Festival bracelets

Really easy to make, once you have the knack…

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You need about 50cm of waxed cotton, or cord and a bead or charm

Cut about 50cm of the waxed cotton or silk thread and thread your charm to the middle

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Bend the thread into a smallish circle and hold between your thumb and forefinger

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Take the end of the thread facing away from your hand and wind three times round your finger, with the other end safely tucked inside

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Then slide the loops off your finger, take the end of the thread and push back on itself through the tunnel of loops

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Repeat on the other side

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