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Kumihimo Braiding Books

Japanese Braiding
Kumihimo braids are made of silk threads and were originally used as ties, cording, and belts for clothing and closures for Samurai warriors. Detailed step-by-step photographs present six projects to make a variety of braids, and tips on equipment and advice for developing the projects are included.
UK: Japanese Braiding

Creative Kumihimo
advanced patterns for the Marudai, using 4, 8 and 16 tamas (bobins).
UK: Creative Kumihimo

Japanese Braiding: The Art of Kumihimo
UK: Japanese Braiding

A Complete Guide To Kumihimo On A Braiding Loom: Round, Flat, Square, Hollow, And Beaded Braids And Necklaces
Step-by-step instructions for basic and advanced braiding techniques using the widely available handheld KumiLoom and other disks.
UK: Complete Guide to Kumihimo

200 Braids to Twist, Knot, Loop, or Weave
Hundreds of sumptuous braided designs are arranged by structure, from twisted and knotted pieces to more elaborate looped and woven examples.
UK: 200 Braids to Twist

The Complete Book of Decorative Knots
Eighty ornamental and useful knots with easy-to-follow; with step-by-step illustrations.
UK: Decorative Knots

Kumihimo Starter Kit: KumiLoom Disk/Bobbins/Booklet/Cord
KumiLoom professional Kumihimo disk (with quickstart instructions on back) and 8 flexible plastic bobbins.
UK: Kumihimo Starter Kit

Inkle Weaving

Inkle Weaving
UK: Inkle Weaving

The Weaver’s Inkle Pattern Directory: 400 Warp-Faced Weaves
An overview of inkle weaving’s history and traditions. Instructions for loom set-up and simple techniques.
An astonishing 400 woven patterns—some making their first debut.

Card Weaving

Card Weaving
With nothing more than colored yarn and simple cardboard squares, crafters can produce exquisitely patterned woven bands.
UK: Card Weaving

Kumihimo Braiding

 

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