Written by Alyssa Scott
Are you looking for a unique and sustainable way to show your best friend you care? Why not treat them to a handmade, totally customizable and easy knit friendship bracelet!
A bracelet that only takes 10 MINUTES to make!
There are so many ways that a friendship bracelet can be made, but the best way to show someone how much they mean to you is by starting with love. A handmade gift for your best friend is a beautiful gift with a personal touch, and something you can’t just buy off a shelf. Use this easy tutorial to create a bracelet for all your loved ones, they make great gifts for almost any occasion (especially National Friendship Day)
The i cord knitting technique is ideal for creating accessories, and any style of yarn can be used to create this one of a kind gift. The i cord technique is great for making bracelets or other accessories because it is simple and sturdy, as well as super quick to make! You don’t need a lot of experience to create this super simple project.
- Double pointed knitting needles
- Yarn. We used our Chiffon Ribbon Yarn, but you could also use:
- Sari Silk Ribbon Yarn
- Block Printed Handmade Sari Silk Ribbon Yarn
- Sparkle Worsted Weight Silk Yarn
- Premium Sari Silk Handspun Yarn
- Yarn needle
Using a pair of double pointed knitting needles, cast on 3 sts.
Step 3:Do not turn your work, instead slide all 3 sts down to the other point of the knitting needle.
Your working yarn will now be coming from the opposite side of the work as you may be used to. With firm tension, knit across as normal.
Continue working step 3-4 until the bracelet reaches the desired length.
Bind off and break yarn.
Being careful not to twist, seam edges together to create bracelet and weave in ends.
With this easy to follow tutorial, anyone can make a special gift for the important people in life. Use different colors of yarn to customize each bracelet, you can even add beads or charms for a personal touch.
Whether they’re near or far, celebrate national friendship day with your bff by giving them a special gift made by you!
Alyssa began working at Darn Good Yarn in the spring of 2021. She has been knitting and crocheting as a hobby since childhood. Alyssa graduated from SUNY Plattsburgh with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Gender and Women’s Studies, with a minor in Social Justice