Step-by-Step guide to Clove Hitch Knot (left to right) with pictures.
The clove hitch knot is one of the most versatile knots in macramé designs. There are four main styles of clove hitch knots:
Clove hitch knots are used in many different patterns to create designs like flowers, leaves, geometric shapes, separators, and so much more.
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If you use your right hand to hold the filler cord, use your left hand to grab the working cord and throw OVER the filler cord then pull through from UNDER the filler cord to the left. So just remember OVER, UNDER x2 for each working cord.
(If you check out the CHK from the right, it is the mirror opposite. Hold the filler cord with your left hand, use your right hand to throw working cord OVER the filler cord then pull through from UNDER the filler cord to the right.)
Clove hitch knot is very popular in macramé design as it creates lines. You can create very intricate designs using the clove hitch knot – you can create horizontal lines, circles, curves and so on.
Look for my other posts with CHK horizontal, and diagonal from the right.