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(( Buckle )) Half Hitch Knot

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1. Half Hitch Knot Buckle

Half Hitch Knot Buckle

This variation on the bracelet buckle is made with two threads, used alternately.

Choose a pattern with an even number of threads for each colour and cut each thread twice as long as you would if you weren't starting with a loop ;-)
Make the threads you're going to use for the loop about 20 cm longer than the others. If your pattern uses 4 or more threads of one colour you might want to make the loop one colour - if it only uses 2 threads of each colour, go for a two-coloured loop.

Make a knot in the middle, and fasten it to a clipboard - or, like I did, pin it to the back of your ever-handy swivel chair.

In picture 1 I've already singled out the colours I'll be using for the loop; one pink and one purple.

In picture 2 the pink thread is used to make the first hitch of a backwards knot over all the threads, barring the purple.

In picture 3 the purple thread make the first hitch of a forwards knot over all the threads, barring the pink.

Continue alternating knots with pink and purple for about 3 cm. Unpin it, undo the knot, bend the whole thing over to create a buckle and continue knotting!

Editors

The original author of this tutorial is spiffehgymnast, but it has also been edited by Foz, Jeckle, Lovemenot, Sareana, Ducttape10, Kestrel and Alicat. The tutorial was last updated 4 years ago.

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