father's day: rainbow loom® we "♥" dad ladder bracelet

Time Required :
About an hour
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.

Instructions Print

Step 1
Download your Original Rainbow Loom® grid here.
Step 2
Pinch an Orange rubber band in half and thread through each letter bead to spell “We ♥ Dad” (or desired expression) so that each bead is centered on the rubber band. The rubber band should be able to stretch around two pegs, leaving the bead in the center of the rubber band. Set aside.
Step 3
The loom configuration is where the center column (B; use the diagram as a guide) is positioned one peg off of columns A and C.
Step 4
Working in the direction of the red arrow pointing up (or away), load loom using the diagram as a guide:

Column A:
Add a Black rubber band from peg B1 to peg A1
Add a Black rubber band from peg A1 to peg A2
Add a Black rubber band from peg A2 to peg A3 Continue until A12.
Add the last Black rubber band from peg A12 to peg B13.
Column C: Add a Black rubber band from peg B1 to peg C1
Add a Black rubber band from peg C1 to peg C2
Add a Black rubber band from peg C2 to peg C3
Continue until C12.
Add the last Black rubber band from peg C12 to peg B13.
Step 5
Take one Grey Color C rubber band and stretch it from peg A2 across to peg C2. Add another Grey rubber band from peg A3 across to peg C3. Repeat up the loom, stopping at row 11.
Step 6
Push down all rubber bands.
Step 7
Take an Orange rubber band and add to loom from peg B1 up to B2. Continue up the loom until the end. Space bead rubber bands to spell “We ♥ Dad” as shown. Use image as a guide.
Step 8
Double an Orange rubber band and cap it over peg B13.
Step 9
Turn the loom around so the direction of the red arrow is pointing down (or toward you).
Step 10
Using the hook included in the kit, go through peg B13, move the cap band back, and grab the Orange rubber band. Move it forward to peg B12. Continue moving Orange rubber bands forward until the end.
Step 11
Turn the loom back around so the direction of the red arrow is pointing up (or away from you).
Step 12
Take one Grey Color C rubber band and stretch it from peg A2 across to peg C2. Add Grey rubber band from peg A3 across to peg C3. Repeat up the loom, stopping at row 11, alternating colors.
Step 13
Using the hook included in the kit, go through peg B13, grab the top Black rubber band and move it diagonally to peg C12. Repeat on the other side.
Step 14
Reach hook inside peg C12, grab the Black rubber band and move it forward to peg C11. Repeat until peg C1. Continue to the end.
Step 15
Reach hook inside peg C1, move the twisted bands back and grab the Black rubber band. Move it diagonally to B1.
Step 16
Repeat Steps 7-9 for the other side.
Step 17
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 Black 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 18
Gently pull the rubber bands off of the loom with a side to side motion. Set aside.
Step 19
To make the extension for the bracelet, turn empty loom in the direction of the red arrow pointing up (or away) and add rubber bands, using the diagram as a guide:

Add a Black rubber band from peg C1 to peg C2
Add a Black rubber band from peg C2 to peg C3
Add a Black rubber band from peg C3 to peg C4
Repeat for desired length.
Step 20
Attach the bracelet onto the last peg desired for length by the rubber band from Step 10.
Step 21
Grab the rubber band on the last peg and move it forward. Do this until the end.
Step 22
Attach a C-clip to the end and gently remove bracelet from loom.
Step 23
Attach C-clip to other end to close bracelet.
 

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Instructions

Step 1
Download your Original Rainbow Loom® grid here.
Step 2
Pinch an Orange rubber band in half and thread through each letter bead to spell “We ♥ Dad” (or desired expression) so that each bead is centered on the rubber band. The rubber band should be able to stretch around two pegs, leaving the bead in the center of the rubber band. Set aside.
Step 3
The loom configuration is where the center column (B; use the diagram as a guide) is positioned one peg off of columns A and C.
Step 4
Working in the direction of the red arrow pointing up (or away), load loom using the diagram as a guide:

Column A:
Add a Black rubber band from peg B1 to peg A1
Add a Black rubber band from peg A1 to peg A2
Add a Black rubber band from peg A2 to peg A3 Continue until A12.
Add the last Black rubber band from peg A12 to peg B13.
Column C: Add a Black rubber band from peg B1 to peg C1
Add a Black rubber band from peg C1 to peg C2
Add a Black rubber band from peg C2 to peg C3
Continue until C12.
Add the last Black rubber band from peg C12 to peg B13.
Step 5
Take one Grey Color C rubber band and stretch it from peg A2 across to peg C2. Add another Grey rubber band from peg A3 across to peg C3. Repeat up the loom, stopping at row 11.
Step 6
Push down all rubber bands.
Step 7
Take an Orange rubber band and add to loom from peg B1 up to B2. Continue up the loom until the end. Space bead rubber bands to spell “We ♥ Dad” as shown. Use image as a guide.
Step 8
Double an Orange rubber band and cap it over peg B13.
Step 9
Turn the loom around so the direction of the red arrow is pointing down (or toward you).
Step 10
Using the hook included in the kit, go through peg B13, move the cap band back, and grab the Orange rubber band. Move it forward to peg B12. Continue moving Orange rubber bands forward until the end.
Step 11
Turn the loom back around so the direction of the red arrow is pointing up (or away from you).
Step 12
Take one Grey Color C rubber band and stretch it from peg A2 across to peg C2. Add Grey rubber band from peg A3 across to peg C3. Repeat up the loom, stopping at row 11, alternating colors.
Step 13
Using the hook included in the kit, go through peg B13, grab the top Black rubber band and move it diagonally to peg C12. Repeat on the other side.
Step 14
Reach hook inside peg C12, grab the Black rubber band and move it forward to peg C11. Repeat until peg C1. Continue to the end.
Step 15
Reach hook inside peg C1, move the twisted bands back and grab the Black rubber band. Move it diagonally to B1.
Step 16
Repeat Steps 7-9 for the other side.
Step 17
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 Black 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 18
Gently pull the rubber bands off of the loom with a side to side motion. Set aside.
Step 19
To make the extension for the bracelet, turn empty loom in the direction of the red arrow pointing up (or away) and add rubber bands, using the diagram as a guide:

Add a Black rubber band from peg C1 to peg C2
Add a Black rubber band from peg C2 to peg C3
Add a Black rubber band from peg C3 to peg C4
Repeat for desired length.
Step 20
Attach the bracelet onto the last peg desired for length by the rubber band from Step 10.
Step 21
Grab the rubber band on the last peg and move it forward. Do this until the end.
Step 22
Attach a C-clip to the end and gently remove bracelet from loom.
Step 23
Attach C-clip to other end to close bracelet.