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Offline asemery

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Fiador knot
« on: April 11, 2018, 07:58:38 AM »
fiador knot

step 1.
Fold cord in half and bring folded end over itself to form upper loop of fiador

step 2.
Bring the 2 ends under the loop to borm the bottom loopa of the fiador

step 3.
Turn the bottom strand of the upper loop over the top strand and shift the inner circle to the left over the outer circle (circle made inn step 1

step 4.
Bring right hand end over, under the two strands of the loop

step 5.
Bting left hand end - under, over the two strands

step 6.
and bring that same end under everything and up through the  inner loop as shown

step 7.
Bring the remaining end under and up through the outer loop

step 8.
Grap the two ends and the upper loop in one hand, and the two lower loops in the other hand and pull in oppposite directions to form the knot

step 9.
Slowly, one strtand at a time tighten the knot to form the fiador k

You can use it as it stands ot tie another fiador above it as I did here

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Re: Fiador knot
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2018, 08:50:11 AM »
I only do what the voices in my wife's head tell her to tell me to do.

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Re: Fiador knot
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2018, 09:10:44 AM »
VERY HELPFUL instructional sequence, Tony!   I tried it and actually got it the first time, but it'll take me more than just once to remember it all. :P
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Re: Fiador knot
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2018, 10:38:09 AM »
Thanks Tony, that is a good instructional set of photos.
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Re: Fiador knot
« Reply #4 on: April 11, 2018, 03:50:48 PM »
Cool, I can think of a dozen uses immediately. Thank you!!
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