A Flower

Collected by Will Wirt from a student attending Navajo Mountain High School, Utah. "Flower" is a hybrid string figure that combines the beginning of the Navajo "Butterfly" with the ending of the Navajo "Carrying Wood".

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Written Instructions (String Length: 1 span)

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Step 1 - Place loop on 1 and 5.

R2 hooks up L palmar string; L2, through R2 loop from above, hooks up R palmar string. (In each case the half rotation of 2 is toward the body and up.)