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Braiding Plate Instructions

Kumihimo tutorials for making flat braids on a braiding plate


These pages are freely available instructions for making braids on the kumihimo disk and plate. These are instructions of common generic braids, patterns freely available in Japan. along with Makiko Tada's instructions for which may be found in her book for disk and plate braids.
Text and pictures by None Redmond, a weaver and kumihimo braiding teacher.



Braid 3: Chevron (or Une-gumi) Braid (3/4)

Finally there are no more threads to go up or down from the upper or lower array and the side thread at (B) is moved down to the bottom at the extreme right. (B) to (10)
Chevron flat braid.

The braid is now to be worked on the left side in just the same manner as the right. Here (6) goes up to 6.
Chevron flat braid.

5 to (6)
Chevron flat braid.

(5) to 5
Chevron flat braid.

4 to (5)
Chevron flat braid.

(4) to 4
Chevron flat braid.

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Braid 3: Chevron (or Une-gumi) Braid (4/4)