7 Materials Needed:

DMC #117 Six-Strand Embroidery Floss 310 Black 104230534, DMC #117 Six-Strand Embroidery Floss 367 Dark Pistachio Green 104230561, DMC #117 Six-Strand Embroidery Floss 368 Light Pistachio Green 104230562, DMC #117 Six-Strand Embroidery Floss White 104230519, DMC #117 Six-Strand Embroidery Floss 666 Bright Christmas Red 104230636, Butterfly Clip, Scissors

About this Project

Few foods say summer like watermelon; remember the friends you made this summer by making a DMC® Watermelon Friendship Bracelet for each of them!

  • 1
    Download and print project template.
  • 2
    Cut 2 Dark Pistachio Green, 2 Light Pistachio Green, 1 White, 1 Black, and 6 Bright Christmas Red pieces of floss for each color approximately double the length of the intended bracelet plus 6 inches.
  • 3
    Align the strings (as shown on the pattern), fold the top 2 inches of string in half, and tie knot ½ inch from fold forming a loop.
  • 4
    Use a butterfly clip to hold your floss to a surface while you knot.
  • 5
    Starting at the top of the pattern, work across left to right, before moving down to next line.
  • 6
    Continue knotting until desired bracelet length is created, you may need to repeat the pattern.
  • 7
    Once you have reached the desired length, separate the strings and create 2 braids, knotting off the ends.