Introducing the Möbius-Twisted Turk's Head Knot

Carlo H. Séquin and Lorenzo Larrucea
Proceedings of Bridges 2015: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2015)
Pages 335–338 Short Papers


This paper shows how the classical braided Turk's Head knot can be changed from a cylindrical configuration into a single-sided Möbius band. Realizations are shown using latigo leather and colored paper strips, respectively.