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DIY knot earrings

I’m not done with knots yet… it’s addictive once you start! A nice idea to keep you busy this WE, making knots earrings!

You will need:
Rat tail cord (any color), glue, earrings supplies.

To make the white and pink earrings I made the monkey fist knot (just the knot I didn’t put a small ball in the center). The knot is quite easy to realize, but it takes a little more time to adjust because of its small size.

from Marlinspike Seamanship


Once the knot is done, cut and paste the ends. After glue the earrings supports, I used silicone glue.


I made an other pair using the keyhole knot. I used elastic, but this is not practical at all, the rat tail cord works much better!

 By mixing different nodes and colors you have endless possibilities, I hope you like it, have a great weekend!








Monday 25th of January 2021

What the length of the cord you’re using?


Monday 25th of January 2021

Hello Jane, I made these earrings a while ago. The length doesn't matter that much as you can cut the extra cord length once you made the knot. I would say that a cord of 2 ft (60cm) will do nicely to make one knot. It's easier if the cord is not too short. You can tie the knot a little loss and then adjust it.


Saturday 24th of February 2018

Would it be possible to glue the post inside the monkey's fist knot to give it a bit more security?


Sunday 25th of February 2018

I guess you just have to slide the post inside the knot with a little glue. Let me know how it works if you decide to try.


Saturday 15th of July 2017

creative & stylish!

nancy john

Tuesday 8th of July 2014

Pendants were certainly ubiquitous, adorning and accentuating rockabilly clothing fashions. Some common styles included cute cartoon-y pictures

Aesthetic Jewelry


Monday 2nd of September 2013

thanks for the tutorial. I ve been searching for one for a long time! Cannot wait to try it!!!!

Ama Ryllis

Friday 6th of September 2013

Thanks Andria, If you want, you can find much more knot here: fun crafting!