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 7 - 5, from below, enters the loop on 1 and picks up the double oblique strings that cross this loop; press 2 against 3 (and 4 against 5) to trap the double frame strings; extend with fingers pointing away.