Rakhi Tutorial-3

How to make a Rakhi?

Before starting you may check out a few tips here.


Material Required:

  • Thick threads of different colors
  • Embellishment of your choice
  • Colorful beads
  • Glue


This one is a really simple Rakhi ,if you don’t like very decorative and glittery stuff you can go with this Rakhi. To make this Rakhi all I needed was this…

Rakhi material


Let’s start.

1. Take strands of different color threads. I have used  green and orange.colorful threads


2. Tie a knot at one end leaving some space and start braiding until you reach almost at the centre and not exactly the centre of the thread, stop just a little before the centre.


3. Tie a knot where you stopped.


4.Take a bead of your color choice and size and put it to the thread from the other end next to the knot you tied. I used big beads and of orange color.Rakhi



5. Now take any embellishment of choice and stick  on the thread in the centre which would be exactly next to your bead. I used a ‘Koyari’ shaped embellishment.rakhi



6. Again put another bead to the thread next to your embellishment and tie a knot. These knots will stop the beads from moving from their places.rakhi



7. Now continuing braiding all the way  leaving  a little space towards the end and tie a knot.Rakhi handmade





A simple yet pretty rakhi is ready.


Hope you liked this Rakhi DIY. If you make it do share it with me on Instagram and facebook.

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Last Modified on August 23, 2015
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