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Inverse chevron

The Inverse Chevron Friendship Bracelet Pattern is just like the Chevron bracelet; just the starting point is different.  The minimum number of colors is two, and the maximum is up to you.

friendship bracelet instructions

What you need:

  • Embroidery floss in your choice of colors:
    This pattern uses three colors:  cream (1), green (2), and blue (3).
  • Masking tape, a safety pin and pillow, or a clipboard
  • Scissors
  • Measuring Tape

Friendship Bracelet Instructions

Things to know before you begin:

The knots used are forward (F) and backward (B).
Instructions for the knots, starting, and finishing are here.

Step 1

Cut strands to desired length.  For this particular pattern, 60 inches will produce approximately a 6 inch (including loop and knot) tight bracelet.

Step 2

Fold strands in half and make a loop and knot at the top.  Pin the knot to your workstation pillow.

Step 3

Arrange colors:  321 123.  The inner strands (cream) will be used first.

inverse chevron friendship bracelet step 3

Step 4

Starting in the center and join the cream strands together with a forward knot.

step 4

Step 5

Make two more forward knots with the cream strand.

Step 6

Make two backward knots with the cream strand that is still in the center.  The color arrangement should now be:  132 231.

step 6

Step 7

Continue steps 4 – 6 until you reach the desired length.

step 7

Step 8.

Divide the strands into two sections, and braid each group.

step 8

About the Author

Christine Gierer

I'm Christine Gierer and I'm obsessed with making jewelry and teaching others how to do it too. I've been a creative person all my life, and I've done all kinds of things like art, sociology, and counseling. But nothing makes me happier than playing with beads, wires, and tools and sharing my tips and tricks with you. I have two awesome websites where you can find tons of tutorials, courses, and workshops on how to make jewelry and how to sell it online.

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