What's nice about this decorative knot is that
both loops are adjustable. When you enlarge
one loop, the other becomes smaller. Pulling
will also change the size of one loop.
It's best to use the ends for other knots, or
finish them off somehow, so you can control the
size of the loops.
This knot design can be used for items like
Macrame earrings, where you need two loops to
attach hooks and beads. It's also a
good way to suspend plant hangers and hanging
tables if you don't have a ring at the top.
Note: I do not know the official
name for this nautical knot, so if anyone has
information about it, please contact me.
To practice, you need one cord, at least 36
When including this knot in a Macrame project, add
an extra 12 inches to the cord lengths
required for the item you are making.
1: Secure one end of the
cord to your board. Move the working
end to the left
and make Bight
Bring it back to the right
and then to the left,
to make Bight
Both bights will become the two loops
2: Move the working
end to the right, passing it between
This forms the third
area (X), which is an important
part of the wrapped element.
Step 3: Begin
wrapping the working end by crossing it over to
the area between
bight B and area X, at the top of the
Double Loop Wrap design.
Next, move it under
Bring it towards
you, to the front.
Keep wrapping, moving right
to left, towards area
X. You can wrap as many
times as you wish.
4: After several wraps,
the three bights will look like loops (A,
Pass the working end through area
X on the left, from front to
5: Pull the SECURED
end of the cord.
X will moveinside
the wrapped portion, securing the working
The Double Loop Wrap is finished, so you
can now use the ends for other knots or
finish them off.
To adjust the size of
Loop B, pull on Loop A.
To adjust Loop A, pull on Loop B or the secured
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