Triple Connection Knot
This simple knot looks very much like a bead on a string. It is easily incorporated into many project where one strand of cord is being tied.
A. Twist: Even an unbalanced single can be used to tie this knot. Be sure that multi-plies do not split apart during tying.
B. Density: This know needs to be tied with a dense cord. The cord may be fine or bulky but if it is soft the knot will disappear.
C. Fibers: Smooth shiny fibers show off this knot best and make it look like a bead. Silk, linen, ramie look best. Angora and other fuzzy fibers are not suitable. cotton is acceptable if spun very dense.
D. Textures: A textured cord is not desirable or this knot. The exception would be if you desired to accent a very thick and thin yarn and placed the knot at the thickest portion of the cord.
E. Wheel Requirements: Use any wheel that you can spin a dense cord on.