Description: The Alternating
Half Hitch is tied to form a chain, also called
In the example shown here, one cord holds the
knot and the other one
is used to tie the Half Hitch. Then
In some vintage patterns, the name of this
knot is the Chain Stitch. In
more modern texts, this design is sometimes
called the Zigzag Braid.
This decorative knot can be used to make a
simple bracelet or necklace, as well as a
Belts, wind chimes, and other long items can
also be made with this knot.
There are other similar techniques listed under
Each of the designs on that page feature the
use of a separate holding cord.
Two working cords tie the Half Hitches onto it,
instead of each other.
Hitch Bracelet features this
knot, if you want to practice it by actually