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How to make a spiral lanyard

Make a Spiral Lanyard

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Get two colors of Craft Lace or plastic string

Get two colors of Craft Lace or plastic string

Fold them in half

Fold them in half

Take the green lace on the bottom and make two loops over the blue lace.

Take the green lace on the bottom and make two loops over the blue lace.

Take one end of the blue lace and put it over the first green loop and under the second.

Take one end of the blue lace and put it over the first green loop and under the second.

Grab the other end of the blue string and do the same thing. Over the first green loop and under the second one.

Grab the other end of the blue string and do the same thing. Over the first green loop and under the second one.

Pull all of the ends of your lace tight.

Pull all of the ends of your lace tight.

Instead of going straight across like the square lanyard we are going to make our loops to the sides. This step is what is going to give us the spiral look.

Instead of going straight across like the square lanyard we are going to make our loops to the sides. This step is what is going to give us the spiral look.

Take your green lace and go over and under both the blue loops. You are going to go to the sides again and not straight across.

Take your green lace and go over and under both the blue loops. You are going to go to the sides again and not straight across.

Pull the ends of the lace tight.

Pull the ends of the lace tight.

Repeat steps 7 to 9

After 10 to 13 rows you will see how the spiral looks. It looks funner that the plain box. Let's keep going and make your lanyard to your desired length.

After 10 to 13 rows you will see how the spiral looks. It looks funner that the plain box. Let's keep going and make your lanyard to your desired length.

20 more rows done :)

20 more rows done :)

Now I am almost at the end of my lace, let's finish this off

Now I am almost at the end of my lace, let's finish this off

Add a little bit of Crazy Glue and trim the ends.

Add a little bit of Crazy Glue and trim the ends.

And here is our spiral lanyard next to the square/box lanyard.

I hope you all enjoyed this guide as much as I did making it. Keep your eyes peeled for more lanyard guides!!!!

  • Craft Lace, plastic string
  • Scissors
  • Key hook or ring
  • Crazy Glue