  • Pencil
  • Measuring Tape
  • Paper Clip

Steps To Make Kumihimo Bracelet

Step 1: The first step is to draw two circles on cardboard with the help of a rounder.

Making Circles

Making Circles

Step 2: Once you are done drawing with the circle, start cutting the circles.

Cutting the Circles

Cutting the Circles

Step 3: Gently stick both the circles and make them stronger.

Sticking the Circles

Sticking the Circles

Step 4: Now, take a ruler and trace the lines in the following manner. Now, turn the circle and again trace the line.

Drawing the Lines

Drawing the Lines

Step 5: In the next step, draw the lines diagonally and then do the markings.

Performing Markings

Performing Markings

Step 6: In the next step, take a small knife or a cutter and make some cuts in the middle.

Making a Small Hole

Making a Small Hole

Step 7: Gently cut the edges of the circle by using scissors.

Cutting the Edges

Cutting the Edges

Step 8: Measure the wool to eight to eleven centimeters and then cut it.

Measuring and Cutting the Wool

Measuring and Cutting the Wool

Step 9: Once you cut the threads, tie them.

Tie the Strings

Tie the Strings

Step 10: Once you successfully tie the strings, then make a knot.

Making the Knot

Making the Knot

Step 11: Now, insert the string from the hole that has been in the initial step.

Inserting the String in the Hole

Inserting the String in the Hole

Step 12: Gently insert one side of the threads and then again leave three gaps and continue this process for the entire circle.

Connecting the Wool

Connecting the Wool

Step 13: Let us start the braiding process by firstly taking the string from the top end to the bottom end. Continue this process for both the left side and right side, with all the strings.

Braiding Process

Braiding Process

Step 14: Once you are done you will see the bracelet taking shape, and you will notice a tug coming out.

Making Bracelet Shape

Making Bracelet Shape

Step 15: Gently attach a paper clip to the tug.

Attaching Paper Clip

Attaching Paper Clip

Step 16: Now, repeat all the steps until you see the bracelet is taking place.

Repeating the Steps

Repeating the Steps

Step 17: Once you are done, remove the string from the circle and then tie a knot.

Removing the Cardboard Circle

Removing the Cardboard Circle

Step 18: Cut the additional strings with the help of scissors.

Cutting the Additional String

Cutting the Additional String

Step 19: Take a wooden bead and expand its hole.

Expanding the Wooden Bead Hole

Expanding the Wooden Bead Hole

Step 20: Insert one section of the string inside the wooden bead.

Inserting the Wool inside the Bead

Inserting the Wool inside the Bead

Step 21: Once you are done from both sides, tie it and make a band shape.

Making the Band

Making the Band

Step 22: Finally, your Kumihimo Bracelet is ready.

kumihimo Bracelet

kumihimo Bracelet

Recommendation

  • We recommend you use the used boxes of cornflakes.

Things To Remember

  • Make sure you cut the circles cleanly
  • You must make a big loop while tying the knot.
  • Make sure you run your hands around the strings so that it does not get tangled.

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