Zigzag Palaspas – Coconut Tree / Palm Tree Frond Weaving

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These zigzag palaspas made by weaving coconut tree or palm tree fronds were used as decorating hangings in weddings in India. They were also used on palm Sundays.

DIY woven coconut tree - palm tree frond - zigzag whip - chevron wall hanging

DIY woven coconut tree - palm tree frond - zigzag whip - chevron wall hanging

Here is how you can make it. Separate the spine but allow it to be attached to the leaf for about 3 inches.

DIY woven coconut tree - palm tree frond - zigzag whip - chevron wall hanging

Fold the bottom layer so it is at 90 degrees to the spine.

DIY woven coconut tree - palm tree frond - zigzag whip - chevron wall hanging

DIY woven coconut tree - palm tree frond - zigzag whip - chevron wall hanging

Wrap the top layer around the folded bottom layer.

DIY woven coconut tree - palm tree frond - zigzag whip - chevron wall hanging

DIY woven coconut tree - palm tree frond - zigzag whip - chevron wall hanging

As you can see, the spine is between the two layer.

DIY woven coconut tree - palm tree frond - zigzag whip - chevron wall hanging

Again fold the bottom layer so it is parallel to the spine.

DIY woven coconut tree - palm tree frond - zigzag whip - chevron wall hanging

Wrap the top layer around the bottom layer.

DIY woven coconut tree - palm tree frond - zigzag whip - chevron wall hanging

Now fold the bottom layer so it is perpendicular to the spine.

DIY woven coconut tree - palm tree frond - zigzag whip - chevron wall hanging

Wrap the top layer around it again.

DIY woven coconut tree - palm tree frond - zigzag whip - chevron wall hanging

The spine will again be between the layers.

DIY woven coconut tree - palm tree frond - zigzag whip - chevron wall hanging

Continue the steps.
DIY woven coconut tree - palm tree frond - zigzag whip - chevron wall hanging

DIY woven coconut tree - palm tree frond - zigzag whip - chevron wall hanging

DIY woven coconut tree - palm tree frond - zigzag whip - chevron wall hanging

DIY woven coconut tree - palm tree frond - zigzag whip - chevron wall hanging

DIY woven coconut tree - palm tree frond - zigzag whip - chevron wall hanging

DIY woven coconut tree - palm tree frond - zigzag whip - chevron wall hanging

DIY woven coconut tree - palm tree frond - zigzag whip - chevron wall hanging

DIY woven coconut tree - palm tree frond - zigzag whip - chevron wall hanging

Pretty ain’t it?

DIY woven coconut tree - palm tree frond - zigzag whip - chevron wall hanging

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DIY woven coconut tree - palm tree frond - zigzag whip - chevron wall hanging

DIY woven coconut tree - palm tree frond - zigzag whip - chevron wall hanging

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