Archive for the Chinese knots Category

Rose Brooch

Rose Brooch

Materials Number 4 thread 30cm x 9 pieces (9 roses) Number 7 rose leaves 6 or 9 pieces Number 26 metal wires x 3 (split into 9) Ribbon 30cm x 1 Some green tape Safety(brooch) pin x 1 1. First make a button knot as a rose bud, the number of these made is to [...]

Lucky Water Margin Chinese Knot Instructions

This is our first article with full instructions to create a chinese knot hanger. This knot is a base knot and is known by many names. I just call it the lucky water margin chinese knot as the bulky pear form reminds me of a water margin often used in chinese legends. Naturally, it’s charm [...]

Slanted knot

Slanted knot

Using the furthest thread on the left as starting point, then continue using the next thread left to right as shown. Using the furthest thread on the right as starting point, then continue from the next thread right to left as shown.

Left-right wheel knot

Left-right wheel knot

Basic technique for chinese knots: Left-right wheel knot

Double entwined knot

Double entwined knot

To continue our basic chinese knot technique-series Double entwined knot Read to learn more:

Snake knot

Snake knot

The difference between the golden hoop knot and the snake knot is that the golden hoop knot loops across 2 loops, whereas the snake knot loops through only one

Golden hoop chinese knot

Golden hoop chinese knot

The golden hoop knot is another base technique for creating chinese knots. It looks a lot like a number 8 knot.

Reverse number eight (8) knot

Reverse number eight (8) knot

The 4th base technique for creating chinese knots. The reverse 8. It’s the same steps as the normal 8, but the direction of the thread is different, technique the same.

Number eight (8) knot

Number eight (8) knot

The instructions to make another base chinese knot. The number 8 knot.

Button knot -base technique-

Button knot -base technique-

Another base technique. The threads are colour coded to make it easier for you to recognize.