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Chinese Knotting Workshop
Fri. 24 March 2017, 10:00 am – 11:00 am AEDT
Chinese knotting is a decorative handicraft art that began as a form of Chinese folk art in the Tang and Song Dynasty in China. The art is also referred to as "Chinese traditional decorative knots". In other cultures, it is known as "decorative knots".
Chinese knots can be seen especially during Chinese new year festival. You might see Chinese knot decorations hanging on walls, doors of homes and as shop decorations to add a 'festive' feel. Usually, these decorations are red in color, which traditional Chinese regards it as a color of "luck".
Chinese knot is a pretty symbol of China known worldwide. It is special and unique because each Chinese knot is made of a single unbroken string. Chinese knot varies in color, style, and meaning. Red knots are the most common, and auspiciousness is the essential theme. Nowadays, Chinese knot has become an important element of modern fashion.
During the workshop, we will instruct how to make a simple Chinese knot and all participants can take their handmade Chinese knot home.