Folding the rope on the Scabbard of the Katana

by Dewald van Staden
(Pretoria)

QUESTION: Would somebody please explain to me in a step by step manner how to fold the rope at the top of the Scabard of a Katana.


I have received a Katana as a gift, but the Katana was not properly looked after, so I need to know how to fold the rope that is usually used to fasten the Katana to the belt in that beautiful pattern.

Thank you in advance.

ANSWER: Hi Dewald,

One of the best online guides to tying the knot again (called Sageo) can be found here - it's not easy to do just from the pictures, but this is the clearest guide out there...

Hope this helps!

Kind Regards,

Paul

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