How to make a larks head knot
Here’s a step by step tutorial on how to create a larks head knot (also known as a cow hitch). This knot can be used in many applications. Specifically in macramé it’s one of the essential knots to learn because most times it’s used a starter knot to mount your piece on a dowel, ring, etc.
Step 1: Fold your rope in half:
Step 2: Place your folded rope over your dowel:
Step 3: Pull the center of your loop over and behind the dowel:
Step 4: Bring the ends of your rope to the loop you just created, making sure that they are over your dowel:
Step 5: Pull the ends through the center of the loop:
Step 6: Continue pulling the ends until your knot is tight:
There it is – a lark heads knot!