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How to Finger Knit a Fabric Bracelet

Finger knitting was fun back when we were kids. It's still fun even for grown-ups. For one thing, it's a quick way to make jewelry components.

Some time ago, I had a ball making the cord for a necklace which was inspired by a tutorial by Erica of PS I Made This.

Vanessa of V and Co also wrote a tutorial using the same general principle but for a jersey knit bracelet.

The use of stretchy fabric is clever because no clasp is needed. She provides the instruction for 2, 3 or 4 fingered work depending on how wide one likes the bracelet.

It's a great way to use up old t-shirts and to coordinate a casual outfit.  A metal-less piece like this will appeal to those who are allergic to metal.

If you have trouble following her instructions, check out the accompanying videos - Part 1 and Part 2.

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  1. Loved the video, reminded me of when my girls were tiny. :D Oh the distractions of being a mommy, and it always had to happen when I was either talking on the phone or with a neighbor ! I think young children just can't stand to share their mommies with others. :)

    This would be a great craft project for children and teens as well as us grown-ups. Wish I had known about this technique when I was a girl scout leader and had a troop of almost 30 young ladies with very short attention spans. :D

  2. My kids are grown but my cats now demand my attention like little toddlers!

  3. Loved it, made me laugh! Good to know I'm not the only one with kids that "act" up when I'm doing something important! Love the bracelet, too! I have lots of lime green scrap jersey!


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