When you are creating a rug or hot pad, you will be pulling OUT to create the knots. for basket making, when you are creating the walls of the basket, PULL UP and your walls be defined better and the outside rows will look much nicer.
See a video on my Facebook page here: Making knots on a basket
If you want full instructions or a nice gift set for learning how to create rugs, hot pads or baskets, visit my Etsy Shop. Kits come with fabric and instructions.
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