This is used when smooth yarns won’t hold with a regular weaver’s knot. Remember though, even this knot won’t hold very slippery yarns. Jim’s fisherman’s knot is for them. See “Warping Your Loom & Tying On New Warps” for the chapter on knots.
Note: The double can also be undone like the regular weaver’s knot.
Another Note: See my eBook, Weaver’s Knots on the website to order from Amazon.
The double weaver’s knot is a regular weaver’s knot with an additional step. One way to make it is to begin like the “ears” method.
As soon as you have the thread between the ears, go to the next illustration.
As soon as you have the thread between the ears, take it once around the right-hand ear as well.
Then do the same last steps: take the right-hand ear down under the thumb and…
Tighten by pulling on the right end.