Chinese, Celtic & Ornamental Knots


"More than 40 projects in contemporary and traditional styles; over 30 knots, complete with diagrams; more than 500 step-by-step photographs"--P. [4] of cover.
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"More than 40 projects in contemporary and traditional styles; over 30 knots, complete with diagrams; more than 500 step-by-step photographs"--P. [4] of cover.
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From the Publisher

"Throughout the knots are explained in detail with clear, step by step, coloured diagrams which are easy to follow. The book contains more than 40 projects for you to try including necklaces, bracelets, earrings and brooches." —Bead Society of Great Britain Journal
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781844488148
  • Publisher: Search Press, Limited
  • Publication date: 8/1/2012
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 531,460
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Suzen Millodot is an artist who has taught batik for many years in Canada, Hong Kong, and Wales. She is the author of "Celtic Knots for Beaded Jewellery," "Chinese Knots for Beaded Jewellery," "Micro Macrame Jewellery," ""and "Ornamental Knots for Beaded Jewellery."
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Table of Contents

Materials and equipment 6


Beads and pendants


Other items

Preparing cords 10

Calculating lengths of cord

Preparing cord ends

Dyeing cords

Tying knots 13

Weaving the knot

Tightening the knot

Button knots 14

Single button knot necklace

Tying button knots with two cord ends

Chinese Knots 22


Tying Chinese knots

Button knots 26

Double button knot pendant necklace

Double button knot necklace

Three-colour button knot bracelet

Flat button knot 32

Tying the knot

Cross knot 34

Tying the knot

Cross knot necklace with flat button

knot fastener

Double coin knot 38

Tying the knot with one end of a cord

Tying the knot with two ends of a cord

Double coin knot necklace

Double connection knot 42

Tying the knot

Prosperity knot 43

Tying the knot

Prosperity knot and double connection

knot necklace

Clover leaf knot 46

Tying the knot

Clover leaf knot necklace

Good luck knot 50

Tying the knot

Good luck knot pendant necklace

Pan chang knot 54

Tying the knot

Pan chang knot necklace

Snake knot 58

Tying the knot

Snake knot necklace

Round brocade knot 62

Tying the knot

Round brocade knot necklace

Virtue knot 64

Tying the knot

Virtue knot bracelet

Flat knot 68

Tying the knot

Flat knot choker

Plafond knot 70

Tying the knot

Plafond knot necklace

Celtic Knots 74


Celtic interlace and knotwork

Tying and tightening Celtic knots

Braid knot 78

Plaits 82

Three-stranded plait

Four-stranded plait

Plaited necklace with beads

King Solomon's plait necklace

Four-strand plaited necklace with pendant

Turk's head knot 90

Turk's Head bangle

Flat Turk's head pendant

Turk's Head ring

Figure of eight chains 98

Figure of eight chain bangle

Horizontal figure of eight chain

Horizontal figure of eight chain necklace

Interlaced knots 106

Celtic cross

Circle of Life earrings

Triangular knot earrings

Two heart brooch

Josephine knot necklace

Celtic square knot necklace

Rectangular Celtic knot necklace

Ornamental Knots 132

Pineapple knot 134

Pineapple knot bracelet

Chain knot 140

Phoenix tail necklace

Guinevere knot 146

Guinevere's necklace

Epaulette knot 152

Epaulette knot bracelet

Firecracker knot 158

Firecracker knot earrings

Pipa knot 164

Pipa knot earrings

Square knot 168

Macramé necklace

Four-leaved clover knot 176

Four-Leaved clover necklace

Virtue knot 184

Dragonfly brooch

Index 192

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