Snake Knot Project

The snake knot is a nice base for a zipper pull, lanyard, key ring fob

the overhand, overhand stopper knot goes well with it and the ends can be trimmed close to the knot

Teacher Notes

Teachers! Did you use this instructable in your classroom?
Add a Teacher Note to share how you incorporated it into your lesson.

Step 1:

Middle a short length of cord and bring one end under the other . . . . .

Step 2:

. . .and back over itself.

Step 3:

Flip the knot upside down

Step 4:

and bring the other end down under . . . .

Step 5:

. . . and back up through the first bight

Step 6:


Step 7:

repeat steps 1 - 6 two more times for a total of three snake knots

Step 8:

Tie an overhand knot a short distance above the snake knots

Step 9:

Tie a second overhand knot just below around the two strands

Step 10:

Bring the right hand strand up through the right hand bight of the first overhand knot

Step 11:

Bring the left hand strand down through the left hand bight

Step 12:

Tighten, the knot is complete

Be the First to Share


    • Furniture Contest

      Furniture Contest
    • Reuse Contest

      Reuse Contest
    • Made with Math Contest

      Made with Math Contest