i need a little help pleeease

chaoticender 3/28/2022 06:27 pm 349

so im in the middle of my first cuff using a pattern, and its also my first time using the fishing line type string (its clear and slightly stretchy) and i need to tie on new string to continue. any advice on how to tie it without it coming undone? thank you happy

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Mar 29, 2022 5:47 pm

@SCP: yea once i finish this spool, im switching back lol

Mar 29, 2022 7:01 am

Take the ends of the strings and put them around 1 finger like you're tying a balloon, and then make a knot and cut off the excess kao smile

basically a knot but with 2 strings instead of one TwT

Mar 29, 2022 5:59 am

hot glue the knot!!

-eridan

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Mar 28, 2022 8:01 pm

i do one square knot and then a few overhand knots with the excess string!! very secure :3

Mar 28, 2022 7:06 pm

I used to use that string and what worked for me was tying a really good surgeon's or fisherman's knot and then slathering the knot in Elmer's glue. I've also heard nail polish works, but I quickly switched to fabric-covered elastic after struggling with clear cord so I haven't tried it

Mar 28, 2022 7:00 pm

@gasky: this worked awesome thanks!!

Mar 28, 2022 6:41 pm

use nal polish to secure the knot it works really well

Mar 28, 2022 6:35 pm

use pliers to hold the edges together and do a figure 8 knot, pull tightly from every end

Mar 28, 2022 6:33 pm

I just tie it really tight about a million times and it hasn't failed me yet