Creative Designs That Are Easy and Fun!Book - 2003
"In Chinese Knotting, author Lydia Chen first traces the origins, history, and symbolism of this fascinating craft, before taking the reader through the fundamental elements necessary for tying Chinese decorative knots--the materials, implements, and main processes. Step-by-step instructions are then given for the 11 basic knots, which provide the building blocks for the 14 compound knots--combinations and variations of the simple knots--that follow in the next section. The final section presents 41 knotting projects of varying difficulty. Detailed instructions, clear diagrams, and color photographs, combined with an exciting assortment of creative applications will help readers discover the relaxation, artistic satisfaction, and beautiful personalized ornamentation that Chinese knotting can offer." -- Back cover.
Publisher: Tokyo : Tuttle Publishing, 2003.
Copyright Date: ©1981
Characteristics: 116 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm