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Tie a Nautical Knot Rug in Miniature or Full Size with an Ocean Plait Knot

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Finishing the Basic Knot Pattern for the Miniature Ocean Plait Rug
Photograph showing the final step in the set up phase of the Ocean Plait Knot, used for a rope rug

Pass the long end of the cord or rope under the right side loop on the knot to set up the Ocean Plait Knot for the first weave.

Photo ©2007 Lesley Shepherd, Licensed to About.com Inc.

Leave the short end of the rope leading off to the left of the knot, and pass the long end of the rope over it, then up and under the side loop you formed in step two which determined the size of your rug.

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