Time Required :
About an hour
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

woven bangle bracelet

The natural fiber of raffia, available in a variety of colors, adds a unique touch to this tropical DIY bracelet! Make one for yourself or several to use as a party favor for your friends!
Step 1

Measure and cut about 6' of raffia. Fold in half to find the center point.

Step 2

Thread the bangle bracelets onto one end of the raffia and slide them down to the fold at the center.

Step 3

Arrange your bracelets so they are aligned together, loop to loop.
TIP: You should have an equal length of raffia on each side of your bracelets.

Step 4

Take the raffia on the right side, wrap it over the top of the right bracelet, then thread it through the middle of the bracelets and arrange so it is coming out through the left side. Now, take the raffia on the left side, wrap it over the top of the left bracelet, then thread it through the middle of the bracelets and arrange so it is coming out through the right side. Pull the crisscrossed raffia tight.
TIP: The raffia that started on the left side is now in the right and vice versa.

Step 5

Repeat Step 4 until raffia is woven all the way around the bracelets.

Step 6

Wrap the end around the loops in a “X” shape and tie in a knot underneath the bracelets. Trim the ends and use hot glue to secure.

Step 7
Use jump rings to add charms to the loops on the bracelets.
TIP: To open and close a jump ring, simply grasp the jump ring on both sides with chain nose pliers and twist the ring open, from side-to-side. Never pull the jump ring which can cause distortion.

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