making a Chili Ristra
Select red and green chili peppers.
Cut a long length of twine (lo-%0d%0an-g, about 10 feet or so.) Double the twine and tie a knot at one end. Begin making a series of slipknots with your doubled â€œropeâ€.
Begin poking the stems of your peppers into the slipknots. Tighten each knot as you add more peppers.%0d%0aAfter about every third pepper, weave the twine around the stems several times and knot to make a cluster.
Continue the process until you have a “foundation” for your ristra; Cut more pieces of twine in lengths of about 6 inches. Begin attaching more peppers by simply tying double-knots tosecure them to your foundation
Your Ristra should look like this.