How to Make a Spiral Lanyard?


To make a spiral lanyard you will need two 36in length different colored pieces of gimp - flat plastic strips of lacing. Fold both piecec of gimp in half and pinch the center; lay both center pieces one across the other to form a 'plus' (+) sign. Cross the ends of one colored piece over the other color and keep in place with your finger. Take one end of the colored gimp that you're holding and fold it over the first fold in the other piece and insert through the loop. Do the same with the other end and form a knot with both loops. Fold both ends of the second colored piece of gimp diagonally across the lanyard. Fold one end of the first colored gimp over the next fold in the other piece of gimp and loop; pull to secure in place so that it does not unravel. Repeat this procedure until you have reached the end of the gimp. Melt the end of the lanyard with a lighter to permanently secure it.
Q&A Related to "How to Make a Spiral Lanyard"
1. Thread the two strands of braiding material through the lanyard or other hook that will connect at the top of your braid. Pull them through so that you have four even strands.
first start it out as a regular lanyard then do it corner to corner.
Cut three of the four strands so that they are 1 to 2 feet long. Cut the fourth strand so that it is about four times as long as the others. Gather the four strands into a bunch and
Making a lanyard using the spiral braid stitch gives it a twisted look. You use flat plastic craft lace to make the lanyards. The craft lace is also known as boondoggle, rexlace,
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How to Make a Spiral Lanyard
A lanyard is a rope or cord that when wrapped around the the neck or wrist is used to carry objects. One of the easiest ways to make a decorative lanyard is using gimp--a flat plastic strip of lacing that is used for numerous craft projects. You can buy... More »
Difficulty: Moderately Easy
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