Plate

The original foam kumihimo square plate was designed by Makiko Tada and made in Japan by the Hamanaka company. Many disks are available in different shapes and sizes and are made by many manufacturers.

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Ply-split braiding

This braiding technique involves pulling cords through the plies of other cord to create flat band or three-dimensional objects. As with most braiding techniques, Ply-Split braiding does not have fixed warp and weft threads. Rather, threads alternate between acting as warp or weft. The technique originates from the Thar desert of North West India where […]

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POB

A shorthand abbreviation for Point of Braiding. See definition for Point of Braiding

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Point of Braiding

When groups of yarns are interlaced and a braid is being formed, the center of the braided structure represents the point of braiding. That’s where the interlacement occurs and the structure becomes visible. The point of braiding is clearly visible when braids are constructed on round devices or handheld, where layers of interlaced yarns are […]

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