I look at Celtic knots as interwoven loops. Separate loops are what gave me the idea of weaving them together, the basis of woven applique.
There are five simple steps to woven applique.
1. Select knot
Here is today’s knot:
2. Separate loops
There are four loops in this knot:
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3. Cut out loops
Here are mine:
4. Cut open loops
The dark lines that cross the loops indicate where another loop crosses over it. Cut each of the loops open (only once) between the dark lines.
5. Weave loops together
Refer to the drawing of the original knot and weave the loops together.