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Chinese Knotting Tutorial- How to Tie a Snake Knot

Summary: The snake knots are used as a fundamental pattern in a bracelet, or other parts in form of strip. Check the following step-by-step tutorial, you will figure out how to tie a snake knot in details.

This is the other way to tie a snake knot, whose process methods are different from the snake knot tutorials we've given before.it does really functional because it makes an awesome chain pattern.

How to tie a snake knot?

Step1: Prepare two cords, about 80cm long at least. In this Chinese knot tutorial, I adopted two colors, black and red;

Prepare two cords

Step2: Nip one end of both cords in your hand. Next, wrap the black working end for two full turns around the index finger and red cord;

wrap the black working end for two full turns around the index finger

Step3: Direct the red working end through the coils from back to front, over the tail of black cord end;

direct the red working end through the coils from back to front

Step4: Take off all turns from your fingers, tighten gradually;

Take off all turns from your fingers

Step5: Arrange you cord loops and this is a separate snake knot;

this is a separate snake knot

Step6: To work the next knot, just loosen the latter black loop;

loosen the latter black loop

Step7: Rotate the red working end in a clockwise direction, passing under the tail of black cord end;

rotate the red working end in a clockwise direction

Step8: Pull two working ends tightly;

Pull two working ends tightly

Step9: Keep working the step5~7 for a continual snake knot chain.

finished snake knots

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