I would appreciate people commenting on cuff bracelets and how
to make them fit. I have never liked wearing them myself because
the feel uncomfortable to me, but I have found that I enjoy making
them. One of my books says that if you can't make them custom to
fit a particular person, then make them 6 inches long with a 1 inch
opening. Will that fit most people?
IMHO that would be a little large. The “statistics” say the average
(woman’s) wrist is 6 inches in circumference. That would be a 5 inch
bracelet with a 1 inch opening. I make mine 5 1/2 " (to fit my
wrist). Unlike a bangle, it needs to be a reasonably snug fit, or
else it will tend to try to slide around and end up with the opening
on top after awhile. Unfortunately, that means that you tend to need
a custom fit. Epecially since peoples’ wrists are not all the same
shape. Some are oval, yes. But some are quite cylindrical, and some
(like mine) are pretty flat both top and bottom.