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Online and instructor-led classes with top instructors, a braiding dictionary, and an informational blog – just a few of the resources AKS can offer you in your Kumihimo journey.

Learn How We Can Help


One of the best ways to learn and grow is with others. It’s part of our mission to help you connect with your fellow kumistas using our networking tools, events, and local groups calendar.

Network and Connect


Find others to braid with, expand your knowledge with AKS Online Learning Center eCourses. And, visit the AKS Calendar to find braiding events near you.


Check out our Online Learning Center for current and ongoing classes and eStudy Groups.

Or check out our Techniques and Tutorials page for video instruction from Rosalie Neilson.

Intro to Marudai is our latest eStudy Group.  JOIN TODAY