How do you untie a knot?
To Loosen Nearly Any Knot, Twist the End and Push. Digging your fingers into knotted shoelaces, garbage bags, and other tangles is no fun (not to mention difficult). Redditor Jumalkavita shows us a simple trick for opening stubborn knots.
And it got this name not because it's impossible to tie — it's actually quite easy — but because it's nearly impossible to untie. The double fisherman is a knot used to tie two ends of a rope or cord together. Actually, it's two knots that slide together.
- And it got this name not because it's impossible to tie — it's actually quite easy — but because it's nearly impossible to untie. The double fisherman is a knot used to tie two ends of a rope or cord together. Actually, it's two knots that slide together.
- 4 Easy Steps for Tying the Palomar Knot:
- Double about 6 inches of line and pass through the eye of the hook.
- Tie a simple overhand knot in the doubled line, letting the hook hang loose.
- Pull the end of the loop down, passing it completely over the hook.
- Moisten and pull both ends of the line to draw up the knot.
- cut the Gordian knot. To solve a very challenging or daunting problem decisively. The phrase likely alludes to Gordius, the king of Phrygia, who tied a knot that an oracle proclaimed would only be cut by the future ruler of Asia. Alexander the Great allegedly cut the Gordian knot in one blow.
Now follow the steps.
- Step 1: undo the clasp. If your necklace has a clasp or latch, undo it.
- Place a few drops of oil on the chain.
- Lay out your necklace on a flat surface.
- Step 4: take two needles (or safety pins)
- Step 5: start to untangle the knot.
- Step 6: clean your necklace.
- Another option is to prepare a cleaning dip by mixing hot water with a couple of tablespoons of salt and baking soda. Put your necklace in the dip and leave it there for several minutes until the tarnish dissolves, and then rinse the piece with water and dry it with a soft cloth.
- Add a few drops of mild dishwashing liquid to a bowl filled with two cups of warm water. Drop your gold pieces into the solution and let them soak for about 15 minutes. Lift a piece of jewelry out of the solution and gently scrub it with a soft-bristle toothbrush to remove any dirt lodged in nooks and crannies.
- Dip the cloth in the solution and wring it out so that it doesn't drip, then polish the silver, rinse, and dry. White vinegar and baking soda: Use this gentle cleaner to remove heavy tarnish that's preventing you from polishing your silver. Soak the tarnished piece in a solution of 1/2 cup white vinegar and 2 tbsp.
Updated: 22nd October 2018