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How to tie an inline overhand clover
When "모과꽃 매듭" is put through Google Translate you get "mosaic flower knot" but when you just translate "모과꽃" you get "mosquito flowers". If, instead, you search for "모과꽃" you get "Chinese quince"... which seems to be mostly a 5 petal flower, but whatever!! 8-)

An interesting companion to the creeper knot (http://chineseknotting.org/square/howto-creeper/)

#howto #adventuresintranslation
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Stuffed tube yarn!!
Youtube saw that I was looking at the knotted fabric tube pillow vids and thought I might be interested in (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzPGS2SfanA). Yes, yes I am interested! Didn't bother watching the cat bed video, went straight to the site to look at their fabric tube yarn. Just sent them a question to make sure the stuffing isn't going to turn me into a weepy, runny nosed allergic mess and then I have to decide how many metres of yarn I'll need to get a good set of knots out of it.

Would it be cheaper to buy some discount fabric and stuffing and make my own yarn? Probably??? Would it be as much fun as having ready made meterage to play with? Probably not! 8-) Although, once I try it I may decide I need different diameters and/or colours and then I'll have to make my own * sigh * 8-)

#wheretobuy #cordage
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How to tie knotted fabric tube pillows
The video seems to be in Russian (I'm assuming based on what appears to be Cyrillic text), but is also subtitled in English. The knots shown are the Carrick/double coin mat and a monkey's fist.
#howto #homedec
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How to tie the tassel knot (이중 가노매듭)
Although I'm fairly certain that "이중 가노매듭" translates (properly, name-wise) as "double cross knot"
#howto #wheretolearn #crossKnot #tasselKnot
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Macrame Basics
This very crochet reminiscent "two-sided spiral braid" is what caught my eye on this otherwise relatively nice if unremarkable macramé basics website.

#wheretolearn
Free macrame patterns
Free macrame patterns
olgasmacrame.com
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Mizuhiki kanzashi
I don't know how "vintage" something with velcro can be, but... it is a nice ornament (ignoring the fake (?) hair). I wonder if the seller is hoping that saying the material is gold mizuhiki (in Japanese characters) will obfuscate the truth of this being largely made of gold coloured paper considering the USD$200 ask?
#knotgallery #wheretobuy
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An excellent article about the history of string
Sparked by the recent discovery of a cache of 4000 year old rope.
shared by +PAB IGKT

#knotculture
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Peonies are the new lotuses
A few views including one of the pre-assembly petals. (https://bbs.zhongguojie.org/thread-152092-1-1.html)

A walkthru for how to register with zhongguojie.org (it's free and well worth it):
http://igkt.net/sm/index.php?topic=2022.msg23647#msg23647 #zhongguojieorg #knotgallery #knottedflowers #ornament
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How to macramé a vase shaped earring and flower necklace
Confusingly (?) there are 2 entirely separate how tos (overviews) in this post, a (flat) vase shaped earring and a flower (outline) necklace.
https://bbs.zhongguojie.org/thread-152017-1-1.html

A walkthru for how to register with zhongguojie.org (it's free and well worth it):
http://igkt.net/sm/index.php?topic=2022.msg23647#msg23647 #zhongguojieorg #howto #earring #necklace #knottedflowers
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A pretty macramé gilded lily brooch
Several views, no instructions (https://bbs.zhongguojie.org/thread-151674-1-1.html)

A walkthru for how to register with zhongguojie.org (it's free and well worth it):
http://igkt.net/sm/index.php?topic=2022.msg23647#msg23647 #zhongguojieorg #knotgallery #knottedflowers #brooch
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