A Woven Bracelet from Wrapping Paper

A Woven Bracelet from Wrapping Paper

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These wide bracelets are made from colourful wrapping paper. The paper is covered with sticky back foil or packaging tape, folded and woven together.

Guide step 1
1.
Cover the wrapping paper with sticky back foil.
Guide step 2
2.
Cut out pieces measuring 7x3cm. You will need 96 pieces to make a bracelet with an internal measurement of 16cm. The bracelet may be extended or shortened by two links in each ring.
Guide step 3
3.
Fold lengthwise in the middle with the shiny side out and “iron” the fold with a bone folder.
Guide step 4
4.
Fold the two sides lengthwise to the middle.
Guide step 5
5.
Fold over in the middle.
Guide step 6
6.
Fold the two sides in to the middle.
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7.
Note that each link has an "easy" and a "difficult” side.
Guide step 8
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On the "easy" side there are 4 layers of paper and on the "difficult" side there are 8 layers of paper.
Guide step 9
9.
Insert one link into another link from the easy side.
Guide step 10
10.
Insert the third link from the easy side and continue like this.
Guide step 11
11.
After a row, close with the last link.
Guide step 12
12.
Do not fold the last link in from the sides towards the middle lengthwise.
Guide step 13
13.
Insert the last link into the penultimate link as a long link and stick it around and back into the penultimate link. Use scissors or a knitting needle to help insert the links. This is how to lock and complete the ring.
Guide step 14
14.
Tie around a link to secure a piece of cotton yarn.
Guide step 15
15.
Three rings have been used for making these bracelets. Sew the rings together. Do not sew into the paper at all but only between the folds. It is important that the rings are pushed together with a side where two layers are showing against a side where three layers are showing. Sew the rings together from the outside. Secure the cotton yarn using the same procedure as in the beginning.

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