Chochaio Bird

Collected by Father Raymund from the people of Palau. Reconstructed by Mark Sherman. The full title of this string figure is "A chochaío (bird) from the house of Augeloi, with a plucked-apart tail and rumpled feathers."

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Step 5 - 1, from above, removes 2 loop. (Best way to do this: With 1 press down on 2n; insert 2 into its own loop; pull hands apart so that 2 loop slips off onto 1; return 1 to an upright position.)

2, from below, removes upper 1 loop.