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Serviette/Napkin Folding, Tied in a Loose Knot.

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“My interest in serviette folding was born on a wet day at my Grandmother's house, I was a pre teen and helping her with the ironing and watched while she ironed serviettes into wonderful shapes and neatly stacked them for use. I asked her to show me how and she did. Once you know several folds and people see them, they often have at least one other that you haven't seen before, you gain knowledge of the new one and on it goes. Now that I have already posted all the napkin folds I know, I decided to look on the net for some new ones to learn. This one was tied is a simple loose knot and is a lovely addition to an informal table setting.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 paper, serviette (large)
  • 1 cloth, serviette (large)


  1. Lay your serviette square out flat before you in a diamond shape.
  2. Fold the North point of the diamond down to meet the South point of the diamond. You will now have a triangle shape that's pointing downwards.
  3. Take hold of the South points and start rolling them up towards the North point, stopping fractionally short of the crease at the top.
  4. Loop the right hand end over the left hand end, pull the right hand end though the resulting hole to form a loose knot.
  5. Don't pull the knot too tight, just enough to be pleasing and informal.

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