Wrist Watch – Coconut Tree / Palm Tree Frond Weaving

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This is a cute wrist watch toy that I remember making with coconut tree and palm tree fronds (தென்னை / பனை மர ஓலை).

Remember this? 😀

DIY Coconut Tree Palm Tree Frond Weaving - Wrist Watch

We need two pieces – One short and one long piece. The short piece will be wrapped around the long piece once.

DIY Coconut Tree  Palm Tree Frond Weaving - Wrist Watch

Wrap the short piece around the long piece.

DIY Coconut Tree  Palm Tree Frond Weaving - Wrist Watch

DIY Coconut Tree  Palm Tree Frond Weaving - Wrist Watch

Fold the long piece down like shown below.

DIY Coconut Tree  Palm Tree Frond Weaving - Wrist Watch

Side view. Trim off the excess from the folded piece.

DIY Coconut Tree  Palm Tree Frond Weaving - Wrist Watch

Now there is a loop around the long piece. Lace the other end of the long piece through this loop.

DIY Coconut Tree  Palm Tree Frond Weaving - Wrist Watch

DIY Coconut Tree  Palm Tree Frond Weaving - Wrist Watch

Pull through.

DIY Coconut Tree  Palm Tree Frond Weaving - Wrist Watch

Pull all the way through.

DIY Coconut Tree  Palm Tree Frond Weaving - Wrist Watch

Lace through the loop one more time and wrist watch is ready.

DIY Coconut Tree  Palm Tree Frond Weaving - Wrist Watch

DIY Coconut Tree  Palm Tree Frond Weaving - Wrist Watch

Lets make it pretty. Shall we?

Make loops / bows on the watch like shown below.

DIY Coconut Tree  Palm Tree Frond Weaving - Wrist Watch

DIY Coconut Tree  Palm Tree Frond Weaving - Wrist Watch

DIY Coconut Tree  Palm Tree Frond Weaving - Wrist Watch

DIY Coconut Tree  Palm Tree Frond Weaving - Wrist Watch

We also used to make this really small and wear it as a ring on the finger. Aww those innocent days when we did not bother about brands. 🙂

DIY Coconut Tree  Palm Tree Frond Weaving - Wrist Watch

DIY Coconut Tree  Palm Tree Frond Weaving - Wrist Watch

DIY Coconut Tree  Palm Tree Frond Weaving - Wrist Watch

Have you worn this watch before? Do tell me how your watch looked like. 🙂

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