Cloverleaf Knot
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This knot resembles a three-leaf clover and is a symbol of good luck. There are many varieties of this knot with many applications. It is popular knot.

Materials:
Use No. 5 thread of 12 inches in length.

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Step 1. Form the letter M with the string and hold in place with pins. View Step 1

Step 2. Take the right bend in the “M” and tuck it under the left leg of “M” and fasten with pin. View Step 2

Step 3. Take right strand again and make a figure 8 loop the top one goes into the loop just formed in the previous step. Fasten again with pin. Also fasten the other part of the 8 with pin. View Step 3

Step 4. Again take the left strand slip it through the first figure 8 loop. View Step 4

Step 5. Take right strand again and thread through original bottom loop from the bottom. View Step 5

Step 6. Finally take the same strand double back and bring it through the top loop again from the bottom. (students must watch the video closely for these complicated procedures which are to difficult to explain in words.) View Step 6

Step 7. Tighten string to form the knot. View Step 7

Hints:
Follow the four steps depicted in the figures. Lay down the knot on a table and pull in the directions the arrows show. Adjust the size of each lobe to be equal.

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