How to Make a Box Knot Scoubidou

Three Parts:Making a Box Knot: Method 1Making a Box Knot: Method 2Continuing With a Square Stitch

This is how to do the scoubidou box knot. If you are first starting out with Scoubis, this is a good beginner knot to learn with.

Part 1
Making a Box Knot: Method 1

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    Link the strings together at the middle.
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    Put the bottom red string over the top red string. Do the same with the green string, except use the top string.
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    Put the red string, (the one at the side), over the red loop. Then thread it through the green loop.
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    Do the same with the side green loop.
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    Pull it tight.
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    Put the green strings over, as shown in the picture.
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    Thread the red strings through the green loops.
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    Pull tight. Keep knotting to desired length.

Part 2
Making a Box Knot: Method 2

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    Place one strand horizontal and another vertical on top of it. Make sure they intersect at the middle of each strand.
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    Put your finger on top of the intersection. Take the ends of the horizontal strand and cross them over your finger. Bring them to the opposite ends.
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    Weave the vertical strands through the horizontal. Let the vertical ends cross over your finger and under the horizontal strand on the farther side.
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    Pull all four ends to tighten into a knot.



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Part 3
Continuing With a Square Stitch

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    Make two loops over the center with the horizontal strand.
    • Bend the strand nearest opposite you to make one loop.
    • Bend the other strand nearest to you to make another loop opposite you.
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    Pass one vertical string over the horizontal loop nearest it. Then thread it through the second loop farthest it.
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    Pass the second vertical string over the horizontal loop nearest it. Then thread it through the second loop farthest it.
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    Pull all four strings together. Continue for as long as you need the knot to be.
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    Finished!

Tips

  • Make sure you pull it very tight.
  • Always be sure that both strings are being held.
  • The strings should be of two different colors.

Things You'll Need

  • 2 red strings
  • 2 green strings
  • Scissors (for tidying off, optional)

Article Info

Categories: Knot Tying