Introduction: Rope Swing

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The hammock chair is a verry efficent swing. You can take him with you for a walk, or when you are in nature. The swing is a perfect outdoor summer fun!

With about 25 minutes of prep time to complete. Let's get started!

Step 1: Materials

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For this project, you will need:

1. Rope (I used a Yellow robe of 20m long)

2. Band strips

3. 2 carabiner

Step 2: Making Hinge Knot

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This is the first knot we make to get strated with the swing. This knot ensures that we can fold the swing, so as to provide more space

Step 3: Seat Swing

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In the making of the seat of the swing, we begin by creating a chain sinnet around the hinge loops of the knot.

Step 4: Dubble Chain Sennit

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In this step we do the knots with a dubble loop. Therefore we get a stronger construction, which is also wider.

Step 5: Ends Seat Swing

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At the end of the seat of the swing we make a basic loop.

Step 6: Height Adjustment

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To adjust the height we make along both sides 3 loops where we can later snap or carabiner.

Step 7: Connecting Carabiners

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To connect the carabiners we make a double eight knot at the end of our rope. The double eight knot is one of the simplest knots to form a loop in the rope.

Step 8: Movie

Comments

seamster (author)2014-12-23

Great idea! This rope swing looks awesome!

Thank you very much!

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