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How to Wrap Something in a Furoshiki
The furoshiki is a square piece of cloth used for wrapping and carrying a wide variety of objects easily. It is sometimes used to wrap presents in an especially courteous way. This page shows how to wrap two bottles in a single furoshiki, and how to wrap a watermelon.
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Two bottles in one furoshiki
Make the knot tidy, and you are ready to go.
Spread the furoshiki out flat, and place the two bottles on an imaginary line between two opposite corners, separating the bottles a little.
Take the front half of the furoshiki and place it over the bottles.
Roll the bottles away from you, wrapping them in the cloth.
Take hold of the two ends, and stand the bottles upright.
Make a double knot to tie the two ends together tightly.
Spread the furoshiki out flat, and place the watermelon in the middle.
Tie the two corners near you together.
Tie the other two corners in the same way.
Take the knot near you and pass it through the hole under the knot you made further away from you.
Pull the upper knot up, and you now have an easy way to carry your watermelon.