How to Create our Pips in Paradise Bracelet Design

Posted by Toocutebeads.com on 11/9/2016 to Design Ideas
Create our new Pips in Paradise Bracelet by adding a slight variation to standard shamballa bracelet techniques.
All new pips in paradise bracelet designMaterials Needed
Tools & Supplies Needed
Project Time
  • Approximately 1 hour

Skill Level
Beginner

Techniques Needed
  • Macreme Knotting

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This fun pip project can be done in such a wide range of color combinations, that you're sure to find a look that suits you. If you've ever made a shamballa bracelet, you already have all the skills you need to create this great weekend project. Lets get started!

Preparation

Gather all the supplies needed for this project.

Materials Needed

  • 2 Strands of pip beads
  • 1 pack of silk cord
  • 2 feet of Chinese knotting cord
  • 1 magnetic clasp

Tools & Supplies Needed
  • Nipper Tool
  • Clip Board or macramé board
  • Binder Clip

 

your knotting cord, and silk cord through your magnetic clasp and center.

Step 1

Run your knotting cord, and silk cord through your magnetic clasp and center.

Attach your magnetic clasp to your clip board. Pull your knotting cord straight down and attach to tyhe bottom of your clip board with a binder clip. Pull your silk cords out to the sides.

Step 2

Attach your magnetic clasp to your clip board. Pull your knotting cord straight down and attach to the bottom of your clip board with a binder clip. Pull your silk cords out to the sides.

Step 3

Make square knot following our diagram below

Run your left silk cord over your knotting cord(center), then under the right silk cord.

Step 1

Run your left silk cord over your knotting cord(center cords), then under the right silk cord.

Size your necklace

Step 2

Run your right cord under your knotting cord (center cords), and up through the loop on the left side.

Cut your leather at an angle. Add a drop of super new glue into your end cap and inset leather

Step 3

Pull your knot tightly.

Run your left silk cord over your knotting cord, and under your left silk cord.

Step 4

Run your left silk cord over your knotting cord, and under your left silk cord.

Run your left silk cord under your knotting cord (center cords) and up through the loop on the right side.

Step 5

Run your left silk cord under your knotting cord (center cords) and up through the loop on the right side.

pull tightly

Step 4

Pull Tightly

Repeat the above steps 2 more times

Step 4

Now we will begin weaving our pip beads into our knots. Be sure to start by loading your first pip bead onto the side of the silk cord with your needle.

Run your left silk cord over your knotting cord(center), then under the right silk cord.

Step 1

Load a pip bead on to your silk cord. Run your left silk cord over your knotting cord(center cords), then under the right silk cord.

Size your necklace

Step 2

Run your right cord under your knotting cord (center cords), and up through the loop on the left side.

Cut your leather at an angle. Add a drop of super new glue into your end cap and inset leather

Step 3

Pull your knot tightly.

Open your jump ring

Step 4

Load a pip bead onto your silk cord. Run your left silk cord over your knotting cord, and under your left silk cord.

Attach your pear to the end cap with your jump ring and close

Step 5

Run your left silk cord under your knotting cord (center cords) and up through the loop on the right side.

Open your jump ring

Step 6

Pull Tightly

Continue doing this, occasionally checking the length around your wrist for sizing.

Step 5

Once you've gotten to a size you're happy with, make 3 overhand knots with your silk cord.

Now cross both your silk cord, and your knotting cord through your clasp in oppisite directions, and pull tightly

Step 6

Now cross both your silk cord, and your knotting cord through your clasp in opposite directions, and pull tightly

complete 3 more overhand knots to make sure your clasp is secure, and trim excess cord with a pair of nippers

Step 7

complete 3 more overhand knots to make sure your clasp is secure, and trim excess cord with a pair of nippers.

Happy Beading,
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