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8 Easy Friendship Bracelet Patterns for Beginners

Ready to get started making your own friendship bracelets? I can’t wait to show you these easy friendship bracelet patterns that are perfect for beginners!

It’s so fun to make DIY friendship bracelets, don’t you think? It’s the perfect portable summer activity – all you need to get started is some embroidery floss and a pattern!

To inspire your next creation, I’ve rounded up my favorite beginner-friendly friendship bracelet patterns. These free and easy friendship bracelet patterns will show you how to make all sorts of cool designs, including 3 strand braids, candy stripes, chevrons, spiral staircase, zipper bracelets, and more!

Keep reading to see all of the bracelet patterns.

group of 4 multicolor friendship bracelets

Before you starting crafting, you might want to review How to Tie the 4 Basic Friendship Bracelet Knots.

Then, pick out your embroidery floss using this guide: Friendship Bracelet Color Ideas and Combinations

And finally, if you need help reading any of the patterns, be sure to check out this article: How to Read Friendship Bracelet Patterns

Simple Two-String Friendship Bracelets

This is the simplest frienship bracelet I know. It’s made with only colors of floss, and it’s a great way to practice your hitch knots.

two friendship bracelets

Alternating Knots Friendship Bracelet:

Easy Three-String Bracelet Patterns


Classic Braid:

Spiral Staircase:

multicolor 5 strand braid friendship bracelet

Four and Five Bracelet Designs

Candy Stripe:

Skinny Chevron:

Five-strand Braid:

multicolor chevron friendship bracelet

Bonus Pattern!

I’ve saved the best for last! It’s the quintessential friendship bracelet pattern that everyone should make!

This pattern is basically the same pattern as the skinny chevron bracelet, but with more strands. It’s a great way to practice both forward and backward knots – so it’s perfect for beginners!

My favorite pattern: Classic Chevron Friendship Bracelet

What’s Next?

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