Monday, 29 November 2010
A start on a net!
I used instructions from the us airforce survival manual.
I used shop bought string to learn the technique and my own netting needle.
I tied a top line between two uprights and then attached a series of loops with prussik knots to it to create the first line of holes.
Then I loaded the needle, which I realised was to small and began weaving right to left using a ruler as a spacer. The know used is easy to learn and I soon built. Some speed. Then I worked form left to right with a knot that is a mirror image of the first knot.
I am not going to describe the knots because they are explained better on the web.
Sorry the pics are a bit crap.
Three rows done in ten minutes and I was getting faster.
Key is to use a spacer, I tried a few by eye and it dos nt work so well.
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Posted by Andrew Boe at 12:25:00 pm