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Project

Nautical Square Knot

 A simple square knot adds a hint of the sea to any summer table setting. Use this knot to make our Rope Tablecloth Anchor

Steps

  1. Step 1

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    Wrap a length of rope under the table, with the ends of the rope facing up. Pull the ends parallel with one end in each hand, as shown in photo 2.

  2. Step 2

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    Loop the rope in your left hand over the rope in your right hand, then pull it under the rope in your right hand.

  3. Step 3

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    Create a circle with the ends, placing the rope in your left hand over the rope in your right hand.

  4. Step 4

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    Pull the rope on top under the rope on the bottom to create a knot.

  5. Step 5

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    Pull the ends taut, and tie them under the table.

Reviews (3)

  • 26 Jul, 2012

    Super idea, and adds to the theme. Great pictures of the how to make the square knot. Previous viewers there are arrows to click on in order to view all 6 pictures showing how to make this knot. Illustrated greatly..Thanks for the idea..

  • 14 Jul, 2012

    Agree with the previous comment. No pictures. How come?

    Jordan

  • 14 Jul, 2012

    Well- what is this?First it is loading SLOW than- there is no picture how to make that knot...So often your site does not work as it should- since reputation of Martha Stuart krafts'.I am disapointed