A Giraffe Eating Grass

A contemporary string figure created by Kazuo Kamiya of Saitama, Japan. It's a clever variation of "Two Brown Bears", an Inuit figure collected by Diamond Jenness.

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Step 7 - Release 2 loop and extend with fists pointing away from you to reveal "A Giraffe Eating Grass".

The loops encircling L5f represent the giraffe's front and back legs; The loop encircling R5f represents the giraffe's head; the string segments that wrap around 1n represent the giraffe's back (left) and long neck (center).