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Basics: Knot Anatomy: The Making Of: Part 5

creeper knot in black, white and greyback of creeper knot in black, white and grey So here’s the creeper knot. You’ll notice the free ends extending to either side versus the usual free ends making up an ear of the knot. That’s because the creeper is meant to wrap around an object, like the bow on a package. The description in the book makes me think that she maybe wanted “vine” versus “creeper” but…

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Basics: Knot Anatomy: The Making Of: Part 3

black, white, and grey hexagonal flower To better illustrate the midpoint I redid this knot with one of my fused cords. These cords that I often use to tie example knots are actually shoelaces, sold locally as “oval shoelaces”. They look like president’s cord with the edge parts in a contrasting colour. I would love to find some real president’s cord in these designs as (a) shoelaces are a very expensive way to get string and (b) shoelaces are meant for dragging through the muck and aren’t exactly woven in a very refined way, so (c) real president’s cord takes the curves better and would probably have made a fine double coin example.

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