Flat (Square) Knot Bracelet
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Two 1 metre pieces of jute or cotton string.
- Make loops - 200mm from the core ends
- Make first half knot
- Second half knot opposite to the first, one complete flat (square) knot.
- Pull tight
- Next half knot opposite to the last one, pull tight
- Pass the core ends to the back and up through the loops.
- Pull the core through the knots, closing the loops to clamp the core ends.
- Continue with alternating half knots, each opposite to the previous one, allowing the new loops (in the core) to come together to form the ring.
Stop when the knotted band is long enough to make your bracelet.
Check the length by putting together the ends of the knotted band.
- Tie the ends A and B on the inside of the ring with a reef knot. Cut the ends short
- Pull the core ends further through the end of the knotted band, until the ends of the band come together.
- Tie the core ends on the inside of the ring with a reef knot. Cut the ends short.