Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Practical and Pretty: Chopstick Wrapper Origami

A couple of weeks ago we're at dinner at a Japanese restaurant, and without thinking, I do this:

I then look over and realize our friend Jenna has done this:

I'm humbled. She showed me a few quick folds and before I knew it, I had a similar contraption to rest my chopsticks on.

Turns out, Chopstick Wrapper Origami is a Thing and there are lots of recipes out there to achieve similar results. Here's a few to try: simple, bird, snail, boat and snake (sorry Sis!).

Turn waiting for your food to show up into a crafting session? I'm in!


  1. I'll have to try that snail pattern next time I get sushi

  2. That's right Nick, I had forgotten that your an origami master (to me, anyway). Let's get sushi so can train me in the ways of the fold!