A series of articles (in English at the link) published in a Spanish art magazine by a German writer (?). The topics range from quipus to computer generated but physical Gordian knots.
During their annual spring sale which was March 12-15, 2009, Knit Purl in Portland, OR was giving free mini-workshops. One of which was “Chinese Knot”. Was it a knitting stitch called “Chinese Knot” or was it, y’know, actual Chinese knotting? Any Portland resident/visitors actually know?
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware at the Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum in the Delaware Seashore State Park they had a class on making turks-head knot bracelets, which are also called sailor’s bracelets.
Things to buy
A scout/guide style badge. Silly and cheap, but currently out of stock.
Mary Jurek ties (overhand) knots in stainless steel cutlery and tableware.
A website with instructions for tying a tie is an invention? You be the judge.
A blog post from someone who has come across Chinese knotting on the ‘Net. Someone for whom English not their first language.
This week, Tying It All Together shows us how to tie a cargo net.