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.
In the next section, let us discuss the requirements that are required to make a kumihimo Bracelet. They are as follows:
- Kumihimo Thread
- Wooden Bead
- 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.
Step 2: Once you are done drawing with the circle, start cutting the circles.
Cutting the Circles
Step 3: Gently stick both the circles and make them stronger.
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
Step 5: In the next step, draw the lines diagonally and then do the 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
Step 7: Gently cut the edges of the circle by using scissors.
Cutting the Edges
Step 8: Measure the wool to eight to eleven centimeters and then cut it.
Measuring and Cutting the Wool
Step 9: Once you cut the threads, tie them.
Tie the Strings
Step 10: Once you successfully tie the strings, then make a 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
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
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.
Step 14: Once you are done you will see the bracelet taking shape, and you will notice a tug coming out.
Making Bracelet Shape
Step 15: Gently attach a paper clip to the tug.
Attaching Paper Clip
Step 16: Now, repeat all the steps until you see the bracelet is taking place.
Repeating the Steps
Step 17: Once you are done, remove the string from the circle and then tie a knot.
Removing the Cardboard Circle
Step 18: Cut the additional strings with the help of scissors.
Cutting the Additional String
Step 19: Take a wooden bead and expand its hole.
Expanding the Wooden Bead Hole
Step 20: Insert one section of the string inside the wooden 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
Step 22: Finally, your Kumihimo Bracelet is ready.
- 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.
Saquib Siddiqui is a Mechanical Engineer and a content creator. He has special interest in science experiments and teaches the same to school and college students. He is also a technical lead at RUDE LABS PVT. LTD.