First, cut two lengths of twine about 7 feet long. This will be a little longer than you need, but it’s better to have a little too much than not quite enough!
Now, measure down about 12 inches, and double up the cord. This will give you two lengths of 12 inches, and 2 that are 72 inches. Tie an overhand knot. This will be the loop for your button closure, so be sure your button fits through this loop.
Now, secure your bracelet to your work surface. You can tape it down, pin it to something – I like to use a clipboard to hold it steady while I work.
Separate your strands, leaving the two short ones in the middle, and the two longs one on the sides. Now, take one of the long strands and tie it around the two middle strands. If you made friendship bracelets as a kid, this will be a really familiar knot.
Then, make a second knot with that same cord.
Now, alternate to the other cord (in my case, the green one). Repeat the process, making two knots. Keep alternating sides, making two knots on each side.
When you have enough length (about 6 inches woven length – more or less if your wrist is larger or smaller than average), make an overhand knot to tie off the bracelet. You can add a small dot of craft glue to help secure it if you wish. If you do glue it, you can cut two of the tail ends off close to the knot.
Then, take your remaining two cords and use them to tie on your button closure. Knot your cords underneath the button – and again, you can use a dot of glue to help secure this knot. That’s it!
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