The current trend for thick, chunky paracord bracelets continues unabated. So here's a new take on this perennial favourite — a bracelet made not with Paracord but with I-Cord instead! Not only are these a hot fashion statement, they can also be made into medical alert bracelets by attaching an engraved ID tag.
The Ryedale Bracelets are knit in 100% cotton and can be worked in a range of colours to match your look. The step-by-step instructions include five different sizes so you can make one for all your friends and family.
5 sizes to fit wrist: 6-8 ins / 15-20 cm.
Finished sizes: 7-9.25 ins/17.5-23 cm.
Child sizes: 6-16 yrs.
Adult sizes: Petite to Extra-Large.
Patons "Grace" Sport-wt yarn, 100% mercerized cotton,
138 yds/125m:50gm ball in cols:
62205 Aquifer / Turquoise
62027 Ginger / Lime Green
62440 Lotus / Hot Pink
Version A / Two-coloured bracelet: x 1 ball in ea of 2 cols
Version B / Single coloured bracelet: x 1 ball in 1 col.
Actual Amt used / size Medium: 0.5 oz/13 gm = 36 yds/33m.
Medium-sized i-cord with 3 cords:1 ins/2.5cm and 24 Rows:4 ins/10cm.
Tools for making I-cord - Choice of:
2 x size US #5/3.75mm dpn's
or Cord maker, eg Caron Embellish-Knit
The instructions include full step-by-step photos. The pattern is available for immediate download as a pdf file formatted for US/Letter-sized paper. The pdf file can be printed out or viewed on a computer, iPad or iPhone directly.
The pattern is also available in a UK version for printing onto A4 stationery. Please let me know if you would prefer this version.
© Moira Ravenscroft 2015