Ultimate Knots The Non Slip Loop Knot. The strongest loop knot you can tie. Used by big game anglers worldwide. Easy to tie, far stronger and more reliable than the old fashioned strangulating figure eight knot that can substantially weaken line.
Discover thousands of images about Ripple stitch + broomstick lace (sort of), very nice for shawls, etc.: photo from a Russian site; and here is a Turkish video that provides good demo instruction even if you don
Japonism and scenic wallpapers were both popular in the Victorian era, and although home decor critics despised realistic imitations of nature, they complained about them so often that they must have been quite popular too!