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Starburst 2 Bracelet

Summary:

Skill Level: Advanced

Supplies Required: 8 elastic bands per cluster, 36 for border,0-6 for extension, 1 Clip

Description: This is an adaptation of the popular Starburst bracelet. It has a similar appearance to the original Starburst, but it is thicker and wider than the original with 8 elastic per cluster (Starburst has 6 per cluster). Starburst patterns are fun to make, because each cluster is a pattern onto itself. You can spice it up by having all the clusters the same color, or alternate colors every other cluster. The one in the video the color of the rainbow for the clusters.


A picture of the Starburst 2 Bracelet

Rainbow Loom Patterns - Starburst 2 bracelet

A video tutorial to make the Starburst 2 Bracelet


Step-by-Step Instructions for the Starburst 2 Bracelet

1) Starburst 2 ! ! !

2) 8 elastics per cluster, Starburst 6 elastics per cluster

3) 36 elastics for border, 8 elastics per cluster,and 0 to 6 for extension, one clip

4) Prepare loom by placing into a grid pattern by moving row of center pegs to align with outside rows

5) Place border elastics starting with the bottom center peg and work along the right ending at the top center peg

6) Continue with the border elastics starting with the bottom center peg and work along the left side ending at the top center peg

7) Starting with the bottom 9 pegs, place elastics in a clockwise fashion between the center peg and the outside pegs in the following order

7 8 1

6 2

5 4 3

8) Repeat this pattern with the next group of 9 pegs, placing elastics in a clockwise fashion between the center peg and the outside pegs in the same order

7 8 1

6 2

5 4 3

9) With a border elastic, make a figure 8, and place the doubled-up elastic on the top center peg

10) Place a doubled-up border elastic onto each center peg of the clusters

11) Turn the loom around so the arrow is now pointing down

12) Pull the bottom center elastic of the cluster through the bottom border elastic and loop on the cluster center peg

13) In a counter-clockwise fashion, pull the cluster elastics through the looped elastics on the center peg and place on the outside pegs in the following order

5 4 3

6 2

7 1

14) Repeat pattern with remaining clusters

- first, bottom elastic to center peg

- then cluster elastics through center to outside peg in the following order

5 4 3

6 2

7 1

15) Starting with bottom center peg, loop the topmost border elastic through the double- loop and place over the peg on the right

16) With each peg on the right, pull the bottom border elastics through all loops and place on the peg directly above

....repeat

17) Loop top right elastic over to the top middle peg

18) Repeat the previous process for the left hand side starting at the bottom middle peg and ending at the top middle peg

19) Place the tip of the loom tool through all elastics on the top middle peg, and place a border elastic on the hook, pull through and loop onto loom tool

20) Carefully remove the entire pattern from the loom

21) Turn loom so arrow is point up, and place elastics for extension (sizing dependent on wrist size)

22) Carefully remove elastic from loom tool, and place both elastics on last peg of extension

23) Pull elastics through loops and place on peg below...repeat to bottom peg of the extension

24) Place clip on bottom loop

25) Remove extension elastics from loom, and place clip through the 2 middle loops on the other end of the bracket

26) Straighten out a bit....

27) Starburst 2 ! ! !