Cabbage Patch Bracelet

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Description:

CABBAGE PATCH BRACELET

By: Lauren Andersen

Materials:

20 gauge Orchid (S07) Artistic Wire® cut into

150 1/8" (3.18mm) ID jump rings (A)

20 gauge Peacock Blue (S01) Artistic Wire® cut into 135 1/8" (3.18mm) jump rings(B)

Gunmetal Lobster Claw Clasp

2 pair of either Chain Nose Pliers

Flat Nose Pliers

Bent Nose Pliers or any combination of pliers

Steps:

Step 1: Take one open (A) jump ring and scoop up your clasp and two closed (B) jump rings.

Step 2: Grasp the clasp and the (A) jump ring using the side of your index finger and your thumb of your non-dominant hand, flip the two (B) jump rings up to make what looks like mouse ears. Make sure the mouse's forehead, the (A) jump ring, is in front.

Step 3: Take one open (A) jump ring and enter the mouse's right ear, (B) jump ring added in step 1, from the front and go around his head in the back and come back up through his left ear, the other (B) jump ring added in step 1, from the back. Before closing the (A) ring, add two closed (B) rings.

Step 4: Make "mouse ears" from the four closed (B) rings, the two from step 1 and the two from step 3.

Step 5: Take one open (A) jump ring and scoop up the two (B) jump rings you added in step 3, using the same method of entering the mouse's right ear, (B) jump ring, from the front and go around the mouse's head in the back and come back up though his left ear, the other (B) jump ring, from the back. Before closing the (A) ring, add two closed (B) rings.

Step 6: Repeat the process: a) Make "mouse ears" b) With one open (A) ring, scoop up the two most recently added closed (B) jump rings c) Add two closed (B) jump rings.



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