Retired - Boho Hemp Kumihimo Bracelet

PROJECT B2127
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Intermediate
Mixing the braided style of Kumihimo and the summer style of natural hemp is what gives this bracelet its fun carefree vibe.
Instructions
You will also need a scrap of wire or toothpick for this project.
  1. Please watch the video: How to Braid Beaded Kumihimo and Make a Bracelet.
  2. From what you learned in the video, set up your bobbins and disc. Cut 8 lengths of hemp cord about 3 feet each.
  3. For this project you will have eight strands. You will place pink beads on two strands, and blue beads on two strands, and the remaining four stands will not have beads.
  4. Place your threads into the disc in the following order.
  5. Blue beads in between 31 and 32. Pink beads in between 32 and 1.
  6. Moving clockwise, place one natural strand in between 7 and 8. And one in-between 8 and 9.
  7. Blue beads in between 15 and 16. Pink beads in between 16 and 17.
  8. Moving clockwise, place one natural strand in between 23 and 24. And one in-between 24 and 25.
  9. You are now all set to begin your braid.
  10. When you have come to the end of the braid follow the instruction in this video. You will wrap the ends of the braiding to add thickness so that it fits into the cord end.
  11. All done!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BCS-7017 - Czech Glass Matubo, 7/0 Seed Beads, 7.5 Gram Tube, Chalk Red Luster
    Project uses 1 Tube. You will need 1 package.

  • BCS-7033 - Czech Glass Matubo, 7/0 Seed Beads, 7.5 Gram Tube, Turquoise Blue Picasso
    Project uses 1 Tube. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-3510 - Beadsmith Natural Hemp Twine Bead Cord 0.55mm / 394 Feet (120 Meters)
    Project uses 21 Feet. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-4243 - Antiqued Brass Magnetic Tube Cord Ends / Clasps - Fits 6.2mm Cord (1 Set)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • XTL-1054 - E6000 Industrial Strength Glue Adhesive (0.18 fl oz)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-6095 - Beadsmith Lightweight Kumihimo Round Disc Disk For Japanese Braiding and Cording 35mm Hole
  • XTL-6103 - Beadsmith No Tangle Flexible Plastic Thread Bobbins For Kumihimo Or Macrame 1 7/8 Inch (8 Pack)
  • XTL-6062 - Kumi Weight With Gator Clip For Kumihimo Braiding - 3.1 Ounces (1)
  • XTL-5700 - Fiskars 5 Precision Tip Scissors - Super Sharp
Additional Information
Theme Boho
Ingredients BCS-7017, BCS-7033, XCR-3510, FCR-4243, XTL-1054,
Useful Techniques & Learning Guides

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. Please review project instructions carefully—some items may no longer be available for this project and will not be listed below. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
Czech Glass Matubo, 7/0 Seed Beads, 7.5 Gram Tube, Turquoise Blue Picasso
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$4.25 / Package | SKU: BCS-7033
Beadsmith Natural Hemp Twine Bead Cord 0.55mm / 394 Feet (120 Meters)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$5.99 / Package | SKU: XCR-3510
Magnetic Clasp, Tube Cord Ends Fits 6.2mm Cord, 1 Set, Antiqued Brass
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Set.
$1.69 / Package | SKU: FCR-4243
E6000 Industrial Strength Glue Adhesive (0.18 fl oz)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$1.99 / Package | SKU: XTL-1054

Tools and Other Supplies:

Fiskars 5 Precision Tip Scissors - Super Sharp
$6.89 / Package | SKU: XTL-5700

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