To tie the overhand knot, make a loop and pass one end of the string through the loop and tighten by pulling both ends. To tie a double overhand knot, make a loop and pass one end of the string through the loop twice before pulling both ends to tighten the knot. To tie a surge ...more
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This video is an instructional video on creating and using the right half knot spiral knot tying technique for creating hemp jewelry. The technique creates items like anklets, bracelets, chokers, and necklaces. Also, creator of the video demonstrates every step and procedure f ...more
Are you trying to construct your dream house with your own two hands? Learn the tricks of the trade and watch this video tutorial on how to tie a string line.
Learn how to string and knot onto a nylon wire and also how to make a macrame slide knot.
In jewelry making, string art is one of those techniques that creates a complicated looking result but is actually very easy to do. Composed of differently hued strings wrapped around a teardrop shaped pendant, string art can be used for various jewelry projects. You can make ...more
In this video we learn how to tie a pretzel knot for hemp jewelry. First, making a loop with the chords in your right hand and place them over the left chords. Hold the loose ends on the right side and take the chords from the left hand. Go over the right chords and then up th ...more
Christina, from Brightling Beads shows you how to tie a variety of knots in this video demonstration. This allows you to make a variety of jewelry, using various forms of knot tying. She will show you how to do an overhand knot, double hand knot, square knot, lariat knot, figu ...more
One of the hardest parts about jewelry making is the knot-tying. It's an intricate process, much like jewelry making in general, which is meticulous and dexterous. Working with leather is also more difficult because of it's thickness and un-malleable contour. This demonstratio ...more
A video tutorial that shows how to tie a half square knot AKA spiral knot. You can use this knot to make various types of hemp jewelry. Video: .
In this clip, you'll learn how to string up a uke with a standard tie-style bridge. If you want to get really good at playing the ukulele, it stands to reason that your instrument will need strings on it. Happily, the Internet is awash in high-quality video lessons like this o ...more
Utleyville Hemp teaches us how to tie a slide loop clasp for all your hemp jewelry. First tie three square knots at the top then tie something like a switch knot. First take your knotters and bring them to the inside and tie a square knot or two square knots if you feel like i ...more
In this video, we learn how to tie a left half knot spiral for hemp jewelry. First, get two bead carriers in the center and have one strand in each hand. Then, take the left hand and place it over the bead carrier. Then, take the right hand and go over the cross section. Tie t ...more
This video tutorial demonstrates how to tie a figure eight knot. You can use this knot as an alternative to the overhand knot for starting and ending your hemp jewelry pieces such as necklaces, bracelets, chokers, and anklets. Video: .
In this video the host of "Tying It All Together" demonstrates how to create a "Eternity Knot". This type of knot is an attractive way to decorate a rope or string. Strung along one after another on a rope or string, it creates elongated bead-like knots at intervals of your ch ...more
Knotting techniques are essential to learn for cord, leather, or even wire jewelry. A professional looking knot serves functional purposes, and can eliminate the need for clasps, closures, or attaching pieces. Learn how to tie a slip, slide, and lark's head knot by watching th ...more
A step by step video tutorial on how to tie a vertical larks head knot. Video: .
The Hempdiaries believes that you too can create a bracelet using hemp and jewelry accessories. The narrator first begins by showing you what the two mandatory materials you will need which are hemp and a dowel rod. To begin he shows you how set the dowel rod between your knee ...more
Start with a polymer clay rose, some beads and elastic thread. Thread a big-eye needle, and then string the beads along your elastic thread. Once you have enough beads, string on your clay rose. Then tie off, and you have a fun piece of rosy jewelry!
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a beaded watch band with a non-loop watch face. Begin by cutting 2 pieces of the stringing materials to approximately 10 inches. Then put one end of the string through the hole of the watch face and pull it to about halfway. No ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to truss poultry. Trussing is a technique that helps keep poultry in shape when cooking. To truss a chicken, begin by tucking the wing under the chicken and then flip it over. Wrap the string around the drumsticks, pull the string out ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a 3D ribbon cuff out of beads. First, you will need a cuff that is already made, then use the string that is hanging off the end. Put on one bead, then thread it through the bead next to it. Continue this all the way around the cuff. Now, ...more
In order to make Oven Roasted Chicken, you will need the following ingredients: a whole chicken, butter or oil, salt, pepper, thyme, rosemary, and garlic. First, remove the wishbone. Cut it away with a knife and pull it away with your fingers. Cut away the wing tips. Season i ...more
Trussing is a technique that helps poultry keep its shape and cook evenly. This video demonstrates how to truss a chicken, wrap and tie the string, and tuck the wings so your finished roast chicken will look like a picture from a magazine. Note that you can also truss turkey, ...more
Tie dying a spider design on a t-shirt starts by folding the t-shirt in half vertically. Between one quarter and one half of the way down the shirt grab a piece of the shirt and spin around the table to create a coil of the shirt. Tie a string around the outside of the coil to ...more
It's easy to craft custom jewelry at home. To string a pendant onto a necklace you will need an extension chain, a trigger clasp, cord tips and jump rings. Learn how to string a pendant for a necklace by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial.
You will Need! 1 box of detergent (should be at least 3/4 full) 1 foot of string Cutting tool and sharp object, such as screwdriver Setting Up! Empty out the box into another container. On the bottom of the box, make 3 cuts to make a flap, bend that flap up and down to ma ...more
The idea is to trick your roommate into opening a can of oatmeal that will be booby-trapped. The outcome will be hilarious, considering your roommate doesn't punch you in the face. Prank demo. Tools and Materials As far as tools and materials go, you'll need the following: 1 ...more
Learn how to cut a beer bottle in half! That's right, watch this video tutorial to learn how to cut a beer bottle in half with acetone, string and fire. You'll also need the glass bottle to be empty, and probably a pair of scissors. What you do is tie a piece of string around ...more
In order to make a door alarm out of a mouse trap, you will need the following materials: a mouse trap, a clamp, 2 screws, caps, a piece of string, scissors, a screw driver, a drill bit, a hex-head screw, an a piece of aluminum from a soda pop can. Drill a hole in the mousetr ...more
You're in the wild, without rope or string and you need something to tie down your tent. What do you do? Well, if you have that ever handy roll of duct tape you're in luck. This survival tip shows how to turn a piece of duct tape into a handy length of cord to use however you ...more
Try corn on the cob with a little outdoor flavor! This video will show you the steps to grilling corn on the cob. If you've never had, then you're missing out a crunchy corn cob delight! The trick is, when peeling the husks back, leave them attached and tie them together with ...more
I decided to make a quick banner for my RC plane. It was basically free, but you might need to get a few materials if you don't have them. My plane is a Hobbyzone Champ, which is a hardy but tiny plane, weighing only 1.3 ounces with the battery. My how-to is modeled after this ...more
Paracord, or parachute cord, is one of the most versatile ropes out there. Originally made for parachute suspension during WWII, it is now used for everything from tying knots during a camping trip to weaving sturdy bracelets as a fun DIY project. The tutorial featured in this ...more
Here is a very crafty and cute way to create a wind chime out of old salt and pepper shakers that can be found either around your house or bought at second hand stores and a small tin tray or plate to hang your shakers from. A bit of out door or water-proof glue and some color ...more
Jad Cooper shows us how to make perfect couscous. First, soak the chickpeas, then peel and cut some turnips, a cauliflower or cabbage, some zucchini, sweet potato, green peppers, onions and tomatoes. Wash some cilantro and tie it up with string so it doesn’t fall apart during ...more
In this Music & Instruments video tutorial you will learn how to change the nylon strings on a classical guitar. Take the peg winder and unwind all the old strings. Then unravel all the strings from the bridge. Make sure the bridge doesn‚Äôt fall off. Take a new string and ins ...more
To make a french spiral bouquet you first start with straight stemmed flowers such as roses. It is very important that you rid the stems of foliage such as leaves as well as removing all the thorns. You can do this by using a gardening glove or washcloth and sliding it down th ...more
Unlike being a square, being a square knot means you're multifaceted, fun, and unique. Of course, we're talking about square knots in friendship bracelet/jewelry making, in which you utilize two different colors of string to create a tight zig zag knot pattern followed by loop ...more
The Byzantine pattern is a variation on the box chain pattern, it just has two extra links per unit. This tutorial shows you how you can make a string of chainmail using this beautiful pattern, that you can eventually turn into jewelry.
Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a simple chain jeweler's knot. Chain knots are attractive knots and are used in a lot of jewelry projects. The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, you know how to go about making it. For an easy-to-fo ...more
Learn how to tie the trucker's hitch knot. The trucker's hitch knot is one of those boating knots that once you learn it, you wonder how you ever got along without it! Use this knot to cinch down a load on you car top, boat, horseback, you name it. This combination of knots al ...more
When you think of flower brooches, you probably imagine those dusty, ancient things your grandmother used to wear on her wool cardigan. But brooches can be uber cool - and even street chic - when done in a vintage/Steampunk style. Check out this video to learn how to craft a ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a daisy variation beaded ring. First, thread your needle with 1 yard of fire line. After this, string eight of the 4mm beads onto the thread. Tie these into a loop, then thread the 8mm bead down to the loop and run the needle through the ...more
If your idea of jewelry making is simply strining on glass beads and vintage knick knacks onto a string and then adding a clasp, then you have some serious learning to do. While in the end creativity trumps all, it's important for many intricate projects that you calculate exa ...more
He explains how to tie a "blood knot" and what the blood knot is used for, which is joining two separated rope/string ends. He demonstrates the knot, which starts by taking the two lines and lining them up one on top of the other, so they are parallel to each other. Then, star ...more
Are you a big jewelry fanatic who's looking to venture into making some jewelry of your own? Well, this video is the perfect place to start off making professional quality jewelry off the bat. Using a beginner technique called pearl knotting, you'll learn how to string togeth ...more
To start off making your bouquet, you must start by crossing the stems instead of going straight up and down. The crossing action will give you a round bouquet. Choose the size of the bouquet to match the bride and to match the dress. If it's a big dress with lots of action, y ...more
Kipkay is at it again with his pranks. In this video, he shares four fun and easy pranks that anyone can do to drive their friends (or victims) crazy! Their all very simple. They include a cell phone prank, a floss prank, and more! #1 - Confetti Kablooey For this prank, you ...more
Learn how to make a homemade kite with this video. To do this you will need a regular plastic bag, some plastic straws, string and scissors. Begin by using the scissors to cut the bag in half, around the edges. Once you have this, make a rhombus shape out of it. You will need ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a toy parachute. The materials required are: lightweight fabric, ruler, scissors, string, 4 hole button and a toy army man. Begin by measuring a 10x10 inch square on the fabric and cut it out. Fold over each of the 4 corners an ...more
This video tutorial is in the Arts & Crafts category where you will learn how to knot pearl beads from Brenda. Pearl knotting is making a simple knot between each pearl on a strand. They not only give a professional look, they also keep the pearls in place and prevent them fro ...more
Clam Shell end tips, or knot covers, are normally used when you are stringing pearls or other beads on silk or nylon thread. They cover the knots on the ends of the thread so they can't be seen. First take your string and tie a double overhand knot on one end leaving a half o ...more
It's the American way. Bacon & guns. Here it is, step-by-step instructions for cooking bacon with an actual machine gun, via Reddit. Wrap the barrel in tin foil. Then wrap bacon around it, & tie with string. Wrap more tin foil around it, and once again tie it down with strin ...more
Ok, shutterbug, you need to keep your camera from shaking, but there’s no tripod in sight. Relax--you can still get the perfect shot. Here a couple easy tricks to help you get a steady shot without a tripod. You will need: -a piece of string as tall as you -a beanbag -a quart ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to create super hero cape party favors. First, take a plastic red table cover and remove it from the package. Next, open it up and fold it in half twice, so you end up with a rectangle. Then, take scissors and cut a large triangle shape out of th ...more
Pranks are easy to do, and this prank is no exception, but that doesn't mean they aren't funny as hell. Check out this video tutorial to learn how to pull a door tug of war prank in any environment, preferably the dorm room setting. It's a really simple prank, where you simply ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to put on dread falls. First, put your hair into two buns onto the top of your head, then place two cut off socks on top of them. After this, take a string and tie it around the two buns. After this, apply your dread falls to the side of each dif ...more
For NYLON TV's first D.I.Y. episode, Lulu Frost designer Lisa Salzer shows us how to revamp vintage jewelry and string together a one-of-a-kind bracelet.
In this video, we learn how to make a vertical striped bracelet cuff out of beads. Start with a long piece of string and string on your beads until you have a length that fits well around your wrist. After this, tie the ends together and cut the tails off the excess string on ...more
Cut an old sheet of news paper at about five inches in width. Roll it down to create a thick stick of newspaper. Get a roll of string that is specifically made of cotton or use a natural fiber string. Tie the string around your roll of newspaper to make sure it stays together ...more