For the Mandala flower, here is a step-by-step photo gallery. To do this you start at step 1 with 7 strings attached and 6 with Einhängeschlingen on 7 folded thread. Other threads are then inserted by most of us with an ordinary shoelace knot.
Summary: If you are interested in Chinese knots, this ball would be definitely a attraction to you. It is basically a finger weaving method. And your left thumb and little finger along with right hands play a significant role in tying knots below.