Mudcat Café message #2154289 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #46932   Message #2154289
Posted By: Susan B
21-Sep-07 - 11:11 AM
Thread Name: Child's Game: Elastics
Subject: RE: Child's Game: Elastics
Just for the record, I remember others playing this in the playgrounds in Southampton in the early 60s (then, as now, I was always too clumsy and broke the elastics!) and it was being played in Manchester when we moved up there in the mid 60s. French skipping was the name in both places.
The method of "knotting" the elastic bands together was that each was looped through the previous, then through itself.