Your question: How do you knit a twisted cord?

How does rope stay twisted?

The closing machine holds the strands firmly with a tube-like clamp called a laying top. The end of each strand is then passed through a rotating die which twists the strands in the Z-twist direction, locking them together. This process is called closing the rope.

How do you twist yarn together?


  1. Secure Yarn for Looping. Fold the yarn strands in half and loop them over something to hold them in place while you twist them. …
  2. Twist the Cord. Start by stretching the yarn out to its full length (still folded in half) and begin twisting. …
  3. Add Another Twist. White.
  4. Finish the Twisted Cord.
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