ok here try to visulaize this...
when you tie your shoe and you take the 2 ends and cross one under the other... that step? k
now take your gator bite and take your ribbon and loop it thru till you have the 2 ends...
now cross them like you are gonna tie your shoes...STOP... loop the side you just looped around under again... NOW
this helps to lock the tension...now loop it again to make a knot remove from bite
here is a site
that demos the knot I am talking about