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Braids: 250 Patterns from Japan, Peru, and Beyond


by Rodrick Owen

A comprehensive guide to all stages of braiding on the marudai. History and Equipment, and Materials and Method include step-by-step diagrams and instructions for a wide variety of patterns for the marudai. Four- to sixteen-strand braids for round, flat, spiral, and hollow braids as well as a triangular-, hexagonal-, pentagonal- and pentalpha-shaped braid. This book also includes instruction on making braids on the disk and plate, excellent for school work, in a math program, linked to geography and history.

Softcover, 2nd edition- 2004, full color, 159 pages, published in USA