DIY Easy and Cute Leather cord and knots Owl Necklace

This Cute Leather and knots Owl Necklace is the easiest handmade jewelry you will ever make. Just a few supplies and your imagination. Learn how!

Have I mentioned that I LOOOOOOVE Owls? hahaha! Well… Here I made a Leather cord and knots owl necklace, super easy to make, cute and very crafty.

Leather Cord and Knots Owl Necklace Tutorial

How to make this Leather cord and knots Owl Necklace

Last week I was shopping for some craft supplies and I saw this cute owl pendant, I couldn’t help it and I bought it (thankfully it was very cheap). I also found some lovely leather cords and other nice jewelry accessories so I run back home super excited to start my new craft!

Here is how I made it:

Owl Necklace Supplies:

  • Leather cords
  • Owl Charm or your favorite one.
  • Jump rings (3-5mm)
  • Jewelry pliers
  • Fold-over cord crimps (that matches your cord thickness)
  • Clasp
  • Scissors

I used 2 colors, which means 2 cords. I used green and violet.

I cut them to equal size, long enough that when the knots are made, the necklace is still on the wished length.

It’s always better to have leftovers.

Since the hanging hole is too small, I  used just one of the cords to attach the pendant. I took the violet one and I fold it in half.

I inserted the folded end through the hole, from the back to the front.

When it was out, I left a few centimeters, I inserted the other end (both cords) through the folded end and pulled all the cord leaving a little space

Through that space, I inserted the green cord halfway.

I tightened the violet cord to the green one.

At this point, you should have both colors on each side of the pendant.

I made the first knot a few centimeters away from the pendant.

Make it tight. I tried to make visible both color on the knot.

Keeping the same distance I made a knot on the other strip and here is the pattern you’ll follow

From that point on I repeated the knots at the same distance until it gets the desired length.

When I got it done I measured again putting the owl where I wanted it to be on my chest.

Make a mark to guide where to put the clasp.

I used some fold-over crimp on the strip neds.

I placed it just before the mark because he clasps make the necklaces a bit longer.

Placing both cords in the cord end, I tightened with a plier.

I didn’t cut the leftovers yet just in case the length needs to be adjusted.

When I finished with both ends I took some jump rings.

With your pliers open a little bit one jump ring, enough to insert the cord end ring.

I inserted the cord end and the clasp on each end.

I closed the jump ring again, of course.

Now if everything is ok I did cut the leftovers.

That’s it!!! Cute isn’t it???

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How do I look? I LOOOOVE it!!!

What do you think????

Want some core cute handmade jewelry ideas to make from my favorite bloggers?

Before you go, make sure you check out these cute Jewelry projects too:

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Til' next time...

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  1. so so cute and i love the green and purple together. Thanks so much for linking up last week at Creativity Unleashed. You were this week’s FREE ad space winner! Featuring you tomorrow on the blog and hope to see you back. :)

  2. I love that this is so simple and nice :) I have a lot of leather cord just like this and have been looking for things to do with it!


    1. I’m glad to inspired and give some purpose to your leather cords! Can’t wit to see it! XOXO

  3. I wanted to let you know that You Were Featured on VMG206 ~ Brag About It Tuesday’s Linky Party from last week! I have pinned your project to my Brag About It Features Pinterest Board. I can’t wait to see what you’ve been working on this week!
    ~ Megin
    Join me each Tuesday for Brag About It Link Up Party

    1. YAYYYYYY woot woot!!! Wowwww Thanks so much Megin!!! I’m so excited! Can’t believe it!!!!


  4. This is so cute; I love owls too! Thanks so much for linking up to Inspire Me Wednesday. Featuring you in this week’s issue.:)

    1. WOOHOOOOOOO, So exciting!!! Thanks so much!!! What an Honor!!! I’ll be there!!!


  5. This is very cute, indeed, Cami! Love your step-by-step tutorial :-) Thank you for sharing at our All My Bloggy Friends Party !

  6. I love this, and the tutorial is awesome! Thanks so much for sharing with us at A Bouquet of Talent. Just pinned this cutie, too! :)

    1. Yayyyy Kathy, I’m so happy you like it! Hope to have you around soon!


    1. Yayyy Katherine, so glad to have you here!! Happy that you like it!


  7. SO CUTE! I always get so inspired by your creations then I cant seem to find the commitment to follow through. this one is TOO easy though. If I can’t find the time to do this than I am really behind!! Thanks for sharing and as always for the inspiration! This is a MUST DO!

    1. Awww you are so sweet! I’m so happy I inspire you! This is a super easy necklace! I’d love to see it when you make it!


  8. I love your necklace and the colors are the best. I have light green and lavender in our room and bathroom. They go so well together. Thanks for the cute Mother’s day cards. I love picture of you and your baby, so adorable, just love babies.
    Your tutorial for the necklace is so helpful. Happy Days

    1. Yayyyy Thank you so much, you have no idea how much it means to me that people like my work and inspires them! You are very sweet and your comment is even sweeter! and yes I love those colors too =D