Summary: This dragonfly knot tutorial is to show you a good idea to make a dragonfly keychain for couples with thread jewelry making, which costs less to make but full of love. Don’t leave, the result is a surprise!
To make this string material dragonfly keychain, you can choose nylon thread as the dragonfly’s main part, two wood beads as it’s eyes. The alphabet beads added on the body make the whole design meaningful. You can choose special letters instead of that on the picture, such as your names and your lover’s. Now, let’s start to learn how to make a string dragonfly keychain!
Supplies needed in dragonfly knot keychain tutorial:
2mm Nylon Thread
Alphabet Acrylic Beads
Instructions for dragonfly knot keychain tutorial:
Step 1: Make the head for the dragonfly keychain
1st, cut off about 40cm nylon thread(length also depends on your needs), and slide two wood beads onto the thread;
2nd, place the nylon thread to the following shape as picture shows, and the length you want to get the finished dragonfly depends on the places of wood beads;
3rd, keep the middle two threads as the holding thread, use another threads as working thread to tie a half square knot as pictures show;
4th, continue to tie the other half square knot, and tighten threads;
5th, tie a square knot again; now, the head of dragonfly has been finished.
Step 2: Make the wings for dragonfly keychain
1st, tie a square knot as below, and remember keep it loose as pictures show, this will be dragonfly’s top wings;
2nd, do the other pair of wings in the same method, and make this pair of wings smaller than the top ones.
Step 3: Make the body and tail for the dragonfly keychain
1st, slide an alphabet bead onto the holding threads, and then tie a square knot;
2nd, do another alphabet beads in the same way, and use lighter to fix the end if necessary, remember to leave a little loop at the end to be the dragonfly’s tail.
Step 4: Finish dragonfly for couples
Do the other dragonfly keychain in the same method, you can change the color and alphabet beads as you want.
Attach the dragonfly to keychain. The final look of dragonfly keychain for couples looks like this:
Wow! This dragonfly keychain knot tutorial is over! This tutorial have must inspired you on how to make a dragonfly keychain. Take your imagination, and create such cute and unique dragonfly keychain for you and your boyfriend! I hope you will have a perfect Valentine Day!