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The Needle Knot

is that a wind knot I see?
...a bit of a demo
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Needle knots made easy

I picked this tip up when I was in Berlin last May ("what was he doing there?") und Er ist phantastisch!

the whole needleThe way I was taught to tie the needle knot involved needles, fire, burnt fingers and strong language (not German this time). Using a sewing machine needle is a simpler, if less dramatic, alternative.

where do they keep the needles then?

This is of course the best reason to sew up your trousers. And once you've threaded the line you simply whisk up a nail knot.

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