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    DescriptionFriendship is universal, crossing continents, generations and all other barriers. Friendship bracelets are for young and old, teenagers and grandparents; from friend to friend or from boy to girl. You do not need any weaving equipment to make these vibrant Central and South American bracelets. Just learn two basic knots, use a safety pin to keep your work taut, and then knot colorful cotton threads into a host of different patterns. This book shows - row by row in colored easy-to-follow diagrams - how to make twenty-two different designs of bracelet. Using eight to twelve threads per row, create chevrons, stripes, diamonds and many other patterns in a carnival of colours. When you have made your bracelet, tie it on your friend's wrist - he or she will not be able to fasten it without your help - as a lasting token of regard and affection from one person to another. It is previously published as "Friendship Bracelets" with ISBN number 9780855328030.


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    Title
    Friendship Bracelets
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Veronique Follet
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 64
    Width: 204 mm
    Height: 260 mm
    Thickness: 5 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781844485420
    ISBN 10: 1844485420
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24210
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FRIEND
    B&T General Subject: 250
    Ingram Subject Code: CR
    Libri: I-CR
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A04505300
    BIC subject category V2: WFC
    BISAC V2.8: CRA014000
    DC22: 746.422
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: CRA043000, CRA047000
    DC22: 746.42/22
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: TT840.M33 F65 1995
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: WFC
    Illustrations note
    230 illustrations, colour
    Publisher
    Search Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    Search Press Ltd
    Publication date
    09 July 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Tunbridge Wells
    Author Information
    Veronique Follet is a book publisher, a writer, and a member of the Thousand and One Company, which offers a diverse range of activities, such as face painting, for parties.
    Review quote
    Knotted friendship bracelets have such a universal and timeless appeal I can see how such a title bears re-issuing. The diagrams in the book are very clear and require no more equipment than some thread and a safety pin. Once the basic two knots are mastered the book is full of pattern variations along a theme- some designs appear really quite complex. I have been working on the most basic design and am really pleased with the result, once the first row has been knotted there is a nice rhythm and the band grows at a satisfying pace. Because this is a re-issue some of the original photographs now look a little dated but at GBP7.99 this is a good value title and would mean you could make up a really lovely gift with the book and threads for around GBP10. I can also see this being useful for a summer holiday diversion. I will certainly be making more bands for my daughter's birthday party bags. I also hope to explore some of the more elaborate designs in a thicker thread for use as belts or bag straps. I think there's a lot of potential here and as well as making some friendship bands for various pals and relatives I look forward to seeing how far I can push the technique, and also look forward to bringing the book out again in a couple of years when my children will be able to master the knots for themselves.-Jennyflowerblue.blogspot.com This is the fifth reprint of a book that was originally published back in 1995, and which since has become something of a craft classic. Here you can learn the South American craft of knotting threads into intricate bracelets. Tie one onto a friend's wrist as a token of your affection, and your friend then makes a wish. This will come true when the bracelet falls off through wear and tear. It is a lovely tradition, and although it looks complicated to achieve this book has some excellent diagrams. This is a type of easier macrame and uses just your hands and embroidery floss, which is another reason of its continuing popularity. Each style of bracelet is called by the name of a town in South America, and as you progress learning the knots the instructions get shorter. A list of what you need is given along with a photograph of the finished article, and the diagrams show the colors used so you can see exactly what goes where. There are twenty-two different designs to choose from and this is a delightfully simple, straightforward book which does just what it says on the tin - teach you how to make friendship bracelets.-Myshelf.com This reminds us that friendship is universal and crosses continents, generations and all other barriers. Friendship bracelets are for young and old; teenagers and grandparents; from friend to friend or from boy to girl. You don't need any weaving equipment to make these vibrant Central and South American bracelets. Just learn two basic knots, use a safety pin to keep your work taut and then knot colourful cotton threads into a host of different patterns. This book shows row-by-row how to make 22 different designs in coloured easy-to-follow diagrams.-Machine Knitting Monthly
    Table of contents
    Introduction Basic knots THE BRACELETS Taisha Jipijapa Amaluza Yanayacu Iquitos Bagazan Tarata Bisinaca Cafifi Caguan Mucura Abunai Itatuba Chinaja Izalco Tehuacan Jacala Azapa Leguana Tucanao Ocotal Tonosi