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Wrapped Knot

Extract from All Points Patchwork • By Diane Gilleland • Published by Storey

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5 mins

How to Make a Wrapped Knot
The simplest method is something I call a wrapped knot. Here’s how to do it:

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  • How to tie a knot. Wrapped Knot - Step 1
    Step 1

    First, wrap the end of the thread around your index finger twice.

  • How to tie a knot. Wrapped Knot - Step 2
    Step 2

    Use your thumb to gently roll the thread off your finger. As you do this, those wraps will become twisted together and form a ring.

  • How to tie a knot. Wrapped Knot - Step 3
    Step 3

    Then, use another finger to anchor the top of the loop against your thumb, and slide it down to the end of the thread. That will cause the loop to gather up into a knot. Pull the knot tight. It may take a little practice to get the hang of this technique, but once you do, it’s a quick, secure knot for hand sewing.

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