Solomon Bar Cross Tutorial

Discussion in 'How To' started by asemery, Oct 8, 2015.

  1. asemery

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    For this tutorial I used 2 - 4" lengths of paracord. The cords shoud be folded so that the outer lengths are 1/2 the length if the inner.
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    One at a time take each outer end out of the loop it is going through, thread it through the split ring and back through the loop.
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    Tie four more knots.
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    Reverse the whole shebang and 2" from the last knot begin knotting in the opposite direction.
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    Tie total of eight knots in this direction.
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  2. asemery

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    Turn the cross and 3/4" from the body begin left side of cross. Tie three knots.
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    To tighten this side bar pull out the center 2 strands from the body and one at a time tighten the side knots.
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    Repeat on other side.
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    The knot is complete. Trim and sear the ends
     

  3. asemery

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    An aleternate start is to make a loop and tie a knot around it with a separate cord. A1 - short end, B - long end.
    Once again you will be knotting with the shorter cords. A1 and A2. Cord B in photo naturally posituions itself to the right beside the other long cord. Tie four more knots.
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    Then proceed as described above
     
  4. asemery

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    Alternate start
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    Two color version
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