Results better. Big stripey bead now hangs well in the braid with all cords running through it. Note however, the black cubes which were supposed to fall in the main row of the focal section didn’t quite make it.
View from the top
Beginner’s Big BooBoo: In the first iteration, the large stripey feature bead was strung on cord 4, 8th position at the central bead position. Next attempt: Eliminate all beads on all cords in the 8th position of the focal section. String only the first half of the beads. Braid to the central point. Run all cords…[Read more]
Set up for first attempt to use Yin’s graph and 7-strand ‘Fill the gap’ braid that included a very large feature bead in the center of the feature section. The large bead completely hung out of the braid structure on the first iteration.
All done except for the end caps and clasp. Got to work on fabricating those now.
The point of Braiding shown is for my combination of Kirakai (Covered) Edo Yatsu and Naiki two-strand necklace. It is at the end of the Kirakai Edo Yatsu sequence just before beginning the Naiki ‘bead’ pattern. The Kirakai Edo Yatsu of the outer, longer strand is done with all-black on the exterior for the braid between the Naiki fiber…[Read more]
You might also consider orienting the fossil cabochon sideways. I love your materials, especially those black and white drucks and the black and white yarn. Thanks for last Sunday!