'Twas the knot before Christmas ...
That may be taking liberty with the Clement Moore
poem about Saint Nick's visit. However, here's a crafty
little way to share your knotting skill with your friend's
for the holiday.
Click on the image for a color view.
The wreath is made with a flat version of a 3 lead by 7 bight
by two pass turkshead. The bow is a square bow knot. Tied in green jute
with a red gros grain ribbon bow it make a nice little tree ornament for
The turks head is made basically by wrapping three times around
the hand and using a simple three line braid technique except done in a
circle. Once ends are aligned one is worked back following the original
path. Having completed the braid work into a flat form as shown in