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Questions tagged [knots]

This tag is to be used for questions about tying knots in or between string or rope, or other strands of material

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How can I precisely and quickly tie loops of line?

I need to tie together about 58 strings of variable lengths with loops on each end (see pic) The problem that I'm having is cutting the length consistently. I need to cut the lengths accurately to ...
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How do I join polyester tubular yarn skeins together?

I'm working on a moss stitch knit baby blanket with Hobbycraft's In The Zone tubular yarn, which is 100% polyester. I've come to the end of my first skein and I'm struggling to figure the best way to ...
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How do I evenly space my knots for my hanging craft project?

I'm attempting to make a ladder-like structure completely out of fishing line. I'm trying to avoid any extra materials such as rings, hooks or crimping sleeves because I want this to be as low-...
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How to knot an elastic cord into a circle?

I'm going to be tying some elastic cord (the kind that's about 2 mm thick) into circles about 6 inches in diameter. The circles will be subject to a fair amount of stretching, but nothing excessive. ...
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Is there a good technique or tool to keep long macrame threads from getting tangled?

I'm working on a macrame belt, so I need pretty long threads for my project. How can I handle those, without them getting tangled? I've already tried two different things: Just leave them as they ...