I'm sorry. This is supposed tobe like a life hack sorta thing, but all I could so was laugh because now I know how to make these. Remeber the Spongebob episode when he is with the ghost captain and he's playong witht he string. My favorite episode.
Here is a fun tutorial about how to tie a simple monkey’s fist decorative knot .The monkey fist knot is one of the most popular knots in the world. (y) picture & video tutorials--> http://wonderfuldiy.com/wonderful-diy-tie-the-monkeys-fist-knot/