Standing on the shoulders of Kumihimo giants

Having got a kumihimo disk just over a week ago, I am now amassing a huge arsenal of round plastic bobbins. They are mega-useful for keeping all those miles of warp threads under control. One consequence of all this bobbin usage though, is that, if you lift the disk up to check how your pattern… Continue reading Standing on the shoulders of Kumihimo giants


First steps in Kumihimo

'I'll never get the hang of this braiding disc!' I said. 'Those little plastic bobbins keep flying around all over the place and getting tangled up. Pesky 'crummy-himo'!' Later yesterday though, I watched part of a short tutorial on the art of kumihimo braiding, and realised where I'd been going wrong. My warp threads had… Continue reading First steps in Kumihimo