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How to Draw Celtic Knots

From DT Online

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Calligraphy Skills - How to draw Celtic knots is an excellent 'how to' web site for those who wish to know more about how to draw Celtic knots for use in decorative borders, illuminated letters etc, including:

  • how to draw the basic unit which makes up all Celtic knots
  • how to join cords to ‘knot the ends’
  • how to repeat units to create twists, plaits and weaving (2, 4, 6 and 8 strands)
  • how to create all kinds of patterns in your knots.


All that is required is pencil, paper and ruler - although some may find squared paper useful.


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