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father's day: rainbow loom® dad's striped tie keychain

Loom your Dad this adorable striped tie keychain for Father's Day using 2 Rainbow Loom kits.
Loom your Dad this adorable striped tie keychain for Father's Day using 2 Rainbow Loom kits.
Time Required :
About 30 minutes
Difficulty Level :
Intermediate
Intermediate
You're somewhat experienced with the skills necessary to complete this project, but you haven't mastered all the elements, yet.

Project Instructions

step 1Follow instructions included in kit to extend the loom and be sure the columns are moved so that the center peg column is even with outer peg columns.

The loom should now be a true rectangle.
step 2Thread three Neon Blue rubber bands through the loop at the bottom of the clip and add to peg C1. Push down the peg.
step 3Working in the direction of the red arrow pointing up (or away), load the loom using the diagram as a guide:

For the Top of the Tie: Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg C1 to peg D1
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg D1 to peg E1
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg C1 to peg B1
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg B1 to peg A1
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg A1 to peg A2
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg B1 to peg B2
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg C1 to peg C2
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg D1 to peg D2
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg E1 to peg E2
Add a Neon Blue rubber band diagonally from peg A2 to peg B3
Add a Neon Blue rubber band diagonally from peg E2 to peg D3
Add a Neon Green rubber band diagonally from peg B2 to peg B3
Add a Neon Green rubber band diagonally from peg C2 to peg C3
Add a Neon Green rubber band from peg D2 to peg D3
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg B3 to peg C4
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg D3 to peg C4
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg C3 to peg C4.
To outline the outside of the rest of the tie, load the loom using the diagram as a guide:

step 4Down the Right (Finished) Side of the Tie: Add a Neon Blue rubber band diagonally from peg C4 to peg B5
Add a Neon Blue rubber band diagonally from peg B5 to peg A6
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg A6 to peg A7
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg A7 to peg A8
Add a Tan (Camo Pack) rubber band from peg A8 to peg A9
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg A9 to peg A10
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg A10 to peg A11.

Down the Left (Finished) Side of the Tie:
Add a Neon Blue rubber band diagonally from peg C4 to peg D5
Add a Neon Blue rubber band diagonally from peg D5 to peg E6
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg E6 to peg E7
Add a Neon Green rubber band from peg E7 to peg E8
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg E8 to peg E9
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg E9 to peg E10
Add a Tan (Camo Pack) rubber band from peg E10 to peg E11.
step 5To fill in the inside of the tie, load the loom, using the diagram as a guide:

Row 4: Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg C4 to peg C5.
Row 5: Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg B5 to peg B6
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg C5 to peg C6
Add a Tan (Camo Pack) rubber band from peg D5 to peg D6.
Row 6: Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg B6 to peg B7
Add a Tan (Camo Pack) rubber band from peg C6 to peg C7
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg D6 to peg D7.
Row 7: Add a Tan (Camo Pack) rubber band from peg B7 to peg B8
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg C7 to peg C8
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg D7 to peg D8.
Row 8: Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg B8 to peg B9
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg C8 to peg C9
Add a Neon Green rubber band from peg D8 to peg D9.
Row 9: Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg B9 to peg B10
Add a Neon Green rubber band from peg C9 to peg C10
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg D9 to peg D10.
Row 10: Add a Neon Green rubber band from peg B10 to peg B11
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg C10 to peg C11
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg D10 to peg D11.
step 6To finish the bottom of the tie, load loom, using the diagram as a guide:

Row 11: Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg B11 to peg B12
Add a Neon Blue rubber band from peg C11 to peg C12
Add a Tan (Camo Pack) rubber band from peg D11 to peg D12
Add a Neon Green rubber band diagonally from peg A11 to peg B12
Add a Neon Blue rubber band diagonally from peg E11 to peg D12.
Row 12: Add a Tan (Camo Pack) rubber band from peg C12 to peg C13
Add a Neon Blue rubber band diagonally from peg B12 to peg C13
Add a Neon Blue rubber band diagonally from peg D12 to peg C13.
step 7Add capping bands over the pegs, using the diagram as a guide:

Row 2: Stretch a Neon Blue rubber band across the row from peg A2 to peg E2.
Row 3: Double a Neon Green rubber band and stretch it across the row from peg B3 to peg D3.
Row 5: Double a Neon Blue rubber band and stretch it across the row from peg B5 to peg D5.
Row 6: Stretch a Neon Blue rubber band across the row from peg A6 to peg E6.
Row 7: Stretch a Neon Blue rubber band across the row from peg A7 to peg E7.
Row 8: Stretch a Neon Blue rubber band across the row from peg A8 to peg E8.
Row 9: Stretch a Neon Blue rubber band across the row from peg A9 to peg E9.
Row 10: Stretch a Neon Blue rubber band across the row from peg A10 to peg E10.
Row 11: Stretch a Neon Blue rubber band across the row from peg A11 to peg E11.
Row 12: Double a Neon Blue rubber band and stretch it across the row from peg B12 to peg D12.
Row 13: Loop a Tan (Camo Pack) rubber band twice over peg C13.
step 8Turn the loom around so the direction of the red arrow is pointing down (or towards you).
step 9Using the hook included in the kit, go through peg C13, move the Tan cap band back and grab the top Neon Blue rubber band. Move it diagonally to peg D12. Continue moving the rubber bands, using the diagram as a guide:

Row 13: Move the capping band back and pull the next Neon Blue rubber band through peg C13 and move diagonally to peg B12
Move the capping band back and pull the Tan (Camo Pack) rubber band through peg C13 and move forward to peg C12.
Row 12: Move the capping band back and pull the Neon Blue rubber band through peg D12 and move diagonally to peg E11
Move the capping band back and pull the Neon Green rubber band through peg B12 and move diagonally to peg A11
Move the capping band back and pull the Tan (Camo Pack) rubber band through peg D12 and move forward to peg D11
Move the capping band back and pull the Neon Blue rubber band through peg C12 and move forward to peg C11
Move the capping band back and pull the Neon Blue rubber band through peg B12 and move forward to peg B11.
Row 11: Move the capping band back and pull the Tan (Camo Pack) rubber band through peg E11 and move forward to peg E10
Move the capping band back and pull the Neon Blue rubber band through peg D11 and move forward to peg D10
Move the capping band back and pull the Neon Blue rubber band through peg C11 and move forward to peg C10
Move the capping band back and pull the Neon Green rubber band through peg B11 and move forward to peg B10
Move the capping band back and pull the Neon Blue rubber band through peg A11 and move forward to peg A10.
Row 10: Move the capping band back and pull the Neon Blue rubber band through peg E10 and move forward to peg E9
Move the capping band back and pull the Neon Blue rubber band through peg D10 and move forward to peg D9
Move the capping band back and pull the Neon Green rubber band through peg C10 and move forward to peg C9
Move the capping band back and pull the Neon Blue rubber band through peg B10 and move forward to peg B9
Move the capping band back and pull the Neon Blue rubber band through peg A10 and move forward to peg A9.
Row 9: Move the capping band back and pull the Neon Blue rubber band through peg E9 and move forward to peg E8
Move the capping band back and pull the Neon Green rubber band through peg D9 and move forward to peg D8
Move the capping band back and pull the Neon Blue rubber band through peg C9 and move forward to peg C8
Move the capping band back and pull the Neon Blue rubber band through peg B9 and move forward to peg B8
Move the capping band back and pull the Tan (Camo Pack) rubber band through peg A9 and move forward to peg A8.
Row 8: Move the capping band back and pull the Neon Green rubber band through peg E8 and move forward to peg E7
Move the capping band back and pull the Neon Blue rubber band through peg D8 and move forward to peg D7
Move the capping band back and pull the Neon Blue rubber band through peg C8 and move forward to peg C7
Move the capping band back and pull the Tan (Camo Pack) rubber band through peg B8 and move forward to peg B7
Move the capping band back and pull the Neon Blue rubber band through peg A8 and move forward to peg A7.
Row 7: Move the capping band back and pull the Neon Blue rubber band through peg E7 and move forward to peg E6
Move the capping band back and pull the Neon Blue rubber band through peg D7 and move forward to peg D6
Move the capping band back and pull the Tan (Camo Pack) rubber band through peg C7 and move forward to peg C6
Move the capping band back and pull the Tan Neon Blue rubber band through peg B7 and move forward to peg B6
Move the capping band back and pull the Neon Blue rubber band through peg A7 and move forward to peg A6.
Row 6: Move the capping band back and pull the Tan (Camo Pack) ru
step 10Reach into peg C1 and grab the bottom three blue rubber bands. Pull them through the peg and all of the rubber bands. Carefully continue to stretch them over the plastic hook (from Step 2). Set Rainbow Loom® hook aside.
step 11Carefully remove tie from loom, using a rocking back and forward motion.
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