Friendship Bands: Braiding, Weaving, Knotting
Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 1997 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
"Novices and experienced crafters alike will appreciate this gathering of techniques for creating colorful bracelets, necklaces, decorations, and hair wraps. Some of the projects are made by simply twisting yarn; others require intricate weaving. But whether the technique is simple or complex, the directions and pattern diagrams are always clear and easy to follow. Basic braiding, knotting, and weaving techniques are described first, followed by projects, with several variations for each. Full-color photographs provide clear examples of completed bands. If friendship bands and woven hemp necklaces are popular in your area, this book is guaranteed to circulate well."-- "Booklist
. 64 pages (all in color), 8 1/4 x 10 1/4.
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48 inches long Arrange the threads Arrowheads band as described band is long basic knots bead loom bead needle black beads blue threads clockwise and counterclockwise colors are back Complete the band create different colors double braid double half-hitch knot ear braid eight warp threads Embroidery floss Pair Fig.b flosses about 48 friendship band gether green bead green threads hair wraps hitch knots I I I I I knot and fasten knotting thread leather strings light green line of Figure measuring tape Adhesive monk's cord Native American beads ning orange Pair of scissors pattern in Figure place the knotting Pull the knot Rainbow Band repeat steps right strand scissors and measuring Secure the end seven beads wide sewing needle silk bands silk strings spiral square knots standing thread tape Adhesive tape tape or safety threads according twist Weave white bead winding technique woven braids yellow beads