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Men in kimono lined up

How to make a Taira Musubi


The rear part has a flat finish that makes driving a car, travel, doing housework (in other words, situations where you will be seated) so much more comfortable than the other knots.

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checkAlso known as 横一文字 (yoko ichimonji)

This knot can even be used when wearing an hakama

taira musubi tie steps

The original Japanese page where these images came from can be found at http://homepage2.nifty.com/910/yumi2/d03_02h.html [ Center of the Circle ] (site not found anymore)


Sometimes a video can explain better than words and drawings can convey.