Most of the time, I make lanyards and fobs for various gadgets, key chains, knives, flashlights and multi-tools in mind, the usual guy stuff. But like the Ocean Plait and Carrick Mats, decorative knots have many other uses.
With Christmas just around the corner, I've already given family and friends things I've made and wanted to do something different for the women I know. I've seen similar work before, and have given it a try myself. Here's a barrette, monkey's fist necklace, and monkey's fist earrings that I've put together with 2mm cord.