Fiber 109 — Kumihimo : Explore making useful and beautiful braids
Using a simple notched disc with a hole in its center, you can create a fascinating array of beautiful round, textured and flat patterned braids. Its a portable tool that enables you to make good use of those odd waiting moments-- in traffic, at the dentist, or waiting for a friend.
What are braids good for? pet collars and leashes, bookmarks,lanyards, zipper pulls, shoelaces,key
fobs, hatbands, napkin rings, curtain ties, to adorn gift packages, a strap for a camera or binocular, necklaces, bracelets....surely there are gifts to be made on this list!
In just three hours you will learn three or more different braiding techniques for 7, 8 and 16 strands. You will learn how to choose yarns for different purposes and special effects. How to incorporate beads into your work, and a variety of ways to finish your work. You will go home with more braiding techniques to explore and yarn to make them.