Quick & Easy To Make
Create a stylish necklace using the cat’s paw knot. Historically used in fishing with a slight modification and coupled with a natural looking stone this knot gives a nice celtic feel to the finish of this pendant.
Cut a length of the leather cord about 45 inches long. You could cut your length shorter depending how long your want your finished pendant to be however it is much better to go slightly longer and then trim your work down rather than completing your project and find it is too short, if you start too short there is nothing you can do about it at that point!
Fold the leather cord in half evenly. Thread the loop through the hole in the donut.
Ensure that all 4 cords are now lying flat against the donut.
There a few ways you could finish this necklace, such as a sliding knot, bar and toggle clasp or just a regular overhand knot. Here I’m going to do a basic fastening with a lobster clasp and crimp beads.
Trim your cords down evenly on each side so that your necklace is the length that want. Put a dab of E6000 glue on the ends of the cords and place in the crimp bead, fold each side of the crimp down with your pliers to secure the cord in place, wipe away any excess glue that seeped out from the crimp.
Add a jump ring to one side, and one jump ring and the lobster clasp to the other side. Close up your jump rings and you’re done!
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