Mr. Weasley's Knotty Tie
50g of scrap yarn in various colors & textures
Straight needles in the desired size for your yarn weight
Cut the scrap yarn into 8" to 14" (20.32 cm to 35.56 cm) sections.
Tie the yarn sections together in knots, making sure to leave tails.
CO 3 sts.
Row 1: Knit.
Row 2: K1, M1, k1, M1, k1.
Row 3: Knit.
Row 4: K1, M1 , knit to last st, M1, k1.
Repeat rows 3 and 4, until the tie is the desired width.
Knit every row for 3" (7.62 cm).
Row 1: K1, k2tog, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1.
Rows 2-6: Knit.
Repeat rows 1-6 until 15 sts remain.
Knit every row for 33½" (85.09 cm).
Row 1: Bind off the first and the last st.
Row 2: Knit.
Repeat rows 1 & 2 until 1 st remains, now bind off this last st.
Wash and block, but do not weave in the many ends.
Kaae's tutorial was taken with permission from knittingbykaae.blogspot.com.