Muira shibori (looped binding) involves taking a hooked needle and plucking sections of the cloth. Then a thread is looped around each section twice. The thread is not knotted tension is used to make sure everything is held in the same place. The resulting dyed cloth is a water-like design. Because no knot is used, muirea shibori is very easy to bind and unbind. Therefore, this technique is very often used.