For the Mandala flower, here is a step-by-step photo gallery. To do this you start at step 1 with 7 strings attached and 6 with Einhängeschlingen on 7 folded thread. Other threads are then inserted by most of us with an ordinary shoelace knot.
This lariat is made with 5 lustrous mm cultured pearls strung on high quality vintage brown leather and knotted with a single pearl on to a 29 mm forged and soldered (by me) sterling silver ring. The total length is about 22 inches when on. Lariat c
A rope bracelet - reminds me of making friendship bracelets back in the day. My right second toe used to go numb because I'd hook the end of the bracelet over it, and then knot embroidery floss for HOURS.