kumihimo

We also tried kumihimo (gathered threads)–a form of Japanese braiding. image

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The threads and braid are tied to heavy bobbins to keep an even tension as you work.

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Julie hard at work, making a beautiful 8 strand braid using the cotton thread we’d wrapped our shibori work in before dyeing.

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My finished braid, using linen dyed with kakishibu. Any ideas what to do with it?

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