Step 8: Knotting the bat wings
For the bat wings fold two more 54-inch cords in half and loop them on the stick on each side of the head with Lark’s Head Knots. (picture 1)
One of the two strands hanging down on each side will be your filler cord to add 4 more 54-inch cords to. They are also folded in half and added with reversed Lark’s Head Knots. So that’s 4 cords added on each side of the head. (pictures 2 through 6)
Now use the first cord on the outside as the next filler cord. Loop Diagonal Clove Hitch Knots onto that filler cord working inwards. (pictures 7 through 9).
Now you need to grab the outer cord on the right where you just ended and work towards the outside while leaving the strands longer and not pulling them tight. This creates a V-shape with webs in the center. (pictures 10 and 11). Tie a knot at the end so the string can’t unravel and trim it. (pictures 12 and 13) Repeat this V-shape 3 more times (pictures 14 through 16) so you end up with a wing that has 4 webs.
Replicate the same bat wing on the other side.