History and techniques
Photo and directions
for a knotwork-like three-color braid
Fingerloop braiding for one person
Fingerloop braiding for two or more people
Multiperson fingerloop braids by yourself with an example and a discussion of braid structure
A fingerlooped seal tag
Kumihimo is a Japanese braiding technique in which a braiding stool (marudai) is
used to support the bobbins used to hold the working threads. Many
bobbins can be used, to create very complex braids.
This braid is blue silk
and metallic embroidery thread, eight bobbins with many strands per
This is a sampler of all the 8-bobbin braids from
Roderick Owen's book.
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