FIG 1: Your netting needle, whether you buy one or make it yourself, looks like this. FIG 2: Tie a big loop in your string or cord and secure it to a stationary object. FIG 3: Make sure you have three fingers' width of string before passing the needle through the loop. FIG 4: Holding string or twine between thumb and forefinger, pass the needle behind the loop.
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