Author Topic: How to Tie a Chinese Cloverleaf Knot by TIAT (Video Instructions)  (Read 9774 times)

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It's a wonder why I haven't shown how to tie the Chinese
Cloverleaf Knot
until now.



Effectively a miniature version of the Pan Chang Knot, its
cloverleaf pattern is as much a symbol of good luck in
China, as it is in the west.

Video Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iu37Cdsroec

Hope you enjoy,

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« Last Edit: May 07, 2010, 05:32:18 AM by JD~TIAT »
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Re: How to Tie a Chinese Cloverleaf Knot by TIAT
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2010, 04:59:00 PM »
I usually read the forum via "unread posts since last visit" so I don't pay that much attention to which particular forum a post might actually be on, but then I decided to have another look at JD's latest (on Fancy Knotwork Tutorials for those in similar situations as I was) and I noticed that on this particular forum, the whole first screen are all JD's posts.  Hurrah, JD!

Since JD brought up the topic, I thought I'd continue the conversation with some links to relevant pages and posts on my instructional site and blog.

http://www.chineseknotting.org/flower/
http://www.chineseknotting.org/flower/howto4.html
http://www.chineseknotting.org/flower/howto6.html
http://www.chineseknotting.org/flower/howto8.html
http://www.knottynotions.com/mystic/assembly
http://www.knottynotions.com/2010/march/ru-yi-knot

Also, speaking of pan chang knots, look at this beauty I found, 20x20, I believe the Chinese says.  That's a lot of string!:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/44363934@N06/4469974086/in/pool-chinaknotart

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Re: How to Tie a Chinese Cloverleaf Knot by TIAT
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2010, 04:41:42 AM »
the video isn't there anymore?

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Re: How to Tie a Chinese Cloverleaf Knot by TIAT
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2010, 07:04:28 AM »
That 20 x 20 Pang Chang is off the hook!

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Re: How to Tie a Chinese Cloverleaf Knot by TIAT
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2010, 04:54:24 PM »
looks like some group was having a challenge, here's a post with details in English.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/chinaknotart/4147961310/in/set-72157622640929593/

Knotting 20 cycles reborn knot need 1 working day. And than spend 30 hours for adjustment. Nobody can use needle & pad knotting it. 16.5cmX16.5cm. Starting rope (diameter 2 mm) is 32 meter. Remain rope 2.5 meter after finished.

32 metres of cord, and 54 hrs of work.  don't be using that for a coaster!  8)

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Re: How to Tie a Chinese Cloverleaf Knot by TIAT
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2010, 08:42:41 PM »
Just...Wow!  :o

I'm sincerely blown away by that.

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