Loop Braiding in Japan (Kute-uchi)

Kute -Uchi dates back to the 7th century in Japan. This braiding technique allows the craftsman to make a braid free-hand without the aid of equipment, although for long braids another person may beat the braid. In the Japanese kute-uchi a foot-controlled beater may be used. Loops of threads are attached to a center point. […]

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