This is an extra large herringbone or gaucho weave turks head knot made with olive drab parachute cord. In the front view you can see the distinctive "V" patterns in four groups. The edges are double overlap, the center is quadruple overlap.
This was made on a jig using a pattern map that was taped to a cardboard mold. The photo shows the knot after the first half of the parts are placed. You can see the gaps where the remaining cord will be interwoven to fill in the over four under four pattern.
This is shown in a relaxed state as it came off the mold. The cords are loose and will be worked up to a firm symmetrical shape. To request one of these please use the Etsy convo utility.
Finished worked up on the 10 3/4" mold.
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