Lion Brand® Bonbons Wrapped, Braided Necklaces

Add a punch of colour to your favourite outfit with this wrapped and braided necklace made out of Lion Brand® Bonbons. Make a few necklaces in a variety of colours to match your colourful wardrobe.
 
 

Craft Time: 60+ minutes

Uses Recycled Items: No

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Materials

  • Lion Brand® Bonbons Yarn (Art. #601) – Celebrate (1 Pack) or Colour of Choice
  • Lion Brand® Large-eyed Blunt Needle
  • Binder Clip
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Instructions

Finished Circumferences

Short Necklace About 26" (66cm)

Medium Necklace About 33" (84cm)

Long Necklace About 40" (101.5cm)

Note: For all necklaces, use yarn colours from the pack as desired.

Short Necklace

Step 1
Cut 6 strands of yarn, each about 90" (228.5cm) long.

Step 2
Hold strands together and fold in half. Tie an overhand knot just below the fold to form a loop.

Step 3
Divide strands into 3 groups of 4 strands each and braid the groups together until just about 8" (20.5cm) remains unbraided. Fold the unbraided strands around the loop made in Step 2 and hold in place with the binder clip.

Step 4
Cut a strand of yarn about 20" (51cm) long and wrap tightly around the strands above the clip. Remove clip. Thread yarn ends (3-4 at a time) into blunt needle and draw ends under the wrap to hide.

Medium Necklace

Step 1
Cut 6 strands of yarn, each about 115" (292cm) long.

Step 2
Repeat Steps 2-4 of Short Necklace.

Long Necklace

Step 1
Cut 6 strands of yarn, each about 140" (355.5cm) long.

Step 2
Repeat Steps 2-4 of Short Necklace.

Finishing

Cut 20" (51cm) strands of yarn. Thread strands, one at a time, into needle and wrap around braid. Draw ends under wraps to secure. Trim ends. Repeat to create multiple wraps along each Necklace. Weave in any remaining ends.


Every effort has been made to produce accurate and complete instructions. We cannot be responsible for variance of individual knitters or crocheters, human error, or typographical mistakes.

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