How to Make a Fishing Net
I have previously shown how to make a Shaped Net or a Purse Net, but in this short video I well demonstrate the process of making a rectangular net or how to make a fishing net. I used that specific twine, mainly for its thickness and colour, so that the viewer may find it a little easier to see the actual net knotting process.
Making a Net Shopping Bag
Here is a fine example of a net shopping bag made by Drenka Lorenzin. In the method shown he made his bag in the Round Net Making method. However there is no reason that a rectangular net can not be used to make a useful shopping bag.
Net Shopping Bag by Drenka Lorenzin
Net Making Tools
When Net Making, you really only need the following items; Net Gauge or Net Card, Netting Needle and of course a suitable netting twine for the specific task. Finally a hook of some kind to hang your net from.
Net Making Video Tutorial
How to Make Simple String Netting
If you are looking to make some simple string netting for for say, your garden, or a net for your car, then you can do that with the video shown above. I find that making a net with cheap garden string is by far the easiest materiel to use. The great thing about using garden string to make a net, is that it is less slippery and holds a knot well.
Net Making for Beginners
If you are just starting out with net making, then you may want to look at this post, net making for beginners. In that post you will find information on the different knots used and also some other types of nets that can be made.
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|Netting Needles - Sometimes when you purchase these, they do need a little rub down with sand paper. Sometimes there is some rough casting residue to remove.|