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;
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;
Step3: Direct the red working end through the coils from back to front, over the tail of black cord end;
Step4: Take off all turns from your fingers, tighten gradually;
Step5: Arrange you cord loops and this is a separate snake knot;
Step6: To work the next knot, just loosen the latter black loop;
Step7: Rotate the red working end in a clockwise direction, passing under the tail of black cord end;
Step8: Pull two working ends tightly;
Step9: Keep working the step5~7 for a continual snake knot chain.
This is an awesome friendship bracelet consisted of the Snake Knots primarily. Love it? Click the picture for all details! Friendship Bracelets Out of Carrick Bend and Alpine Bend