January 7, 2012

Finding your fit - a quick guide to size and selection of sailor bracelets

Here are some quick links to helpful articles discussing how to estimate rope bracelet size:

Figuring the fit - a how-to guide for estimating the correct size for a turks head bracelet. This post shows how to measure your hand and estimate the size of the bracelet that you want and also offers guidance on shrinkage factor for cotton bracelets.

Nominal sizing - offers a guide to the labels "small", "medium", and "large" that are used in the product offerings in WhatKnotShop. 

Working up a BASIC turks head knot bracelet offers a visual guide to tightening up an adjustable knot to fit snugly on your wrist.

How to measure your bangle size is a helpful tutorial by Janine Zschech on her Wood 'n Piece blog showing how to measure using an ordinary piece of paper and tape. You can also visit her Etsy shop to see her collection of Classic Handcrafted Wooden Jewelry.

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