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How to Make a Greek Evil Eye,a Heart-shape or a Fish-shape

Evil eye jewelries are most popular with most friends. It's the meaning of best wishes and good luck to you. Surely you will love them very much. Follow the illustration step by step and get started now!

(( How to... )) Make a Greek Evil Eye, a Heart-shape or a Fish-shape

In this tutorial we will teach you how to make a Greek Evil Eye. It sounds like something creepy, but it's meant to protect you against evil things . . .


You need:
- 19 short strings for the base. 15 cm will be enough.
- 1 short black string , 15 cm
- 3 colored strings, color A, about 60 cm, or 6 times 30 cm
- 2 white strings, about 80 cm, or 4 times 40 cm
- 1 colored string, color B, about 100 cm, or 2 times 50 cm.
- 2 or more strings that fit your wrist, plus some extra for braids, about 50 cm total, or more if you
want to finish with more square knots.

Do not tie your knots very tight, especially not the outside rows!

1. Take the base-strings.
2. Make 3 FK with the black string over the three strings in the middle. The second knot must be a little more to the
top than the other knots. Start in the middle of the base-strings, because you will make the bottom half of the
eye first !
3. Make one BK with the black string onto the string that's in the middle, that's under the second knot you made
earlier.
4. Make 5 FK with color A, start knotting one base-string before the string you did your first black knot onto.


5. Make 7 FK with color A, start knotting one base-string before the string you started on the row before.
6. Make 9 FK with color A, again start knotting one base-string before the string you started on the row before.
7. Make 11 FK with a white string, same as you did before.
8. Make 15 FK with a white string, start knotting TWO strings before the string you started on the row before.
9. Make 19 FK with color B , again start knotting two strings before the string you started on the row before.
10. Turn the eye around. Adjust your knots if necessary !
11. Make 5 FK with color A
12. Make 7 FK with color A
13. Make 9 FK with color A



14. Make 11 FK with a white string
Make 13 FK with a white string, start knotting one base-string after the white that you knotted the first half of
the eye.
15. Make 17 FK with color B, again start knotting one base-string after the color B that you knotted the first half of
the eye.
16. This is what the good side looks like now.
17. Cut off the ends of all the strings you used for knotting and glue them . Do not cut the base-strings yet!
18. Take the 50 cm- strings you have left, divide them in two ( I used 2 times 3 strings ), and knot all of the base-
strings onto those strings. Position the eye in the middle of the strings. Use FK.
19. The right side is ready. Proceed with the other side.


20. This is what the good side looks like now.
21. Cut of the base-strings and glue them to the back. The back is the side that's up when you are knotting the
eye !
22. The only thing you have to do now is to braid the strings that you ty around your wrist! I did 4 square knots
and finished it with a 'twist-rope'. (Divide in two, twist both parts clockwise, and twist them after that together
counter clockwise.


This is how the knots are supposed to be:


Using this same method you can also make, for example, a heart- shaped evil eye bracelet.



All of these pictures show you the good side of the heart. You can choose to knot with the backside up if you think that's easier for you.