Items needed: basic altar set up, 13 inches of cord or thread in color symbolic of need.
Shield, ground and center, cast circle. Charge of the Goddess and God.
Visualize desired need as cord is tied thusly:
As each knot is tied, say the corresponding phrases:
BY KNOT OF ONE, THIS SPELL HAS BEGUN
BY KNOT OF TWO, MY WORDS ARE TRUE
BY KNOT OF THREE, IT COMES TO BE
BY KNOT OF FOUR, POWER IN STORE
BY KNOT OF FIVE, THE SPELL IS ALIVE
BY KNOT OF SIX, THE SPELL IS FIXED
BY KNOT OF SEVEN, THE ANSWER IS GIVEN
BY KNOT OF EIGHT, I MELD WITH FATE
BY KNOT OF NINE, THE THING IS MINE!
Ground, cakes and wine, thank the Goddess, open the circle.
For love, money or drawing magic, keep cord until spell is successful, then burn or bury it.
For banishing or binding magic, after working is through, immediately bury cord off of property.