King's Crown

Collected in 1965 by Erik Kaas Nielsen from Susanne Nielsen, a 6th grade student at Brøndbyvester School in Copenhagen. "King's Crown" is a variation of the four-diamond figure commonly known as "Jacob's Ladder".

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Step 6 - 2, from above, enters the palmar triangle and touches the palm, thus trapping the far string of the triangle.

Release the 5 loop, then rotate 2 away from you and up to place the trapped string on its back (in the process the original loop on 2 slips off).

Extend with palms facing away, 2 pointing up, and 1 pointing toward the opposite hand.

The central pentagon flanked by four triangles represents the "King's Crown".