Simple Loops – Tutorial F003 – Skill level: Beginner – Free
Tools and Supplies:
- Wire cutters
- Round nose pliers
- Chain nose pliers
- Wire straightening pliers (optional)
- 20 gauge craft wire or copper (craft wire is an inexpensive way to start learning wire wrapping skills)
These step by step instructions guide you through creating simple loops using a wire template. Learn to make loops big or small using this technique. Craft wire or copper, as opposed to fine metal wire, is an inexpensive way to get started learning wire wrapping techniques.
As added tips, at the end of the tutorial is how to add a bead with simple loops and how to properly open and close simple loops so that they can be connected into a necklace or bracelet……earrings, too!