The Knots And Folds Blog By Knotty Origami

  • Vote For Knotty Origami: Northern Virginia Magazine Best Of 2016 Survey

    Hi, Everyone!

    We'd so appreciate a Vote for Knotty Origami in the Northern Virginia Magazine Best Of 2016 Survey!

    You can vote by clicking HERE and entering "KNOTTY ORIGAMI" into the SHOPPING categories of:


    Thank you for your support!  





  • Paracording Class At The 296 Project!

    Let's Paracord!

    Knotty Origami will host a FREE Basic Paracording Class for The 296 Project for veterans and family members on Friday, February 12th, 2016 from 7 to 9 PM!  Attendees will create a paracord bracelet using basic knotting techniques.  We will build toward more advanced paracord projects and jewelry making techniques in future classes!  10 spaces available.  Location:  2144 Crystal Plaza Arcade, Suite OT7, Arlington, VA 22202




  • We're Giving Away J.D. Lenzen's New Book! Leather Corded Fusion Ties!

    I am very excited to give away one of the most beautiful knotting books out there!


    J.D. Lenzen, the Knot guru behind the popular Tying It All Together Youtube video series, and numerous other knotting manuals, has published Leather Corded Fusion Ties!  

     The book provides readers with beautifully illustrated, step-by-step instructions to build unique and stunning knotted jewelry pieces made with leather cord!  It's an essential addition to every knot enthusiast's resource library, and WE ARE GIVING ONE AWAY on Monday, January 11th, 2016 via Instagram!

    You'll be able to read my thoughts on this remarkable book in the Foreword, and also learn how J.D.s instructional videos and books influenced Knotty Origami!   JD's teaching spirit has enabled knotters all over the world to learn and grow in this technical craft enabling new innovations and creations every day.

    Be sure you're following us on Instagram ( @KnottyOrigami) so you can enter to win this amazing book next week.  I hope you'll share the giveaway with friends and family.  What a lovely gift it would make for someone (especially if it's for YOU.)  :)

    'Til Monday!  Stay Knotty!


    ~ Tricia




  • Mother's Day Deal: The Knotty Origami Whisper Bracelet

    The Mother's Day Whisper Knot Bracelet is on sale for $28 until supplies run out!


  • Customize Your Spring Necklace!

    Knotty Origami is excited to introduce bright additions to the Bitsy Collection, The Dainty Bib and Dainty Cirque Knots!

    Designed for little ones, these necklaces start at lengths of 22", but can be lengthened by custom request!  Simply place a note in your order at checkout, if you desire a longer length up to 28".  

    *You can refer to The Knotty Origami Jewelry Length Guide to gain an idea of common necklace lengths.  

    While supplies last, you can customize these necklaces by cord color and tassel color!  


    If you have a question about color availability prior to placing your order, feel free to contact us at or send a Direct Message via Instagram and we'll be happy to help you!  


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