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To make a Chinese knot, also called a good luck knot, start with a cross shape, fold the loops over each other, weave the final loop, tighten, repeat all the steps, and adjust the "ears." Making a Chinese knot takes roughly 20 minutes and requires a length of cord, pins...


To remove hair knots, isolate the knot from the rest of your hair and attempt to remove it with your fingers. Wet your hair and apply warm olive oil direct to the knot. With a wide tooth comb, gently brush through the hair.


To tie a basic square knot, cross a rope over itself to form a loop and then wrap one of the ends once around the loop to create what is known as a "throw". Take the end of the rope that was used to create the first throw, and wrap it around the other part of the rope t...


Japanese knotweed is an invasive species of plant that was first introduced to the United States from Japan in the late 1800s. It is also known as fleeceflower, huzhang, Mexican bamboo, Hancock's curse, monkeyweed or by its scientific name, Fallopia japonica.


To make a slip knot, create a loop in the rope, yarn or other material, secure the loop where the material crosses, make a loop with one free end of the line, and pull it through the original loop. To tighten the knot, twist your right hand clockwise.


A variety of fishing line knots are used by fisherman to affix lures or join lines. The type of knot most suitable is ultimately dependent on the pole, lure, line material and other factors. Popular fishing line knots include the Palomar, Improved Clinch, Surgeon's, San...


The strongest terminal knot is the Six Turn San Diego jam, which wraps around both the line and the end of the line. When tying this knot, first thread the line through the hook, and then pull the end roughly ten inches from the hook.