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Notice about the Grading Qualification of Chinese Knotting (updating)

September 23, 2013

I translated the Notice about the Grading Qualification of Chinese Knotting last night.

If you are interested in Chinese knotting, you can refer to this notice translated from http://bbs.zhongguojie.org/thread-38743-1-1.html

I’ll update this post regularly with links to the tutorial posts. So far I have only published a few knots in the basic level. There are more coming!

Notice about the Grading Qualification of Chinese Knotting

By http://www.zhongguojie.org/

I. The purpose of the grading qualification

The grading qualification is established to help the users of http://www.zhongguojie.org/ (the Forum) understand the goal of learning Chinese knotting, guide them to learn Chinese knotting step by step, and enhance the overall art level of the Chinese knotting. People who want to be a Chinese knotting teacher can also learn all the basics here. The application for the grading qualification is individually and voluntary.

II. Standard of the grading qualification

The grading qualification standard of the Forum is based on The Sample Grading Test of Chinese Knotting in Taiwan and integrates the actual development of Chinese knotting in mainland China.

III. Organizer

A qualification examination panel (QE panel) is established in the Forum. Ms Lan Ting, the head of the QE panel, chooses the panel members.

IV. Ways to apply for the grading qualification

  1. Offline application:
    According to the requirements of the basic level and intermediate level, the applicant shall

a)         Make the knots. Either “y” face or “flipped y” face is accepted in the single knots. Some combined knots require consistency of the knot faces.

b)        Paste them on A4 white paper.

c)         Sign each page (both real name and user name in the Forum). Write down your residence in each page.

d)        Send the application work or email the photos of the work to the contact person of the local Chinese Knotting Society.

e)         If there’s no local Chinese Knotting Society, the applicant can directly send the photos for approval to the QE panel members or to the contact person in other areas.

f)         The contact person or the QE panel would examine the application work. If the application work gets approved, the contact person would sign or stamp on the application work, take photos, and email to the QE panel for the record.

g)        The QE panel also give feedback on those unqualified applications. The user can submit the application again after improving the work.

  1. Online application:
    According to the requirements of the basic level and intermediate level, the applicant shall:

a)         Make the knots. Either “y” face or “flipped y” face is accepted in the single knots. Some combined knots require consistency of the knot faces.

b)        Download the application form and print it.

c)         Paste the knots in the right place of the form.

d)        Sign each page with the real name and the user name in the forum. Write down your residence in each photo.

e)         Take photos of the application work.

f)         Post the application in the forum according to the requirements in the designated section.

g)        The QE panel will examine the application. The forum will announce the approval list regularly.

h)        The QE panel also give feedback on those unqualified applications. The user can submit the application again after improving the work.

V. Qualification certificate:

If the applicant need a printed qualification certificate, the forum can mail the printed certificate when fees and shipment is paid.

VI. Rights of advanced learners

The forum will improve the course for the advanced level, including picture and video tutorials which will be placed in another section. After getting the qualification of intermediate level, the user can have the access to this section to learn the advanced course.

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QE panel:

Head: 兰亭  email: mifor@126.com

Consultant: 杨朝宗

Admin: 秋天

Members:

胡波       email: hubo5563@163.com

绳缘       email: lidingshengyi@sina.com

才燕       email: 503743505@qq.com

惦念       email: li1943@126.com

华升       email: 694101750@qq.com

路丑丑    email: windycloud1970@qq.com

镜子       email: zjjzzjjz@163.com

开心就好(苦涩)email: 4043962@qq.com

风云       email: yingdong1313@qq.com

霸王花    email: st306071147@qq.com

Contact person in local Chinese Knotting Society

1. Beijing: 绳缘,望远镜       QQ group:184993728

2. Shanghai: 镜子,楚             QQ group: 87735273

3. Tianjin: 惦念                   QQ group: 7861776

4. Liaoning: 才燕,漫步结艺      QQ group: 246281725

5. Hebei: 小结,开心就好(苦涩)   QQ group: 197846195

6. Jiangsu: 路丑丑,凡尘手作(菲迷)QQ group: 253708233

7. Zhejiang (Hangzhou and nearby regions) QQ group1: 145129436 东方秀6

(Ningbo and nearby regions)肖成军QQ group 2: 70561360

8. Guangdong: 云开雾散,风云     QQ group: 49053281

9. Chengdu: 幸运珠结 杨文艺     QQ group: 66018335

10. Xi’an: 沉默                   QQ group: 150530776

11. Overseas: 无牵无挂 (and one member vacant) qianrscott@acsalaska.net

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Syllabus of the Basic Level of Chinese Knotting:

(Tutorials available in the links)

I. Basic knots and tassels.

1. Double Connection Knot

2. Button Knot

3. Double Coin Knot

4. Snake Knot

5. Jingang Knot

6. Flat Knot

7. Cross Knot

8. Leaning Roll Knot (Double Half Hitch Knot)

9. Number 8 Knot (Wheat Ear Knot)

10. Cross Lucky Knot

11. Pipa Knot

12. Good Luck Knot

13. Cloverleaf Knot

14. Panchang Knot (2*2 and 3*3)

15. Peru Knot

16. Hitch Knot

17. Phoenix Tail Knot

18. Ice Flower Knot

19. Lark’s Head Knot

20. Six Petals Flower Knot

21. Tassels

II. Combinations and variations.

1. Flat Knot bracelet

2. Double Coin Knot bead

3. Jingang Knot bracelet

4. Seven stars bracelet (Snake Knot and Leaning Roll Knot)

5. Cloverleaf Knot Combination:

(1) Cloverleaf Knot Ruyi

(2) Cloverleaf Knot square

6. Panchang Knot pendant (with tassels)

7. Heart shape pendant (Cross Lucky Knot)

8. Ice Flower Knot bracelet

9. Ice Flower Ruyi

10. Six Petals Flower Knot bracelet

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