DIY: Non-tangle Earbuds

One of the things I love to look for on Pinterest is ideas for projects and things to make. I loved the look of this particular idea: “How to Prevent Earbud Tangles with Old School Friendship Bracelet Knotting” – details are found on the Contemporary Farmgirl website:


…so I won’t do a full DIY tutorial here (you can use her blog post instead, she’s done a really complete job of explaining all of the steps).

But I was really happy with how my earbuds turned out in the end, so I thought I’d share some photos with you here:

ear buds

I learned a few things in this process. My earbud cords were longer than the traditional “free” pair that you get with your Apple products; therefore I needed more embroidery floss than suggested in the tutorial.  Also, I neglected to read carefully and should have knotted the two sections with the earbuds starting from the actual earbud down – I, instead, worked from the “Y” split to the earbud, and it was a little tricky at the end trying to knot around a floppy earbud end… but not impossible.

What do you think? This took me a weekend and one additional evening’s worth of work to complete this. Do you think you’d have the patience? At least in the end you have some pretty spiffy earbuds!

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  1. I love them! They're so cute. I can't wear earbuds because my ears are freakishly small, so I love my Uprock Skullcandy headphones so I can listen to all the loud music I want with them falling out. But this is such a cute idea I'm tempted to do it to them just to see what it would look like.

    1. I have little Skull Candy earbuds, but I used a less expensive pair of earbuds for my first go at it since I wasn't sure how it was going to turn out. But I love it! Highly recommended.

  2. Thanks for sharing such beautiful information with us. I hope you will share some more information about top hifi headphones. Please keep sharing.


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