How to weave bracelets out of thread
Bracelets were worn by people for a long time. Previously, they were symbols of power, position in society and much could tell about their owner. Each bracelet was special, decorated with various attributes and often served as a guardian. They were made from different materials: wood, metal, beads or shells.
And now these bracelets do not go out of fashion. Their symbolism has disappeared, but as an ornament they are very, very in demand. Many people like to make bracelets with their own hands. Most often they weave from beads or threads. Such simple products are available for manufacturingeven children.
In the sixties, bracelets from threads were veryare common among young people. They were called baubles and were made from a wide variety of materials. It was considered very stylish to wear many bracelets. They wove not only for themselves, but also gave to each other, calling "bracelets of happiness." Many believed that they bring good luck.
The best thread for weaving a bracelet isthe mulina. These threads are strong, do not shed and have a very bright color and a wide variety of shades. You do not need to separate the thread, so the bouquet is more durable. Traditionally, a bracelet made of string of mulinaweave from an even number of threads, usually 8-10. If you take less, it will turn out to be narrow and inexpressive. The length of the yarn for weaving should be 4-5 times larger than the finished product, usually for its production take about one meter.
Weaving bracelets from threads to mulina is a processsimple even for children, it does not take much time. For work you need thread and scissors. In addition, it will be necessary to consolidate somehow your product. You can pin the yarn with a pin to the sofa or cushion, but the most convenient way is a nail driven into the plank, to which the raw material for the weaving is tied. You can use for these purposes a folder with a clip, under which the edge of the threads is laid.
It is better to start with a small number of colors. Only when you master this technique, you can create more complex and beautiful bracelets from threads. The easiest way to weave is knots. To do this, fix the threads, tying them with a knot and attaching them to a nail or pin, carefully spread them. Then take an edge thread and alternately tie it with knots on each subsequent one. You can make this same thread another row in the opposite direction. And so with each thread.
On the edges of the bracelet, the usual pigtail is padded. You can divide the threads into two parts and weave two pigtails. For beauty, beads are sometimes intertwined.
If you weave gently, tightlyhaving nodules to each other, you will get an original and beautiful product. You can experiment with the color and number of threads, tie two knots or arrange them not directly, but obliquely.
Another easy way to make bracelets out of thread- based on leather lace. It is necessary to fold the lace folded in two tightly with threads of different colors, alternating them. You can weave different beads or use a metal chain for the base.
A more complex way of weaving, with whichYou can make different patterns and inscriptions on the bracelet - this weaving is one thread. It should be much longer than the others, since it is the leading one, all the weaving is performed by it. This way you can weave diamonds, circles and squares, your name or wish.
Bracelets made of thread are an original and valuable gift, as well as a stylish decoration that does not go out of fashion for a long time, especially in the youth environment.