A Net

Collected by Ernst Vatter from the Ata Kiwan (mountain people) of the Solor-Alor archipelago, East Indonesia. Vatter failed to collect the native name for this figure. In Japan, where the same method is used, the figure is called "Seven-Meshed Net".

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Step 2 - R2 picks up L palmar string; L2, through R2 loop from above, picks up R palmar string; extend.