How to Make a Larks Head Knot – Step by Step Tutorial

by Rena Klingenberg.

How to Make a Larks Head Knot - Step by Step Tutorial by Rena Klingenberg

Here’s how to make a larks head knot, step by step.

I’m demonstrating this knot with a piece of leather cord and a hardware washer.

But you don’t have to attach your knot to a donut-shaped object.

You might attach it to a stick or a metal rod, or to another piece of cord, or to anything else you like.

Step by Step Tutorial for
Making a Larks Head Knot

First fold your cord in half:

Step 1 - How to Make a Larks Head Knot - Step by Step Tutorial by Rena Klingenberg

Pass the folded cord end under the object you’ll tie your knot onto, making a sort of “loop” in the cord’s fold:

Step 2 - How to Make a Larks Head Knot - Step by Step Tutorial by Rena Klingenberg

Now pick up the two cord ends, and bring them up over the object, and through the “loop” of the cord’s fold:

Step 3 - How to Make a Larks Head Knot - Step by Step Tutorial by Rena Klingenberg

Grasp the two cord ends, and pull them tightly until the loop is snugged up against the object:

Step 4 - How to Make a Larks Head Knot - Step by Step Tutorial by Rena Klingenberg

The larks head knot often comes in handy when you’re making jewelry! 🙂

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