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Quad Stitch / Biscuit Knot

In this tutorial, we will see how to weave the quad stitch / biscuit Knot. Baskets made with this knot grow faster than baskets woven with other knots. So if you are looking for a quick project, this one is for you.

Quad stitch - biscuit knot tutorial - Indian wire baskets - plastic wire

Knowing how to weave the box knot / square knot will make it easier to learn this quad stitch. So here is the tutorial for the box knot.

We will need 4 pieces of wire to make this knot. I am using 2 white and 2 red wires. Fold the two white wires as shown below.

Quad stitch - biscuit knot tutorial - Indian wire baskets - plastic wire

Wrap the third wire around the two white loops.

Quad stitch - biscuit knot tutorial - Indian wire baskets - plastic wire

Fold the white wires up.

Quad stitch - biscuit knot tutorial - Indian wire baskets - plastic wire
Weave the red wire through the white loops.

Quad stitch - biscuit knot tutorial - Indian wire baskets - plastic wire

Bring both the white wires back down.

Quad stitch - biscuit knot tutorial - Indian wire baskets - plastic wire

We repeat the same process again for the fourth wire. Wrap the next red wire around the loops.
Quad stitch - biscuit knot tutorial - Indian wire baskets - plastic wire

Bring the white wires up.

Quad stitch - biscuit knot tutorial - Indian wire baskets - plastic wire

Weave the red wire through the loops.

Quad stitch - biscuit knot tutorial - Indian wire baskets - plastic wire

Tighten the knot.

Quad stitch - biscuit knot tutorial - Indian wire baskets - plastic wire

Quad stitch or biscuit knot.

Quad stitch - biscuit knot tutorial - Indian wire baskets - plastic wire

Backside view of the knot.

Quad stitch - biscuit knot tutorial - Indian wire baskets - plastic wire

In the demo above, I used two white and two red wires. The white wires traveled vertically and red wires traveled left to right. We got a mixed colored square knot.

Here is a knot with single color.

Quad stitch - biscuit knot tutorial - Indian wire baskets - plastic wire

 

Quad stitch - biscuit knot tutorial - Indian wire baskets - plastic wire

Appearance of knot when one white and one red wire travel vertically (and horizontally).

Quad stitch - biscuit knot tutorial - Indian wire baskets - plastic wire

4 different colors used to make this knot.

Quad stitch - biscuit knot tutorial - Indian wire baskets - plastic wire

Quad stitch made with paracord. The same can be made with plastic lace / lanyard / scoubidou wire.

Quad stitch - biscuit knot tutorial - Indian wire baskets - plastic wire

 

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