Rainbow Loom® Striped Easter Egg Charm

We know how much you love to loom, share it with this fun and creative Easter gift.

Instructions on how to make the bunny charm can be found by clicking here.

 

 
 

Craft Time: Under 30 mins

Uses Recycled Items: No

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Materials

  • Rainbow Loom® Kit
  • Rainbow Loom® Rubber Bands – White, Turquoise, Yellow and Pink
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Instructions

Step 1
The loom configuration is where the columns are moved so that the centre peg column is even with outer peg columns. The loom should now be a true rectangle. See diagram.

Step 2
Load loom with two rubber bands at a time as directed below:

  • White: diagonal from peg B1 to A2
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg A2 to A3
  • Yellow: straight up from peg A3 to A4
  • Pink: straight up from peg A4 to A5
  • White: diagonal from peg A5 to B6
  • White: diagonal from peg B1 to C2
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg C2 to C3
  • Yellow: straight up from peg C3 to C4
  • Pink: straight up from peg C4 to C5
  • White: diagonal from peg C5 to B6
  • White: straight from peg B1 to B2
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg B2 to B3
  • Yellow: straight up from peg B3 to B4
  • Pink: straight up from peg B4 to B5
  • White: diagonal from peg B5 to B6.

Step 3
Add capping bands as directed below, using the diagram as a guide:

  • Stretch one White rubber band across peg A2 to C2, twice (same rubber band)
  • Stretch one Pink rubber band across peg A5 to C5, twice (same rubber band)
  • Stretch two Turquoise rubber bands across peg A3 to C3
  • Stretch two Yellow rubber bands across peg A4 to A4
  • Wrap one White rubber band around peg B6 four times.

Step 4
Turn loom around so that the red arrow is pointing towards you.

Step 5
Using hook included in kit, unhook bands according the directions below, using the diagram as a guide:

  • Reach inside peg B6 to pull the top two rubber bands through the cap band and move diagonally to peg C5.
  • Reach inside peg C5 to pull the two rubber bands through the cap band and move forward to peg C4.
  • Reach inside peg C4 to pull the two rubber bands through the cap band and move forward to peg C3.
  • Reach inside peg C3 to pull the two rubber bands through the cap band and move forward to peg C2.
  • Reach inside peg C2 to pull the two rubber bands through the cap band and move forward to peg C1.
  • Reach inside peg B6 to pull the top two rubber bands through the cap band and move diagonally to peg A5.
  • Reach inside peg A5 to pull the two rubber bands through the cap band and move forward to peg A4.
  • Reach inside peg A4 to pull the two rubber bands through the cap band and move forward to peg A3.
  • Reach inside peg A3 to pull the two rubber bands through the cap band and move forward to peg A2.
  • Reach inside peg A2 to pull the two rubber bands through the cap band and move forward to peg A1.
  • Reach inside peg B6 to pull the last two rubber bands through the cap band and move diagonally to peg B5.
  • Reach inside peg B5 to pull the two rubber bands through the cap band and move forward to peg B4.
  • Reach inside peg B4 to pull the two rubber bands through the cap band and move forward to peg B3.
  • Reach inside peg B3 to pull the two rubber bands through the cap band and move forward to peg B2.
  • Reach inside peg B2 to pull the two rubber bands through the cap band and move forward to peg B1.

Step 6
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 rubber band onto the hook and hold onto the other side and pull the loose rubber band through. Thread the side you are holding onto the hook.

Step 7
Gently pull the charm off of the loom with a side to side motion.