Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Braiding a Foundation Knot

Thanks to my friend Mark Sampson, my capcam works excellent so that you can see on the videos exactly what I see! 

You will have to practice this knot quite a few times, one after the other, then go have coffee and come tie five more knots!
Once you know the "story" I teach you by heart, try to tie at least one knot a day for a week.   It will help a lot to be able to do these without referring to any reference material. 

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After tying the knot, you can roll it the same way you roll a round braid between two blocks of wood:

Updated 04/15/2021