Woven Crafts: Cattail and Raffia Sandals

For lovers of woven crafts, raffia sandals are one summer wear project that will leave you with a "footnote" to human history!

woven crafts raffia sandals - figure-8 knot
Fig 6: To begin fashioning the band, select a weaver, and, leaving a tail about 10"-12" long, wrap the weaver around the tips of the two bundles at one end, binding them firmly together. With the figure-8 knotting technique, lash the two bundles together into a double rod.