How to Fold a Napkin Into a Cockscomb

Are you looking to liven up your table with decorative napkin folds? Demonstrated is how to fold a napkin into a Cockscomb. This type of napkin fold originated from the comb of a rooster, hence the name: Cockscomb.

Steps

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    Place your napkin in the shape of a diamond.
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    Make sure the four loose edges are at the top.
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    Fold from top to bottom, forming a triangle.
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    Rotate the napkin. Make sure the four loose edges are still on top.
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    Imagine a line down the middle of the napkin. Fold one side into the middle.
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    Fold the other side into the middle.
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    Flip the napkin over, folding the two bottom flaps up.
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    Fold the napkin in half; side to side.
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    Hold the napkin in the palm of your hand.
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    Slightly gripping the napkin, find the first layer on top and gently pull.
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    Find the second layer and gently pull.
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    Find the third layer and gently pull.
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    Find the final layer and gently pull.
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    Make any necessary adjustments.
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    Place your finished Cockscomb on the table.

Tips

  • Be as gentle as you can when lifting up the four layers.
  • Try to crease every fold; this will give you a better finish.

Warnings

  • Gripping too hard will make the napkin fall apart.
  • Pulling the layers up too hard will tear the napkin.

Things You'll Need

  • Napkins

Article Info

Categories: Towel Origami and Decoration