MY DIY | Knot Chain Bracelet

DIY PROJECT, Jewelry DIY

 After admiring the awesomeness of Refinery 29’s DIY friendship bracelet, they asked me to come up with additional piece of jewelry to add to mine (and theirs) ever growing collection of wrist candy. I took the challenge, and mixed chain with my current knotting technique of choice, to create a pretty pastel bracelet, similar to past styles seen here and here.
Steps after the break…


Supplies:
2 pieces of 3 inch chain (MJtrim.com)
1 yard of suede (MJtrim.com
Jewelry pliers
Jump Rings
Lobster Clasp
Step-by-step (picture of all the steps here)
1. Cut rope in half 
2. Thread both pieces through the bottom link of the chain
3. Next, set up your workspace by taping the top of your chain, and bottom of one of the pieces of suede rope
4. Cross the rope on the right over the middle two pieces 
5. Cross the left rope over the right one
6. Tricky step: Take the left piece and cross under the two middle pieces, and through the loop on the right side
7. Put the left and right side  
8. Create your first knot
9. Next repeat the process starting on the left side, crossing the left side over the two middle pieces
10. Cross the right rope over the left rope
11. Take the right piece and cross under the two middle pieces, and through the loop on the left side
12. Pull tight
13. Continue the process for 2 inches
14. Thread the two middle pieces through your second piece of chain
15. Knot your rope to secure to the chain. Dab a bit of super glue on the knot to hold.
16. Using your pliers connect the chain to the lobster clasp with your jump ring
17. Add 3 jump rings to the other end

EXPLORE MORE: DIY PROJECT, Jewelry DIY

SHARE THE
60

COMMENTS


  1. JENNI-FUHHH. says:

    this is soo cute! I just linked my friend to this and we’re planning to do it in addition to another DIY craft we’re planning to do (customizing/decorating shoes).

  2. BBella says:

    it’s very cute, I’m planning to do something similar so thank you for the inspiration

    xx BBella
    justyled.blogspot.com

  3. V. says:

    I made them myself a few weeks ago in black color. But now I see it looks much better in pastel 🙂

    SEARCH IN FASHION

  4. Petra says:

    wow love these amazing bracelets. Looks so pretty.
    xo, Petra

    http://www.sweetsoflife86.blogspot.com

  5. Dominika says:

    oh, brilliant DIY!
    <3

    FASHION PHILOSOPHY
    http://www.fashionphilosophy.net

  6. Jurgita* says:

    Amazing!I want to try this DIY! 🙂

  7. △M†E ∞ says:

    what a chain do you use ?
    xx , amie

  8. wow, amazing DIY,thanks so much for shareing. much love.

    http://mastylee.blogspot.com/

  9. shamz says:

    I love this kind of DIYS.
    Can i ask, what size of the chain are you using?
    Thank you

  10. Amy says:

    Thanks for sharing, I will be trying this ASAP.

    Amy

    http://www.LeopardandLillies.com

  11. Anonymous says:

    I love the bracelets. Must try soon.

  12. I love how you did this with suede!
    xx
    Lia
    Smart n Snazzy

  13. Tia says:

    Thanks for sharing! I love this! 🙂

  14. Tasty knotted pastel colors 🙂 thanks for sharing!

    ❥ The GUILTY HYENA . COM

  15. Anonymous says:

    I like the colors. Very snappy.

  16. @honeypeak23 says:

    Fantastic! really inspiring bracelet!

  17. Jennifer fay says:

    very pretty bracelet. I’m making bracelets too, but mine are the knitted ones and fabric.

  18. Love this! Where do you get your chain from? I looked in Michaels and they don’t have cuban chain…

  19. Love this! Where do you get your chain from? I looked in Michaels and they don’t have cuban chain…

  20. Karissa says:

    I love these! Perfect bracelets for stacking. Definitely need to try.

    http://theautumnissue.com

  21. Great idea, i’ve been meaning to do this with colored hemp!

  22. Anonymous says:

    I love friendship bracelets. These are so nice.

  23. MAGS says:

    Love it, really cute idea!

    xoxo,
    http://noragsformags.blogspot.com

  24. Effie says:

    I love trying all your amazing ideas. Great blog!

    http://www.thevintagelibrary.blogspot.com

  25. I really love them!!

    http://www.9lla.it
    [fashion – trends – DIYs]

  26. Anonymous says:

    Great blog. I love the bracelets. You have so many great ideas.

  27. Pink Chick says:

    Love it! I get a lot of ideas from your blog!

    Xoxo from Peru

    Soledad
    http://www.eldiariodepinkchick.com

  28. Fall in Love says:

    Your blog is so inspiring! I made a charm bracelet and this is the post:

    http://fallinlove.com.ar/diy-charmed-bracelet/?lang=en

    Lau

  29. aga says:

    Video please great blog !!

  30. Tavia says:

    Love these bracelets such great colors!
    Check out a new way to create your DIY’s on my new website! http://www.amazine.com
    I made a DIY tutorial collage here!

    http://www.amazine.com/story/400855

    1. Ally Amazine says:

      What a great way to showcase products and DIY tutorials! I will definitely be checking out this site more! 🙂

  31. Lauren says:

    You always have the most amazing DIY bracelets! Can’t wait to do this one too!
    Lauren at http://www.fashionotes.com
    xo

  32. Andie says:

    Love these bracelets.

  33. It's Carmen says:

    Love it! The bracelet is so adorable. DIY is awesome.

    ♥ It’s Carmen

  34. Anonymous says:

    You could probably use jump rings and attach charms to the cord part too. Or use beads and straight pins…….oh the possibilities!

  35. I love this chain ! You do so many good DIY’s! Keep doing what you’re doing! I love it!
    xoxo
    http://www.TouchedeMode.com

  36. thefolia says:

    Thank you for this clever tip. I bought a bracelet from an acquaintance that broke and she would fix it for me for the same price I paid for the “overpriced piece”. I only bought it to support her and now I am stuck with a broken piece. Thanks to you I can reincarnate it!

  37. Rish says:

    Very cute! and simple 🙂

    I would really like to know what size curb chain you used as well!

  38. claire says:

    This is totally cute and such a great gift for the holidays…bracelets for EVERYONE!!!

    http://www.thesitsgirls.com/get-paid-blogging

  39. Anonymous says:

    Lovelovelove! One question: did mj trimmings cut the chain down to size? I was looking at their website, and they seem to only sell it online in large quantities. If not, could you do it easily at home?

  40. Joycie Joy says:

    It’s super lovely~
    but i have tried several times, and somehow at the end the braid is twisted a little, it’s not as flat as yours.

    What have I done wrong?

  41. Your toy it’s so beautiful, I like it vey much, I also bought one at cheap omega watches
    , If you want one too. can visit this address, The backpacks are beautiful at there. I think you will be love it too.

  42. carmafashion says:

    This comment has been removed by the author.

  43. Anonymous says:

    i love this idea but i didn’t have any of that suede rope so i used string and smaller chain worked just as good but small though.xxxx

  44. It is indeed my belief that mesothelioma is actually the most fatal cancer. It has unusual attributes. The more I really look at it the more I am assured it does not work like a true solid cells cancer. In the event that mesothelioma is often a rogue viral infection, so there is the chance for developing a vaccine as well as offering vaccination to asbestos open people who are really at high risk involving developing long run asbestos relevant malignancies. Thanks for expressing your ideas for this important health issue.

  45. Thank you much for this post. I m self-same interested in what you have to say. I will doubtless live rearward to see what other stuff you submit.

  46. Delighted on behalf of you to bare this web side write-up, My class is shopping frequently vis-?-vis this. This may ensue instantly indeed what I materialize to live in quest of and also I be the owner of book-marked this inimitable tangle website online much very, I’ll frequently be real hold on to chronic quickly sufficient to ponder concerning resting on your identifiable distinctive article.

  47. thanx man for such an detail info

  48. Reggie says:

    Hello colleagues, its wonderful post about teachingand completely defined,
    keep it up all the time.

Sorry comments are closed!!

Your comment is awaiting moderation.

 

  • TRAVEL | France
  • BEDROOM | Untraditio
  • BATHROOM | Monica Wa
  • KITCHEN | Love the c
  • WORDS | Lovely
  • WORDS | Oh Ok But |