There's Only One Woman Left on Earth Who Knows How to Spin Silk from Clam Spit - The WOW Report
The ancient art of spinning golden sea silk – or byssus – from the saliva of a clam has been around for 10,000 years. It was brought from the ancient Middle East by the great-granddaughter of Herod the Great during the second half of the First Century, and is commonly believed to be the finest fabric known to Egypt, Greece, and Rome.

DIY Paracord Nautical Knot Bracelet Tutorial from Tried & True.

You can also make this DIY Nautical Knot Bracelet out of hemp, leather or bungee cord.

For lots more knot DIYs go here: and for a Roundup of Knots, Resources and Tutorials below go here (#2 is a gorgeous dip dyed Anthro knockoff).

Another easy DIY is this Knot Key Ring Tutorial from Adorablest.

I also like these DIY Spool Knit Knotted Coasters from My Poppet.