Sprang is closely related to braiding, but it is done on threads which are stretched on a frame, so that the braided fabric builds from both ends towards the middle.

* Sprang photos


* Here's the handout from my sprang class and another handout on patterned sprang.

* Basics of circular warps for sprang and a sprang frame designed for circular or flat sprang.


* Peter Collingwood has a book, The Techniques of Sprang: Plaiting on Stretched Threads.

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