Hints & Solutions Edit
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Notice that the string makes recognizable shapes
The starting point is the free end of the string and the end is the ball of string
Following the string from the start and documenting each letter/number as you pass through it gives the order: 7, 10, A, 2, Q, 4, 8, 5, 3, 6, 9, J