How to Make Friendship Bracelets

Are you looking for friendship bracelet making instructions? Learning how to make friendship bracelets is really fun and they aren’t hard to make at all.

Introduction to Friendship Bracelets

There are lots of different types of friendship bracelets, but they all have a common purpose. They are all symbols of the love you have for your cherished friend. Giving someone a friendship bracelet is a great way to show them how much you care for them.

Types of Friendship Bracelets

Any bracelet that you give a friend as a symbol of your friendship is a friendship bracelet. Here are some of the most common types:

Embroidery Floss Friendship Bracelets

The Knotted Band


Isn’t this what you think of as a friendship bracelet? These are really fun to make, and don’t cost much in supplies either. I get my embroidery floss from the dollar store down my street – 3 packages for a buck! Doesn’t get much better than that does it?

Floss Friendship Bracelet Basics

If you’re new to floss friendship bracelet making, start here!

This Floss Friendship Bracelet Basics page will quickly bring you up to speed about: tools, materials, the basic knots, how to finish off the bracelet, fasten the bracelet, and also offers lots of tips.

Friendship Bracelet Patterns

how to make friendship bracelets

Floss Friendship Bracelet Patterns
A collection of detailed patterns and instructions.  Includes candy stripe, and a number of chevron patterns.

gimp friendship braceletGimp Friendship Bracelet

The gimp friendship bracelet is one of those unchanging friendship bracelet styles that will always be in fashion. Learn how to make one with these instructions.

Friendship Necklace

These friendship necklaces are really easy and quick to make. Once you learn the easy embroidery floss necklace wrapping technique, you can use the knot to make friendship bracelets too.

Aren’t these gorgeous?

Friendship Bracelets

Photo: Reprinted from Honestly WTF