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  • May 01, 2016 1 min read 1 Comment

    Survival Bracelet Class

    1.4 miles of Paracord

    1,200 washers

    1 student taught every 2 minutes

    Mystic Knotwork
    Spirit Week hosted by

    The Mystic Aquarium 


     Ainsle Seeber of the Mystic Aquarium invited us to demonstrate our knot tying during Mystic Spirit Week at the aquarium April 13 - 20.  This invitation led to us testing out our handout and hone our teaching ability.

    Survival Bracelet Class DIY complete by Mystic Knotwork

    Here are our instructions, please link to this article, print the pdf and use for your own teaching.  Free for use, so long as our logos remain on each page

    I was going to show off fancy knotwork and had everything lined up for that.  In case visitors wanted something to take away, Jill decided we should teach a simple bracelet someone could take home afterwards.  I agreed thinking that a dozen or two kids would have a good time,

    Survival Bracelet Teaching at the Mystic Aquarium

    Our knot class quickly grew to a feeding frenzy of excitement for learning, with all 8 stations filled for 4 hours each day, with more students watching and learning as well.


    Mystic Aquarium Sea Life Rescue and Rehabilitation

    I'd like to thank the Mystic Aquarium for giving us the opportunity to give back to the community.  The Aquarium has meant a lot to our family my whole life.  I was even in the only graduating class to ever get diplomas at the Aquarium back in 1988 :)  

    Mystic Aquarium Seal Tank, part of the rehabilitation projectMystic Aquarium Outdoor habitat with Ducks and Turtles, and Tadpoles

    If you'd like to learn more about the Mystic Aquarium to plan your visit or to contribute to their sealife rescue and research efforts, please visit them online at:


    Mystic Aquarium sponsors including Mystic Knotwork

    1 Response

    William Baird
    William Baird

    June 11, 2016

    I have an amazing belt, buttons and a pole tied with 16 labeled Turks heads. Tied by Alton C. Beaudoin. Thanks WBaird

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