Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Braid a Celtic heart knot
- 10 September 2012
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This is a traditional Celtic craft knot. Only, I am not tightening the knot and am braiding it with foliage.
Make a knot from a blade of grass, palm or a section of ripped flax, as I did here
Bend both ends up to point to the top
Bend the right leg in and weave it under the middle blade of grass
Pull the blade end through the knot
Bend the blade and weave it under the outside loop of the knot
Weave the blade over the inside knot
Under the next piece and over and out to complete the knot.
Bend the middle point at the bottom at a sharp angle. Then wiggle and pull the knot tighter to shape the heart.
Using a thicker blade of grass to braid the Celtic heart knot
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