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How to create a fishtail bracelet with pens & elastics

Create a Fishtail Bracelet With Pens & Elastics

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You will nee 50 elastic, that r 1/2 an inch.

You will nee 50 elastic, that r 1/2 an inch.

1 clamp. Usually included.

1 clamp. Usually included.

2 smooth sided pens.

2 smooth sided pens.

Twist the first elastic in a figure 8 on the pen.

Twist the first elastic in a figure 8 on the pen.

Add a second one but do NOT twist that one.

Add a second one but do NOT twist that one.

Add a 3rd and do NOT twist that one. If wanted you can have a preferred color pattern.

Add a 3rd and do NOT twist that one. If wanted you can have a preferred color pattern.

Bring the bottom right elastic of the top of the pen on the right.

Bring the bottom right elastic of the top of the pen on the right.

Continue to bring it over the top and dope it in the center.

Continue to bring it over the top and dope it in the center.

Leave this dropped elastic in the center.

Leave this dropped elastic in the center.

Repeat the process but on the left side and drop it in the center.

Repeat the process but on the left side and drop it in the center.

You should have two dropped stitches in the middle.

You should have two dropped stitches in the middle.

Add next elastic.

Add next elastic.

Pull the bottom right elastic over the pen.

Pull the bottom right elastic over the pen.

Drop the stitch in the center.

Drop the stitch in the center.

Repeat on left side too.

Repeat on left side too.

Drop the stitch in the center.

Drop the stitch in the center.

Keep adding one elastic at a rime and keep repeating the steps.

Keep adding one elastic at a rime and keep repeating the steps.

Drop the elastic in the center. Pull the bracelet in the center between the pens to stretch out and settle the placement of the elastics.

Drop the elastic in the center. Pull the bracelet in the center between the pens to stretch out and settle the placement of the elastics.

Make it as long as you want, hold the end of the bracelet with your fingers and pull off the pens. Remove one of the elastics before attaching the clamp that is provided.

Make it as long as you want, hold the end of the bracelet with your fingers and pull off the pens. Remove one of the elastics before attaching the clamp that is provided.

Remove one elastic.

Remove one elastic.

Add the clamp and join one end of the bracelet to the other end.

Add the clamp and join one end of the bracelet to the other end.

  • 50 elastics
  • One clasp
  • Pens with smooth ends