Here is one of the bracelets that inspired our project:
You basically just pull one color through the link and then twist the two colors on the side of the chain, and pull the other color through the same link, then you repeat in the next link and so on. At fASHLIN she gives step-by-step instructions. These kinda remind me of grown up friendship bracelets...
We tried it several ways, with both embroidery floss and suede cord (double strands of cord pictured):
I tried single strands of cord on both sides:
Here's double strands (blues) compared to single strand (purple):
I'm not sure which I like best. What do you think?
These make cool necklaces too, and you could make them very masculine with black, cord and tarnished metals... There's lots more bracelets I want to make... and I'll add a link after I do! Thanks for visiting.