Lover's Knot Origami: Love & Romance in Japan @ RomanceClass

One tradition of the Japanese culture is origami, or paper folding. There is a special origami which creates the lover´s knot. This origami seals the message tightly within, and by writing or making a brushmark on the outside, it can always be told if anyone else tried to read it because the origami could never be folded to exactly match afterwards.

3: Fold bottom up
Bring the center area straight up to the top.

4: Fold the sides around
A simple fold on each side.

Steps 1 & 2 | Steps 5 & 6

Lover's Knot Instructions in Diagram

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