Decorative Knot Tying Guide-How to Tie a Monkey Fist Knot
Summary: The monkey knots is one of excellent decorative knot tying patterns. It is a unique method to conclude the end of cord but seldom used in common macrame works due to its complicated when practicing.
Monkey fist knot can be used as a pendant, or as a component of your jewelry designs. Let's look at how to tie a monkey fist knot next!
How to tie a monkey fist knot
To work the monkey fist, you may need to prepare at least 100cm long cord.
Step1: Use your index and middle finger of left hand, secure the starting end tip by your thumb and start to wrap the other working end of the cord three full turns around two fingers;
Step2: Wrap the working end around three previous circles made in step1 for another three times;
Step3: Pass the working end through the middle of the cords to direct it from right to left;
Step4: Take the coils off your fingers and hold all circles in place carefully. Wrap the working end around the previous three coils in step2 in the same way;
Step5: Tighten the coils one after one, take your time and be patient until you have a neatly finished monkey fist knot.
If you have mastered monkey knots tying, I'd like to introduce you button knot- another beautiful decorative knot, keep going!