What happens when the yarn for your next project hasn’t arrived yet and you’ve been seeing pictures of fashion types wearing friendship bracelets? This happens:
(What is it with me and crafts that involve string?)

Like most crafty people, I have a bunch of embroidery floss on hand so this was a free project. I made the one above with 12 different colors, another plus (I still want to be Rainbow Brite as an adult, apparently).

Yet another plus? Making these makes me feel like I’m about nine years old again.

That’s why I bought more floss for the next one:
(Linked image credits and a good tutorial can be found here. But if you grew up in the 80s, you’ll probably remember how to make these.)