The Sun Bracelet features a unique
combination knot called the .
Aztec Sun Bar
Part of the design is made with the Vertical
Larks Head knot, which gives each tiny
"sun" its round shape. To truly make this
bracelet sunny and bright, use either orange, red
or yellow as the primary color.
In the example shown, orange
Satin cord material was used as the working
cord. The holding cord was yellow
Satin, which gave this Micro-Macrame bracelet some
The clasp was a simple hook and loop, but this
Macrame pattern can be adjusted so you can use
other types of clasps.
When using Satin, do
not push pins through the material.
Instead, lean the pins over the cords, or use the
2mm cord material (one or two colors)
Glue that dries clear (and does not darken
inches or less
8 inches or
1: Cut the 2 cords using
the chart above. The
should be the primary color you want for
the Sun Bracelet. working cord
Slide the working cord through the loop in
one part of the clasp and center it by
matching the ends. Secure it to your
2: Place the holding
cord under the working cord, and
center it by matching the ends. You
can secure it if you wish.
Cross the ends of the holding
cord right over left, in front.
Take note of the two spaces beside the two
halves of the working cord (X)
3: Wrap the ends of the working
cord over the bottom of the loop
near the crossing point (upward).
Bring them through the spaces indicated,
one on the right and the other left.
To tighten, pull the ends of the working
cord straight down.
Pull on the ends of the holding
a closer view of how each wrapped portion
of the Sun Bracelet will look when it's
(steps 2 - 3)
The ends of the working cord will be on
like the yellow cord in this image.
4: Use the right
portion of the working
cord to make a vertical
Larks Head knot :
For the first half, pass the working cord
- under the holding
cord, rotating clockwise.
As you bring it right, pass over
For the second
half of the knot, pass the
- under the holding
As you bring it right, pass under
Tighten both halves firmly, positioning
the knot close to the wrapped portion.
Repeat step 4, tying one vertical
Larks Head knot on the left.
The loops should be made counter-clockwise.
6: Bring the working cords
down, so they are as straight as possible.
step 2, crossing the ends of the
holding cord right over left,
resting on top of the working cords.
7: , moving the ends Repeat
step 3 of
working cord over the bottom of
Pass them through the spaces to the right
and left, as indicated by the X in the
Pull the ends
to tighten the wrapped portion, but make
sure the "sun" remains as round as
This is the most challenging part of the
Sun Bracelet, since you will have a
tendency to tighten the wrapped areas too
much. Placing a pin in that
area and leaning it backwards can help.
steps 4 - 7 several times, until the Sun
Bracelet is the size you need.
When you make the last design, stop
step 5 ( left
Larks Head knot).
9: Pass the ends of the holding
cords through the other part of
the clasp, in (if
step 6 and 7 .
glue so the cords come in contact with it
when you tighten the wrapped portion .
Tighten as much as possible and use a clip to hold
the cords steady while the glue dries.
10: The best finishing
technique for the Sun Bracelet is to turn
over the bracelet and pass the ends under
one or more loops in the back.
You can apply glue under the loops and
wherever else you feel it's needed.
When the glue is dry, cut off the extra
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text or images on Free Macrame Patterns, you are
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