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How to start and finish your friendship bracelets: 3 ways

Start and Finish Your Friendship Bracelets: 3 Ways

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If you need help or clarification, feel free to comment. You can also alter some of these.

#1:  the easy way

#1: the easy way

Tie a knot at the beginning and ending of your bracelet. Let it string at the ends stay the same. Tie both ends together on your wrist.

Tie a knot at the beginning and ending of your bracelet. Let it string at the ends stay the same. Tie both ends together on your wrist.

#2:  braided ends

#2: braided ends

I usually tie a loose knot at the beginning leaving about 2-3 inches at the end for braiding.

I usually tie a loose knot at the beginning leaving about 2-3 inches at the end for braiding.

After finishing the bracelet, I braid both ends then secure with a knot. Option 1: tie around wrist. Option 2: make an adjustable knot.

After finishing the bracelet, I braid both ends then secure with a knot. Option 1: tie around wrist. Option 2: make an adjustable knot.

#3:  button and loop

#3: button and loop

This works best when you have two strings that could be one string folded in half. Examples: the flip-flop friendship bracelet, abbaabba or anything similar.

This may look like 12 strings, but it is actually 6 strings folded in half.

This may look like 12 strings, but it is actually 6 strings folded in half.

I like to tie a knot at the halfway point (where they fold in half).

I like to tie a knot at the halfway point (where they fold in half).

Braid down both side of the knot.

Braid down both side of the knot.

Make sure your button will fit and tie a knot, then, start your bracelet.

Make sure your button will fit and tie a knot, then, start your bracelet.

Tie a knot at the end of your bracelet.

Tie a knot at the end of your bracelet.

Tie bring the strings through the button hole(s) and tie square knots. Tie a knot with each string. Secure with permanent glue.

Tie bring the strings through the button hole(s) and tie square knots. Tie a knot with each string. Secure with permanent glue.

Enjoy your bracelet!

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