Time Required :
About 30 minutes
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rainbow loom™ starburst bracelet

Choose color pattern ahead of time. As many or as few colors can be used as desired in this technique.
Step 1
The loom configuration is where the center column (B; use the diagram as a guide) positioned one peg off of columns A and C.
TIP: Click here to download they diagram.
Step 2

Working in the direction of the red arrow pointing up (or away), load loom with color of the border, using the diagram as a guide:

  • Column A:
    • Add a rubber band from peg B1 to peg A1
    • Add a rubber band from peg A1 to peg A2
    • Add a rubber band from peg A2 to peg A3
    • Continue until A12
    • Add the last rubber band from peg A12 to peg B13.
  • Column C:
    • Add a rubber band from peg B1 to peg C1
    • Add a rubber band from peg C1 to peg C2
    • Add a rubber band from peg C2 to peg C3
    • Continue until C12
    • Add the last rubber band from peg C12 to peg B13.
Step 3
Push down all rubber bands.
Step 4

To load loom for the starburst, using the diagram as a guide:

  • Starburst 1:
    • Add a rubber band from peg B2 to peg C2; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B2 to peg C1; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B2 to peg B1; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B2 to peg A1; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B2 to peg A2; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B2 to peg B3; push rubber bands down.
  • Starburst 2:
    • Add a rubber band from peg B4 to peg C4; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B4 to peg C3; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B4 to peg B3; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B4 to peg A3; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B4 to peg A4; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B4 to peg B5; push rubber bands down.
  • Starburst 3:
    • Add a rubber band from peg B6 to peg C6; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B6 to peg C5; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B6 to peg B5; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B6 to peg A5; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B6 to peg A6; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B6 to peg B7; push rubber bands down.
  • Starburst 4:
    • Add a rubber band from peg B8 to peg C8; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B8 to peg C7; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B8 to peg B7; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B8 to peg A7; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B8 to peg A8; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B8 to peg B9; push rubber bands down.
  • Starburst 5:
    • Add a rubber band from peg B10 to peg C10; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B10 to peg C9; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B10 to peg B9; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B10 to peg A9; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B10 to peg A10; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B10 to peg B11; push rubber bands down.
  • Starburst 6:
    • Add a rubber band from peg B12 to peg C12; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B12 to peg C11; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B12 to peg B11; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B12 to peg A11; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B12 to peg A12; push rubber bands down
    • Add a rubber band from peg B12 to peg B13; push rubber bands down.
Step 5
Take a rubber band and twist to a figure 8 and layer over each starburst center peg and the end peg (pegs B2, B4, B6, B8, B10, B12 and B13). Push down.
Step 6
Turn the loom around so the direction of the red arrow is pointing down (or toward you).
Step 7
Take the hook, go through the peg and get under the rubber bands. Grab the one that wraps around pegs B13 to B12 and move from peg B13 to peg B12. Hold down the capping band, if needed.
Step 8
Take the hook, go through peg B12 and get under the rubber bands. Grab the one the wraps around peg B12 to A12 and move from peg B12 to peg A12. Hold down the capping band, if needed.
Step 9
Take the hook, go through peg B12 and get under the rubber bands. Grab the one that wraps around pegs B12 to A11 and move from peg B12 to peg A11. Hold down the capping band, if needed.
Step 10
Take the hook, go through peg B12 and get under the rubber bands. Grab the one that wraps around pegs B12 to B11 and move from peg B12 to peg B11. Hold down the capping band, if needed.
Step 11
Take the hook, go through peg B12 and get under the rubber bands. Grab the one that wraps around pegs B12 to C11 and move from peg B12 to peg C11. Hold down the capping band, if needed.
Step 12
Take the hook, go through peg B12 and get under the rubber bands. Grab the one that wraps around pegs B12 to C12 and move from peg B12 to peg C12. Hold down the capping band, if needed.
Step 13
Repeat Steps 6-11 for the rest of the starbursts to the end.
Step 14
To loop the border bands, move rubber band that wraps around pegs B13 to C12 and move from peg B13 to peg C12.
Step 15
Reach in and get under all of the rubber bands through peg C12 and grab the bottom and move up to peg C11.
Step 16
Repeat Step 14 until the end.
Step 17
Repeat Steps 13-15 for the right side.
Step 18
Take the hook and thread it through the inside of peg B1 so that it is all the way through the rubber bands. Put a loose rubber band onto the hook and hold onto the other side and pull the loose rubber band through. Thread side you are holding onto the hook.
Step 19
Gently pull the rubber bands off of the loom with a side to side motion. Set aside.
Step 20

To make the extension for the bracelet, turn empty loom in the direction of the red arrow pointing up (or away) and rubber bands using the diagram as a guide:

  • Add a rubber band from peg C1 to peg C2
  • Add a rubber band from peg C2 to peg C3
  • Repeat for desired length.
Step 21

Take the rubber bands that are still on the hook and attach as the last rubber band in Step 13.

Step 22

Turn the loom around so the direction of the red arrow is pointing down (or toward you).

Step 23

Grab the rubber band in the last peg and move it forward. Do this until the end.

Step 24

Attach a C-clip to the end and gently remove from loom.

Step 25

Attach C-clip to the opposite end to close bracelet.

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