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 roug... More »

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, t... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting

To create a personal website with The Knot, go to the site, select a theme, enter an e-mail to save the page and then personalize it before making it public. The free wedding website has its own unique URL and can be sha... More » Technology Internet & Networking

To make a traditional bow, cut a crisp ribbon to the desired length, form it into equal loops, cross the loops, knot them, and adjust the loops and tails to the desired size. Alternatively, make a fuller traditional bow ... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting

To crochet the star stitch pattern, chain the required number of stitches, form and pull through the required number of loops on the hook, and half double crochet in the final stitch. Use loops and half double crochet st... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting

Crochet and macrame have similar finished products, but crochet involves the use of a crochet needle and loops of yarn, while macrame involves various intricate knots in the yarn. Macrame was popular with 19th century sa... More »

To make a stitch when knitting, knit in the front and back loops of the same existing stitch, or make one knit stitch between the two existing stitches. The former method forms a bump on the pattern, whereas the latter m... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting