For these square knot hemp bracelet instructions you will need the following supplies: One 90 inch piece of 1mm hemp for your knotting cords. One 30 inch piece of 1mm hemp for your base strands.
Begin by folding the hemp in half and tying an overhand knot. Leave a half-inch loop just large enough for your finishing overhand knots to go through.
To make it easier for you to follow, I've used different colored hemp. The tan inside cords are the base strands. The red and blue outside cords are the knotting cords.
Place the blue knotting cord over the two tan base strands and under the red knotting cord. Then weave the red knotting cord under the two tan base strands and up through the loop you formed with the blue knotting cord. Tighten your half knot by pulling on the knotting cords.
Place the red knotting cord under the two tan base strands and over the blue knotting cord.
the blue knotting cord over the two tan base strands and down through
the loop you formed with the red knotting cord. Tighten your square
Here is a series or sennit of loose square knots to show you how the pattern will look.
This is a series of hemp square knots. You may tie your square knots tighter than mine, if so you may want to start with longer pieces of hemp for your bracelet.
To finish your square knot hemp bracelet tie an overhand knot and see how it fits into the half-inch loop you made. If it's too small just tie another overhand knot on top of the first one. When your finishing knot is big enough trim the excess hemp cords.