The first rule is there are no rules. It isn't like other art. If you can hold a pen, you can create tangles. Every tile is made up of three things.
1. Tile - a tile is a square (3.5 x 3.5) or circle that you apply the patterns on.
2. String - the string is the line that divide the tile into smaller pieces to be filled with patterns.
It is random how you draw your string.
3. Repeating patterns - the patterns fill the spaces created by drawing a "string". There are hundreds of patterns to draw (with step-by-step instructions) and we encourage you to make up new tangles. Example: