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Get the most out of your embroidery floss with a cute string bracelet easy DIY that’s completely customizable, super simple, and darling cute!
Do you have a box full of string, and you’re not sure what to do with it? You could make some cute bookmark tassels, or you could make an adorable bracelet!
What’s so fun about this string bracelet easy DIY project is the creative freedom in which colors you’d like to choose, and if you want to add beads, what aesthetic you’re going for, and once you know how the essential step to the DNA bracelet (Which you’ll get in a heartbeat, we gotchu) it’s a fairly relaxing and mind-clearing craft.
Are you ready to use up your string in a creative and enjoyable way? Let’s get this fabulous string bracelet easy beginner-friendly party going!
DNA String Bracelet Easy DIY
So why is it called the DNA bracelet? Perfect place to start; you ask good questions!
Well, as you may have seen in the photo above of the finished product string bracelet easy to see that it gets the clever name because, over the duration of the DIY, the strings twist into a DNA-type shape.
Pretty neat, huh? And seeing the colors you’ve chosen twist around each other makes the finished result so satisfying.
Supplies for DNA String Bracelet Easy DIY
Another reason why this string bracelet easy beginner-friendly project is a breeze is the limited supplies needed. These are the bare essentials you’ll need for your bracelet, aside from a hard surface or if you want to get fancy and add beads to your bracelet.
- Embroidery floss/crafting string
Step 1: Getting Your String Ready
We’ll start with the most important object in this DIY, so much so it’s in the name: the string! But no worries, no need to know string theory to get through this set of steps. Alright, we hear ya, no more dad jokes for the rest of the article (maybe).
1.Choose 3 Colors
Coming out strong and fun for this project; you get to pick out 3 colors! Out of the 3, 2 of them will be visible and 1 of them is going to be what we’ll refer to as the “core string” because it is the string that’s holding everything together.
Thank you for all your hard work, core string. You’re the MVS (Most Valuable String).
2. Measure & Cut
Time to grab those scissors and cut all 3 strings colors at least 12 in. This also depends on how long you’d like your bracelet to be! It’s also completely okay to eyeball it; it’s safer to cut off too much string than too little. Most likely, you’ll have some leftover string from the core string, and that’s a-okay!
3. Knot it Up
Once your string is cut, gather the string together. Pinch your fingers a few inches away from the ends of the string, like in the picture directly below, and tie a knot. When your DNA string bracelet easy steps are all done, this will be how you tie your bracelet onto your wrist!
4. Tape it Down
Bring your prepared string to a hard surface, such as the table we’re using in this string bracelet easy DIY, and above the knot tape down the core string, which should be positioned in the middle.
Fastening your string to a hard surface will help your project go smoothly. And by the time you get these steps down, you’ll be moving so fast that you’ll be relieved the string is properly taped down!
Step 2: Begin Creating DNA String Bracelet Easy-Peasy
Alright, now we’re getting down to it; get those fingers ready for some crafting! We promise once you learn these simple moves in Step 2, you’ll be a pro in literally no time. You got this!
Take the string on the left and drape half of it over the core string. It will sort of look like the number 4, like the picture below!
2. Right String
Let’s not forget about our little string on the right now. Take the string on the right and drape it over the left string that is now on the right side. Don’t worry; here’s a picture below to follow visually!
3. Guide the Right String Under the Core String
Take the end of the right string and guide it underneath the taped-down core string. During this DNA bracelet string easy DIY at times, it’s easier to pinch the middle string and hold it up just a hair as you slide the right string underneath.
4. Pull the Ends of the String
Now, you may grab both ends of the strings and pull them gently. As you start to do so, you’ll notice that the strings are moving up along the taped-down string.
Once you pull all the way, it will reach the top, and then it’s time to do these steps over again!
5. Switch the Strings
After doing this a few times, you’ll notice that the strings begin to twist. Once you see this, you may actually have the strings switch sides!
You can do this by guiding one of the strings underneath the core string and then straightening them out. After they’ve switched, you can continue to do the same steps until it’s time for them to switch again!
Step 3: Finishing Your DNA String Bracelet Easy & Simple
We’re almost done; Whoop whoop! Let’s finish strong and see your bracelet string easy DIY come to life!
1.Measure Your Bracelet to Your Wrist
After you’ve done the repetitive motions and you notice that your bracelet is getting around the length you’d like it to be, take the tape off of your string and do a little measure test.
An important reminder, you’ll want to make sure you leave enough room at the end of your bracelet to knot it off and have string left on the ends for tying!
If your bracelet appears to be long enough, huzzah! Time to move on to the next steps. If not, no worries! Simply tape your string again and keep on trucking.
2. Knotting Off the End
If you’ve decided your bracelet is long enough, it’s time to knot that bad boy off! As another friendly reminder, please make sure you have enough string on the ends of your bracelet to tie them together securely to the wrist you’re making it for.
3. Cutt Off the Extra String
While making sure you have enough string to tie your ends together, you can cut off any string that’s too long. Your core string will most likely have quite a bit left over.
And just like that, presto, you’ve just finished your very own DNA string bracelet easy-breezy!
Didn’t we tell you that you’d get the hang of it? Now you can do this bracelet string easy DIY anytime you’d like! Simply get your supplies, put on some tunes, or your favorite show, or just zone out and make a fab DNA bracelet.
Want to do this fun string bracelet easy DIY, but you’re not sure who to give the finished product? You could make a few and donate them to a Free Little Library (While you’re at it, donate a book and put the bracelet inside!), or use it as a gift for your bestie along with some sweet words!
However you choose to give away or rock out your string bracelet easy to say that you’ve got a fun and awesome new creative tool in your crafting belt. Have a blast with your new bracelet collection!