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Escapate Conmigo   Ashasha ft J  Luis   Sénnit
Escapate Conmigo Ashasha ft J Luis Sénnit
Published: 2016/01/27
Channel: Sénnit
Sennit rose knot
Sennit rose knot
Published: 2016/04/19
Channel: Paracord guild
Continuous Crowning Using the Crown Sennit as a Covering Knot - How to Tie a Continuous Crown Knot
Continuous Crowning Using the Crown Sennit as a Covering Knot - How to Tie a Continuous Crown Knot
Published: 2017/06/19
Channel: Johnny Debt
Trailer: O le `Afa Sāmoa - Exploring the use of Samoan Coconut Sennit
Trailer: O le `Afa Sāmoa - Exploring the use of Samoan Coconut Sennit
Published: 2013/02/22
Channel: US Embassy Wellington
Portuguese Flat Sennit & Spiral Sennit - How to Make Zip Pull or Key Fob 🔔
Portuguese Flat Sennit & Spiral Sennit - How to Make Zip Pull or Key Fob 🔔
Published: 2017/02/14
Channel: Johnny Debt
rose sennit knot
rose sennit knot
Published: 2016/05/16
Channel: Jenny Roehm
How to Make a 7-Strand Double Braid
How to Make a 7-Strand Double Braid
Published: 2014/03/30
Channel: Macrame School
Sennit - Not Myself ( Instrumental )
Sennit - Not Myself ( Instrumental )
Published: 2017/01/25
Channel: Compilation Dude
How to Tie a Four Strand Round Braid by TIAT ("The Easy Way")
How to Tie a Four Strand Round Braid by TIAT ("The Easy Way")
Published: 2010/08/06
Channel: TyingItAllTogether
DIY / crossed sennit, chainlet - SIX strands
DIY / crossed sennit, chainlet - SIX strands
Published: 2014/02/18
Channel: Macrame School
Cassegrain - Sennit
Cassegrain - Sennit
Published: 2013/01/26
Channel: RC0020
"How You Can Make A Four Strand Chain Link Braid Paracord Bracelet"
"How You Can Make A Four Strand Chain Link Braid Paracord Bracelet"
Published: 2017/05/15
Channel: WhyKnot
DIY: Easy 6-Strand Flat Arrow Braid in 2 colors
DIY: Easy 6-Strand Flat Arrow Braid in 2 colors
Published: 2014/04/30
Channel: Macrame School
Sennit aku
Sennit aku
Published: 2017/04/16
Channel: Cinta ani cinta anni
7-Strand Sennit Braid
7-Strand Sennit Braid
Published: 2012/09/13
Channel: Julie Morton
How to Tie Chain Sennit Knot
How to Tie Chain Sennit Knot
Published: 2012/12/18
Channel: Marinews
Crossed chain sennit paracord bracelet
Crossed chain sennit paracord bracelet
Published: 2016/09/12
Channel: Paracord guild
7P 8B Sennit rose knot (a button knot)  REVISED VERSION
7P 8B Sennit rose knot (a button knot) REVISED VERSION
Published: 2013/10/09
Channel: Mabel Marble
11 strand flat braid- gaucho style
11 strand flat braid- gaucho style
Published: 2015/06/12
Channel: Paracord guild
Tribute to Paul Walker Skyline Sennit
Tribute to Paul Walker Skyline Sennit
Published: 2013/12/02
Channel: benny1051
Zipper sennit macrame cord
Zipper sennit macrame cord
Published: 2015/07/01
Channel: Sylvia villegas
How to tie 4Stand Crown Sennit
How to tie 4Stand Crown Sennit
Published: 2012/12/06
Channel: Marinews
The Paracord Weaver: How To - Crown Sennit / Round Crown Sennit
The Paracord Weaver: How To - Crown Sennit / Round Crown Sennit
Published: 2013/08/05
Channel: Paracord Weaver
Cassegrain   Sennit
Cassegrain Sennit
Published: 2014/12/18
Channel: Olivier Chevalley
DIY / crossed sennit, chain - FOUR strands
DIY / crossed sennit, chain - FOUR strands
Published: 2014/02/18
Channel: Macrame School
Paracord USB Cable Covering with the Portuguese Sennit or Cobra Stitch. Easily Recognise your Cables
Paracord USB Cable Covering with the Portuguese Sennit or Cobra Stitch. Easily Recognise your Cables
Published: 2017/05/22
Channel: Johnny Debt
Alternating Half Hitch / DIY
Alternating Half Hitch / DIY
Published: 2014/02/26
Channel: Macrame School
Sennit Meaning
Sennit Meaning
Published: 2015/04/30
Channel: ADictionary
Herringbone braided paracord bracelet
Herringbone braided paracord bracelet
Published: 2017/03/09
Channel: Paracord guild
flat hitch sennit
flat hitch sennit
Published: 2017/01/11
Channel: knottedmagpie
Dinghy painter, bridle and sennit
Dinghy painter, bridle and sennit
Published: 2017/05/20
Channel: Neptune's Gear Ltd
Matthew Walker Rose Knot
Matthew Walker Rose Knot
Published: 2016/01/05
Channel: Paracord guild
How to Tie the French Sinnet One
How to Tie the French Sinnet One
Published: 2015/08/10
Channel: AnimatedKnots
four strand crown sennit (square)
four strand crown sennit (square)
Published: 2017/05/15
Channel: knottedmagpie
Cassegrain   Sennit
Cassegrain Sennit
Published: 2014/12/20
Channel: Technocrats Official Channel
The Paracord Weaver: How To - Crown Sennit
The Paracord Weaver: How To - Crown Sennit
Published: 2013/03/19
Channel: Paracord Weaver
four strand crown sennit round
four strand crown sennit round
Published: 2017/05/21
Channel: knottedmagpie
Dinghy painter sennit and harness clip
Dinghy painter sennit and harness clip
Published: 2017/05/20
Channel: Neptune's Gear Ltd
Loughborough Pete Sennit slow mo
Loughborough Pete Sennit slow mo
Published: 2015/08/02
Channel: Craig A Street
(reupload) Tennis - senniT
(reupload) Tennis - senniT
Published: 2016/01/19
Channel: VidTens443 Alternate
1 Million Cups: Sennit, January 21, 2015
1 Million Cups: Sennit, January 21, 2015
Published: 2015/01/29
Channel: 1MillionCups St. Petersburg
MACRAME KNOTS
MACRAME KNOTS
Published: 2013/02/05
Channel: PreciosaOrnela
#1MCstp: Sennit Storage, February 17th, 2016
#1MCstp: Sennit Storage, February 17th, 2016
Published: 2016/02/19
Channel: 1MillionCups St. Petersburg
What does sennit mean?
What does sennit mean?
Published: 2015/02/10
Channel: What Does That Mean?
How to Pronounce Sennit
How to Pronounce Sennit
Published: 2012/12/25
Channel: Emma Saying
How to say "sennit"! (High Quality Voices)
How to say "sennit"! (High Quality Voices)
Published: 2017/01/23
Channel: WordBox
What does sennit mean
What does sennit mean
Published: 2016/01/16
Channel: botcaster inc. bot
How To Pronounce Sennit
How To Pronounce Sennit
Published: 2017/09/09
Channel: Emma Saying
Yellow Teal Purple Alex senniT(Senate): The 2nd Installment in substantially less than 1080 pixels
Yellow Teal Purple Alex senniT(Senate): The 2nd Installment in substantially less than 1080 pixels
Published: 2014/01/05
Channel: TennisFacksJr
How to Pronounce Sennit
How to Pronounce Sennit
Published: 2017/01/07
Channel: Dictionary Voice
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Magimagi sennit of Fiji around wooden ceiling posts.

Sennit is a type of cordage made by plaiting strands of dried fibre or grass. It can be used ornamentally in crafts, like a kind of macrame, or to make straw hats. Sennit is an important material in the cultures of Oceania, where it is used in traditional architecture, boat building, fishing and as an ornamentation.[1]

Oceania[edit]

A sacred god figure wrapping in sennit for the Tahitian war god 'Oro.
Polynesian ceremonial stone adze (toʻi or toki in Polynesian languages lashed in sennit around the blade with carved handle, 1891-1892

Tonga[edit]

Sennit in Tonga is called kafa.

Fiji[edit]

Sennit is the western term used for magimagi, an exclusive craft product of the Fiji Islands. Only Fijian artists know how to weave the beauty of magimagi into the traditional Fijian look.[citation needed][dubious ]

Hawai'i[edit]

The term is also used in Hawaii and throughout Polynesia for cordage made by braiding the fibers of coconut husks. It was important in attaching the ʻama (outrigger float) via the iako (spars) to the hull of canoes, stones to war-club handles, erecting hale (houses), etc.

Samoa[edit]

In the Samoan language, sennit is called ʻafa. It was used as cordage in the construction of traditional Samoan architecture, boat building with many other functional uses. ʻAfa is handmade from dried coconut fibre from the husk of certain varieties of coconuts with long fibres, particularly the niu'afa (afa palm).[2]

Sennit is mentioned in Robert Gibbings book Over the Reefs (1948).[3] He refers to its use in Samoa in 1946, where he was able to observe its being made on many occasions. He notes that its crafting was a constant occupation in Samoan villages, because so much of the material was required. A significant quote from the book, made by a village chief to Gibbings, emphasises the importance of sennit in Samoan culture: "In your country," said a chief to me, "only a few men can make nails, but in Samoa, everyone can make nails" (p. 118). He was referring to the sennit that is used to bind the structures or huts in which they lived. Sennit had a variety of other uses, including in shark fishing, where it was used as a noose that was placed over the shark's head as it came alongside the canoe.

"They showed me the sennit noose they had used—five years old and as good as new. They said it would last another five years if cared for." Robert Gribbings.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hiroa, Te Rangi (1964). Vikings of the Sunrise. New Zealand: Whitecombe and Tombs Ltd. p. 27. Retrieved 21 August 2010. 
  2. ^ Grattan, F.J.H. (1985). An Introduction to Samoan Custom. New Zealand: R. McMillan. pp. 164, 165. ISBN 0-908712-13-8. Retrieved 14 August 2010. 
  3. ^ "Over the Reefs", J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London, 1948.


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