The Snake Braid is sometimes called the
Snake Weave as well as the Cross Braid. The
sennit is formed by crossing cords and has a small
amount of weaving as well. It's easy to make
and suitable for kid's and beginner's projects.
This plait is usually tied around a loop.
Not so in this case. The ends are free, to
make the crossings easier to manage.
In the example shown, a simple loop is formed at
the top, with a Square Knot.
Since this decorative knot is suitable for Macrame
bracelets and belts, you will need to form a loop
for a clasp, and this method is one option.
You can use a different knot for the loop and in
the finishing steps if you prefer a different
Be sure to use a project board and pins while
learning this style of braiding.
Here are other types of braid styles you may wish