A simple bow is fun, easy and will embellish any gift or craft.
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Things You'll Need
• Ribbon • Scissors
Step 1: Choose Your Ribbon
Choose the ribbon. Any size—thin or thick—works well for this bow.
Step 2: Cut the Ribbon
Cut the ribbon to the desired length for the gift or craft.
Step 3: Cross the Ribbon and the Loop
Lay the ribbon flat on a hard surface and hold each end. Make an X shape and run one corner of the ribbon through the opening of the loop.
Step 4: Tie a Knot
Pull your corners together to make a knot.
Step 5: Make Two Loops
Make a loop with each side of the ribbon.
Step 6: Cross the Loops
Cross your loops to make an X shape.
Step 7: Pull the Loop and Form the Bow
Run one of the loops through the opening and pull it through gently to form your bow.
Step 8: Straighten and Cut the Ends of the Bow
Straighten the bow and cut the ends to desired length.