No need for a clasp with this adjustable knot. Make a versatile piece that will go from short to long depending on your outfit.
You can use this great beginner technique in our Love And Friendship Necklace Inspiration Project and our Nutcracker Necklace Inspiration Project. Both projects come with FREE instructions and supply list. You can purchase everything to make them right here! Happy beading and happy knotting!
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You will need scissors to cut your cord. We used these Beading Scissors with 1-1/4 inch Blade.
Here is a great video on how to use our Beading Scissors with 1-1/4 inch Blade.
Start with the two ends of your cord. I am using two different colors for demonstration purposes. Cord A represents the left side of your piece and cord B represents the right side of your piece.
Cross cord A over cord B.
Wrap cord A behind and around cord B.
Wrap cord A behind and around cord B again. This will create two wraps.
Loop the end of cord A back through the two loops that you created.
Pull cord A taut.
One side of your adjustable knot is finished.
To start the second side of your adjustable knot, wrap cord B behind and around cord A.
Wrap cord B behind and around cord A again. This will create two wraps.
Loop the end of cord B back through the two loops that you created.
Pull cord B taut.
The second side of your adjustable knot is now finished.
To now adjust your piece from long to short, pull on both ends of your cord.
The knots will slide over the cord.
Congratulations! You now have an adjustable knot!
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