Turk’s Head (Woggle) Tying. Wrap the line around your hand (wood here) overlapping to start the braiding. On the third pass, braid the end and the loops. How to Tie A Paracord Woggle: Cobra Weave. In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a three-toned paracord woggle using the Cobra weave. It comprises. Learn how to make a paracord woggle in this video presented by the Weavers of Eternity. How to Tie a Paracord Ranger Bead Tutorial (SUPER SIMPLE).

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Braiding a Single Rope. Multiple woggles may be apt at a jamboree but two woggles are generally as many as you should consider, and may be reduced to the one uniform woggle in formal situations. Woggles can ride over each other, and often a woggle will only stay on as the top-most woggle where the necker strands are thickest, causing them to fall off readily.

They may commemorate anniversaries, such as the years of Scouting Centenary Woggle, or attendance at a Jamboree or other memorable event. Any activity that involves ropes is potentially hazardous. An easy version with 3 strands is shown here that can be modified to form several other tougher variations with 5 or 6 strands.

Since modern ropes also melt easily it would be a good idea to fuse ends with fire. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. With a longer length, this process can be repeated many times until the end of the loop is reached. The pattern on the Left shows how to make a Bead. A useful midline knot, the butterfly knot has its uses in glacier travel and rock Uniform woggles These identify a lodge, six or patrol.

The picture on the right shows beads made using only four braids with no follow around. Better to know a knot and not need it, than need a knot and not know it. Position The woggle called a ‘slide’ in America sits just below where the neck meets the chest. It should be positioned so that it would touch the lips if the tips of the necker are raised over the head. Hand made woggles Any material, any how. Useful to identify assigned groups for a new member, or a new leaderwhen group unity needs reinforcing or to aid a level of neatness.


May be modelled to be colour co-ordinated or symbolically linked with six, patrol etc. Others can be low enough on the scarf to hit the eye. The Friendship Knot right is an exception and sits at the bottom of the scarf. Indeed, some scouts maintain that the best woggles are those made from scavenged materials.

Related Articles Friendship Knot. Lives may be at risk – possibly your own. They can be seen on scouts, cubs, beavers and their leaders, just below the neck, holding the two ends of tto neckerchief ‘necker’ or scarf together.

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Some traditions put an overhand knot in the bottom of each tail of the necker. But the modern scenario demands a secure finish as the ropes now-a-days slide easily.

Alternatively, the Bead can be formed around a finger, after which the two ends are threaded through the center in opposite directions.

Twist it into a figure of eight behind the woggle and again around the scarf below the woggle. The Best Knots Apps: Traditionally scout woggles were not secured. Considerable attention and effort have been made to ensure that these descriptions are accurate.

Your email address wogggle not be published. Turk’s Head Woggle Tying Wrap the line around your hand wood here overlapping to start the braiding. Neither molten nylon, nor the recently heated rope end should come into contact with your skin! Turk’s Head Woggle Details Uses: The Turk’s Head can also be used to make a string of beads – not unlike a Rosary. This won’t be visible but will keep the woggle in place.


For the demonstration here, the braiding was performed round a piece of wood and the work was rotated as the braiding advanced.

Commemorative woggles These may be worn with the uniform woggles, or alone. The elaborate knot bears a braided structure. Mon Feb 11 site info. It is worth mentioning here that you get the number of bights by counting the number of scallop shaped crossings at the top of the knot.

Turk’s Head Knot

The process of braiding using a single end is readily understood by practicing Braiding with a short length of rope as shown here. Temporary woggles As with the more carefully made crafted woggles they should woggke the best of scouts skills available in the situation.

Because modern rope also melts, it is possible to fuse the ends after warming them using a candle.

A famous and traditional part of scouting uniform, woggles hold a neckerchief in place. Woggles A famous and traditional part of scouting uniform, woggles hold a neckerchief in place. Rotate the braid to keep it in view and continue braiding.

Molten nylon is dangerously hot. Copyright and Privacy Policy V. Make a light-up-in-the-dark woggle. To know the number of leads, imagine a vertical cross section of the knot revealing the different parts of the knot. With a large enough loop, many more braids can be created before making the end follow the lead of the first round of braiding; more than one strand can be used; and the number of times the end follows the lead can be varied.

Keeping them Every camp leaders pick up lost woggles from the preceding campers and search for those that our scouts and cubs loose.