Long and Winding Braid

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Instructor: Makiko Tada

Students will create their braid projects using the half-sasanami technique which creates a lovely flat braid with turns and bends. This technique is suitable for making bracelets and necklaces, as it can produce unique patterns depending on the position of the bends. It is also possible to reverse the colors from outside to inside to produce a braid that changes colors.

Kit: $30.00, includes Metallic or Synthetic fiber and a magnetic clasp

Equipment provided by the student: Marudai, 16 tama, 40% counterweight, chopstick, scissors

Skill level: Advanced. Must be proficient with 16-element braids on the marudai