Anda Gumi is perhaps, the simplest braid for the Takadai, and typically the first braid students learn on a Takadai. The literal translation is Easy to Braid and the descriptive name is Plain Weave. Anda Gumi the working bundle goes over one bundle, under one, over one, etc. Because of its simplicity, this braid can be done with any number of tama/bobbins. Additionally, Anda Gumi is frequently made on either a square plate or an Octo Plate.