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Braided Bookmarks
Lion Brand® Bonbons
Pattern Number: L30053

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
About 16 in. (40.5 cm) long, length can be easily adjusted

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

601-680 Bonbons Yarn: Crayons

Acrylic: Bright green, tangerine, bright orange, yellow, aqua blue, royal purple, true red, and hot pink


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 6.79
NOTES:
1.

Colors used in samples are:
· Two-Color Braided Bookmark: A = turquoise, B = green.


· Three-Color Braided Bookmark - Sample 1: A = orange, B = gold, C = turquoise.


· Three-Color Braided Bookmark - Sample 2: A = red, B = purple, C = pink.


· Two-Color Double Braid Bookmark - Sample 1: A = turquoise, B = purple.


· Two-Color Double Braid Bookmark - Sample 2: A = green, B = gold.


· Three-Color Double Braid Bookmark: A = yellow, B = orange, C = pink.



2.

Adjust lengths of Bookmarks as desired - shorter Bookmarks make wonderful bracelets!


INSTRUCTIONS



TWO-COLOR BRAIDED BOOKMARKCut 3 strands of A and 6 strands of B, each 50 in.

(127 cm) long.

Hold all 9 strands together and fold in half.

Knot strands together about 1/2 in.

(1.5 cm) below the fold.

Divide strands into 3 groups of 6 strands each (keeping A with A and B with B) and braid for about 9 in.

(23 cm).

Knot strands just below braid.

Divide strands below braid into 2 groups of 9 strands each, mixing colors as desired.

Divide one group of 9 strands into 3 groups of 3 strands each and braid for about 4 in.

(10 cm).

Knot just below braid.

Trim ends.

Repeat for remaining group of 9 strands.



THREE-COLOR BRAIDED BOOKMARK Cut 3 strands of A, B and C, each 50 in.

(127 cm) long.

Hold all 9 strands together and fold in half.

Knot strands together about 1/2 in.

(1.5 cm) below the fold.

Divide strands into 3 groups of 6 strands each (keeping A with A, B with B, and C with C) and braid for about 9 in.

(23 cm).

Knot strands just below braid.

Divide strands below braid into 2 groups of 9 strands each, mixing colors as desired.

Divide one group of 9 strands into 3 groups of 3 strands each and braid for about 4 in.

(10 cm).

Knot just below braid.

Trim ends.

Repeat for remaining group of 9 strands.



TWO-COLOR DOUBLE BRAID BOOKMARKCut 3 strands of A and 6 strands of B, each 50 in.

(127 cm) long.

Hold all 9 strands together and fold in half.

Knot strands together about 1/2 in.

(1.5 cm) below the fold.

Divide strands into 3 groups of 6 strands each with 2 strands of A and 4 strands of B in each group.

Divide one group of 6 strands into 3 groups of 2 strands each (keeping A with A and B with B) and braid for about 18 in.

(45.5 cm).

Knot strands just below braid.

Trim ends.

Repeat with remaining 2 groups of 6 strands.

Braid completed braids together for about 9 in.

(23 cm) and knot, leaving individual braids loose.



THREE-COLOR DOUBLE BRAID BOOKMARK Cut 3 strands of A, B and C, each 50 in.

(127 cm) long.

Hold all 9 strands together and fold in half.

Knot strands together about 1/2 in.

(1.5 cm) below the fold.

Divide strands into 3 groups of 6 strands each (keeping A with A, B with B, and C with C).

Divide one group of 6 strands into 3 groups of 2 strands each and braid for about 18 in.

(45.5 cm).

Knot strands just below braid.

Trim ends.

Repeat with remaining 2 groups of 6 strands.

Braid completed braids together for about 9 in.

(23 cm) and knot, leaving individual braids loose.

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