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How to make basic Scooby Strings

If you are just starting out in the world of Scoobies, then you should first try to master some of the basic knots (or stitches as they should be refferred to). Once you have got to grips with these, then you can move on to the more advanced stitches.


The Chinese Staircase Stitch

This is the easiest Scoubidou Stitch to learn and still creates a great outcome. There are two ways you can do the Chinese Staircase Stitch.You can find details of this stitch here

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The Square Stitch

This is the ultimate must know stitch; if you can get to grips with the basic Square Stitch, you can master any scooby string project. You can find details of this stitch here


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The Circle Stitch

Extremely similar to the Square Stich. You should be familiar with the Square Stich before trying to master the Circle Stitch.You can find details of this stitch here


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The Butterfly Stitch

This Stitch is considered one of the easiest scooby stitches to learn, the Butterfly Stich involves placing one loop inside another loop of scoubidou, which is then repeated. here


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The Triangle Stitch

You can do the Triangle Stitch using only three strands of scoubidou but the stitch itself is very similar to the Square and Circle Stitches.



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The Diamond Braid Stitch

This Stitch is considered one of the easiest scooby stitches to learn, the Butterfly Stich involves placing one loop inside another loop of scoubidou, which is then repeated. here

 

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The Spiral Braid Stitch

This Stitch is considered one of the easiest scooby stitches to learn, the Butterfly Stich involves placing one loop inside another loop of scoubidou, which is then repeated. here

 

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The Square Stitch

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Holding the strands at their centres, turn one of the scoubidou strands, so that it crosses the other strand...
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Hold this cross with your thumb to free up your other hand...
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Take one of the scoubee strands and flip it up and over the crossing strand...
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This will create your first LOOP, and should look like the this...
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Now grab the other end of this strand and flip it up and over from the other direction...
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This creates your second LOOP, and should look similar to this...
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Now comes the WEAVE. Take the scoubidou strand at your LEFT and place it OVER the first LOOP and UNDER the SECOND loop...
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Which should look something like this...
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We're almost done! Take the strand at your RIGHT, pass it OVER the first LOOP and UNDER the SECOND loop...
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Now comes the PULLING! Slowly begin to PULL the scoubee strands to create the first stitch!
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Pull them TIGHT, but not TOO tight!
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Here's what the finished opening stitch should look like...
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...and if you turn it over, you'll notice the BOTTOM of the opening stitch looks like this!

Well Done !