Cat’s Cradle Cuff

This is a wrist cuff devised by Leon of Monkeyfetish.com during a really long day at work in spring 2005. Model: CherriesJubalie


Standard Safety disclaimer: Bondage is fun but it can also be dangerous. Ropes that are too tight or in the wrong place can cut off blood flow or cause nerve damage. It is your responsibility to ensure that you play safely. Whatever you do, have fun doing it!


Step 1 - Make a bight by folding the rope in half at the middle.
Step 1 – Make a bight by folding the rope in half at the middle.
Step 2- Make a Lark's head by pulling the free tails through the bight
Step 2- Make a Lark’s head by pulling the free tails through the bight
Step 3 - Place the Lark's head around the wrist.
Step 3 – Place the Lark’s head around the wrist.
Step 4 - Pull on the end of the bight to create some slack.
Step 4 – Pull on the end of the bight to create some slack.
Step 5 - Grab the end of the bight with your finger and pull it between the two working ends.
Step 5 – Grab the end of the bight with your finger and pull it between the two working ends.
Step 6 - Pull the bight back around the wrist between the existing ropes.
Step 6 – Pull the bight back around the wrist between the existing ropes.
Step 7 - Pull the bight around until it meets the secondary bights created when you pulled the bight around the wrist. When you are done, these bights will be touching so the amount of slack around the wrist when you touch these together is the amount that will be present when we are finished.
Step 7 – Pull the bight around until it meets the secondary bights created when you pulled the bight around the wrist. When you are done, these bights will be touching so the amount of slack around the wrist when you touch these together is the amount that will be present when we are finished.
Step 8 - Feed the left tail around the bight and through the secondary bight. Steps 9, 10 and 11 show exactly how this is done.
Step 8 – Feed the left tail around the bight and through the secondary bight. Steps 9, 10 and 11 show exactly how this is done.
Step 9 - Feed the right tail through the Bight just like you did for the left one.
Step 9 – Feed the right tail through the Bight just like you did for the left one.
Step 10 - Now feed the Right tail through the secondary bight on the *RIGHT* side. You will have already done the same thing on the left side for the other tail.
Step 10 – Now feed the Right tail through the secondary bight on the *RIGHT* side. You will have already done the same thing on the left side for the other tail.

Step 11 - Pull everything snug.  If you are using hemp, this is enough but you may wish to repeat steps 8-10 to create the final product shown below in step 12.

Step 11 – Pull everything snug.  If you are using hemp, this is enough but you may wish to repeat steps 8-10 to create the final product shown below in step 12.
Step 12 - The finished Product with each working end pulled through the bights twice.
Step 12 – The finished Product with each working end pulled through the bights twice.
Step 13 - The finished product from the top.
Step 13 – The finished product from the top.
Step 14 - Be creative and enjoy!
Step 14 – Be creative and enjoy!