The use of the correct knot will ensure that your work will look tidy.
Tying a bunch of straws together = Clove Hitch
Tying two straws together at right angles = Transom Knot
A knot that will not slip = Ligature Knot
Joining straw threads = Weavers Knot
Clove Hitch Method 1
Clove Hitch Method 2
Transom Knot Method 1
Transom Knot Method 2 (using a Clove Hitch)
This knot is sometimes called the Surgeon’s knot but the correct name for this knot is the Ligature knot.