This button knot makes an attractive starting point for a two strand knotting project, More strands can be added if desired
Fold a cord in half and bring the right hand strand over to the left.
Bring the same strand back to the right going under two
Bring the left hand strand to the right going under, over, under, over . . .
. . and back to the left over the other strand
Bring the same strand under, over, and down through the opening
Study the left hand photo.
Pull strand A out of hole a and place it in hole b
Pull strand B out of hole b and place it in hole a
The knot is complete. Gradually tighten folding down the edges to give roundness to the knot