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LEARN and CREATE – a delightful stretchy summer bracelet in right angle weave - part 1

Fun to wear, easy to make, our delightful summer bracelet will enchant in no time and introduce you to the right angle weave (RAW). Let's make this easy-peasy bracelet even more fun and alternate the colors to create a diagonal stripe effect.

Challenge:

  • Learn how to weave a single row in right angle weave and control the color scheme.

stretchy summer bracelet in right angle weave

Supplies for the stretchy bracelet in right angle weave :

  • 6x6 mm Czech glass beads in 4 colors: color A, color B, color C, color D
  • 5 mm stretchy cord
  • jewelry glue, scissors and a beading surface

Instructions for a striped bracelet in right angle weave :

stretchy summer bracelet in RAW - start

  • pick up a bead in color A, two beads in color B and one crossover bead in color A
  • slide the beads to the middle of the stretch cord
  • pass one of the cords in opposite directions through the crossover bead, this is the last bead you added in color A

stretchy summer bracelet in RAW - crossing 1

  • by closing the A-B-B-A circle, you formed a geometrical diamond with top and bottom in a different color

stretchy summer bracelet in RAW - complete row 1

  • visualize and complete the first diagonal stripe : * add a bead in color A on one side in order to create a diagonal of three beads in the same color
  • note : you have actually added a bead in the same color as the crossover bead

stretchy summer bracelet in RAW - add color C

  • introducing a new color : add two beads in color C on the other side, the last bead being the crossover bead

stretchy summer bracelet in RAW - crossing 2

  • pass the other cord in opposite directions through the crossover bead in color C
  • to summarize : you have one bead on the left cord, one bead on the right cord and one bead in which both cords cross each other

stretchy summer bracelet in RAW - complete row 2

  • align the second stripe : add a bead in color C on one side

SEE - part 2

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