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Pet Rats - How To Plait/Braid A Climbing Rope

Braid/plait a climbing rope for your pet rats

How To Plait/Braid A Climbing Rope

Rats LOVE to climb, and one of the best toys you can make for them is a climbing rope. Let's look at how you can cut up an old shirt into lengths of cloth, and then plait/braid them together into a climbing rope for your rats:

  1. Tie the 3 lengths of cloth with a thumb knot at one end, and leave the other end (the 3 lengths of cloth) free.



  2. Take the section on the right side and cross it over the middle section.



  3. Take the left section and cross it over the section, which is now in the middle.



  4. Again take the right section and cross it over the middle.



  5. Continue until the end or until you feel that they plait is long enough.

* You will notice that each section that you cross over the middle section, in its turn becomes the middle section.

* The middle section is never handled. Only the left and right sections are crossed over the middle to become the middle section in their turn.

* If your plaited/braided rope isn't thick or long enough, you can even re-plait/re-braid them together to form a thicker/longer rope.

 

FancyPetRats.com last updated 9 Jun, 2017

 

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