Pile-woven or knotted rugs are created by knots. Most handmade rugs with the exception of kelims are woven by tying knots on the warp strands. The type of knot used in weaving and knot density are discussed below. Carpet and rug knots are the basic building blocks of these type of exclusive and exquisite art works.
There are different methods by which knots are created. The two predominant types of knots are asymmetrical and symmetrical. There are other kinds of knots as well such as jufti and Tibetan. However, they are not as frequently used.