How to Make a Mickey Mouse Charm Out of Rubber Bands

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How to Make a Mickey Mouse Charm Out of Rubber Bands
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We're going to be working with double bands this whole charm. So you should have 18 rubber band pairs.

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We're working with our loom in the staggered configuration. With the arrows pointing towards you.

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Starting from the 5th peg up from the bottom, go down your loom placing double black bands 4 times.

Starting from the 5th peg up from the bottom, go down your loom placing double black bands 4 times.

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This is what it should look like

This is what it should look like

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Do the same thing on the other side.

Do the same thing on the other side.

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Now place a caping band on the end closest to you,

Now place a caping band on the end closest to you,

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Like that.

Like that.

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We were going to start looping. DON'T TURN YOUR LOOM AROUND.

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Start from this pegs go under the cap band and loop like regular

Start from this pegs go under the cap band and loop like regular

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It will make the tear drop shape

It will make the tear drop shape

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Loop both sides.

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Put your hook inside the last tear drop shape

Put your hook inside the last tear drop shape

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Pull it off the loom and make sure it's far enough on the hook so it won't fall off and come unlooped.

Pull it off the loom and make sure it's far enough on the hook so it won't fall off and come unlooped.

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I just kept mine on my hook

I just kept mine on my hook

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Okay. Starting from the top peg place a diagonal double band to the right

Okay. Starting from the top peg place a diagonal double band to the right

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Place a double band down from that diagonal band

Place a double band down from that diagonal band

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Do that 3 times, it should look like this

Do that 3 times, it should look like this

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And go back to the top and place a double diagonal band to the left

And go back to the top and place a double diagonal band to the left

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Place a double band down from the diagonal band, do that 3 times to match the right side

Place a double band down from the diagonal band, do that 3 times to match the right side

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Go to the bottom of where you placed you bands on the right place a double band diagonal so it hooks in the the middle row.

Go to the bottom of where you placed you bands on the right place a double band diagonal so it hooks in the the middle row.

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Do the same on the left and it should end up liking something like this

Do the same on the left and it should end up liking something like this

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Now go back to the top and go to the middle row and place double bands down

Now go back to the top and go to the middle row and place double bands down

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All the way until you get to the last of your shape that we made

All the way until you get to the last of your shape that we made

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Remember those things we made earlier... Well this is what were gunna do with them!

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Your gunna place the ends on the second peg on the left side of the loom and once that's in place gather the bands that belong to the cap band and put them on the first peg.

Your gunna place the ends on the second peg on the left side of the loom and once that's in place gather the bands that belong to the cap band and put them on the first peg.

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That's what it should look like

That's what it should look like

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Do the same to the other side.

Do the same to the other side.

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Put a cap band on that peg

Put a cap band on that peg

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Put a triangle cap band on the second pegs down from the first one

Put a triangle cap band on the second pegs down from the first one

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Below that cap band place another one

Below that cap band place another one

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Time to start looping our Mickey!!!!(:

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From the middle peg we're going to start looping up. Just like normal

From the middle peg we're going to start looping up. Just like normal

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So it makes that tear drop shape

So it makes that tear drop shape

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All the way up

All the way up

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Then loop from the middle the next two bands should be to the left. Loop It up. When you get to the ears, it might be hard to find the bottom band because it's so full.

Then loop from the middle the next two bands should be to the left. Loop It up. When you get to the ears, it might be hard to find the bottom band because it's so full.

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Once you get done with the left side it should look like this. Do the same thing to the right side.

Once you get done with the left side it should look like this. Do the same thing to the right side.

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Put your hook though the top of allllllll the bands.

Put your hook though the top of allllllll the bands.

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Hook another rubber band though it.

Hook another rubber band though it.

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Make a slip knot

Make a slip knot

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Pull it off your loom and be amazed.

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Mickey!

Mickey!

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Mickey and minnie family!

Mickey and minnie family!

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