The Monkey's Fist

To tie a Monkey's Fist:
  • Begin with three LOOSE parallel loops around the spread fingers of your left hand, Leave about 18 inches hanging at the beginning. We will call this set of loops "A loops."
  • Start a forth loop, only this time, come between your little and ring fingers.
  • Now, work the end of the line back between the little and ring fingers close to your palm to "capture" the A loops. Also keep these loops loose.
  • Next, pass the line over, between your ring and middle fingers, and come back through these same fingers.
  • Repeat this process going between your middle and index fingers. We will call this second set of loops the "B loops."
  • Continue to part B.

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