String Figures and how to Make Them

A Study of Cat's Cradle in Many Lands

Diagrams and text illustrate the steps involved in creating over one hundred string figures while providing information on their origin and cultural background

It should be remembered that the following descriptions follow exactly the
methods used by the natives; doubtless other ways of forming the same figures
exist, or can be devised, but I have not deemed it right, on the etlmological
grounds ...