A simple way? Ive never done it before
Pull out credit card, buy however many you like, done, saving both time and money in the process.
Unless it seems like an interesting hobby. Customizing a string to your needs; coming up with a perfect formula; selecting your own colours…
I can see the appeal.
But if it’s for any sort of money saving, I wouldn’t even consider it for a moment. $15 for a hundred strings will keep you going for a good long while.
I just want to try 4 fun
Here is some extra I for the YouTube links might not mention.
My hooks are 10ft apart, and I twist them 1 foot shorter (9ft). I wrap my string starting from the first and ending in the first 6 times, 7 for thick, 5 for thin. (6 is the best, 5 is a little to thin causing slippy binds)
You also should just get Poly covered Poly, unless you prefer slick,Nylon, or Cotton.
tribal Poly is a type of polyester that is hard to catch. You might accidentally buy tribal, which is the slick kind.
You can use Hooks, Nails, and picture hangers.
I would use a extra LARGE hook on the drill as it is easier to take off and keep the loop big.
One thing I never could figure out in the videos was how to make multi colored.
If you make one string, you wrap and wrap 6 times ending on the starting point. To do more colors, you wrap the color of choice around 3 times, then end on the starting point like your done, then start the other string by going around 3 more times=6 times.
It’s good if you make something that can hold double thread as you will only need to go around half the amount of times.
Get a handle of some sort, and screw a little board on the top, like a T. Then add two nails, or as many as you like (It has to be 1 2 3 or 6 nails).
The more nails, the more thread you can hold on it, the less times you have to wrap around the hooks.