Sliding knots are a great way of making an adjustable and tidy fastening to a variety of jewellery designs.
This knot be created using cotton cord, leather cord, silk cord, suede cord or hemp cord! It is a great way for making multi-fit pieces.
A pair of scissors
The length of your cord needs to be around double the finished length of your bracelet or necklace.
Any beads or charms need to be threaded on the cord before you tie the knots.
Your sliding knots are now finished. Pull on the knots and adjust the cords to make your design larger or smaller.
At Kernowcraft, we have a beautiful and colourful range of threads including silk cords, hemp cord, cotton cord, suede cord to leather thonging!
Combine your sliding knot bracelet with large hole gemstone and metal beads for interesting and colourful designs. Perfect for adding to charm bracelets as well as incorporating on to thicker cords and wires for your beading designs and macrame.
Explore our range of beautiful charms for jewellery making in a range of themes from nature, romance to geometric shapes. Great for adding to earrings, necklaces and bracelets.
'The Basics of Bead Stringing: A Complete Illustrated Approach for Beginner and Advanced Designers' by Debbie Kanan is a brilliant guide to all the techniques you are likely to need for beading and stringing.
If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch with our friendly team who will be more than happy to give you advice over email or on the phone.
You can learn more and find inspiration by visiting our Jewellery Making Tutorials, Jewellery Making Kits and YouTube Channel. Don't forget to follow us on social media and tag us in your designs on Instagram & Facebook, we would love to see!