Flat Knot
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This is one of the simplest knots to make. Frequently used to decorate toys, like little string dolls.

Materials:
Use two pieces of No. 5 thread of various lengths depending on the use.

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Step 1. Place one string horizontally on mat. Place second string folded at the midpoint over horizontal thread. Fasten with pin. View Step 1

Step 2. Take right end of horizontal string and loop over vertical strands. View Step 2

Step 3. Take left end of horizontal string tuck under two vertical strands. View Step 3

Step 4. Pul left end over outer loop, tighten string and Flat Knot is complete. View Step 4

Step 5. This knot can be continued again and again until the desired number is reached.

Flat Knot