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How to Braid to a Chain

Braiding onto a Chain
designed byArtbeads
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueKnots & Macrame
Time1-3 hours
Learn how to braid to a chain using embroidery floss.
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  • Supplies

Braiding to ChainIncorporating chain into braided designs will give your style new dimension! This cool look is full of fun textures and allows you to add color into your style. Pick your favorite color combinations or choose colors that match your favorite sports team. The addition of chain will make the colors stand out even more. Follow these steps to learn how to use chain in your braided designs.

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Add all available items to your cart at once or edit the quantities below. Nice choice! All or most of the products needed for this project are shown below with quantities. Sometimes we sell out of components and aren’t able to order more from the manufacturer (we know, it is very disappointing to us, too). Use the opportunity to mix up the design and make it yours by substituting similar products or altering the entire color scheme—it’s up to you!
Silver-Plated Twisted Double Link with Rollo Links Curb Chain by the Foot
Code SPCH42
Material Silver-Plated Longest Link 8.0 - 8.9mm Link Style Open Links Sold by the Foot
1 $5.60
3 $5.05
Beadalon Stainless Steel Big Eye Needles 4.5 Inch (Length 4 Pack)
Code SUP-0058
Brand Beadalon
1 $3.29
925/10 Silver-Filled 7x13mm Lobster Clasp with Open Jump Ring
Code CLASP-0335
Material Silver-Filled Dimensions 12.0 x 7.5mm
1 $2.78
3 $2.47
925/10 Silver-Filled 6mm Open Jump Ring, 18 Gauge
Code FIND-0705
Material Silver-Filled Dimensions 6.0 x 1.0mm Aspect Ratio 4.1x Thickness 18 Gauge
1 $0.41
10 $0.35
German Bent Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-510
Place Of Origin Germany
1 $22.99
Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-106
1 $7.49
8mm Antique Silver-Plated Closed Jump Ring - 18 Gauge
Code FIND-0455
Material Silver-Plated Finish Antiqued Dimensions 7.9 x 1.0mm Aspect Ratio 5.7x Thickness 18 Gauge Place Of Origin South Korea
1 $0.20
30 $0.17
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