The diagram shows the knot tied in a clockwise direction. Tucking in the very last strand locks the whole knot then you should pull all the strands up tight.. A little checked square, in the centre of the diagram, shows the correct appearance of the previous round when all the strands have been tightened.
Repeating the moves – the first clockwise and the second anticlockwise will result in a four square cord with opposite sides the same colour.
Tie the knot continuously in the same direction
| – here clockwise was chosen and the colours spiral and the form will be more rounded.
Example by Maureen Jennings
Begin Braiding is based on original material prepared by Felicity Tregear.
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