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How to make a four-strand round braid.
BEAD & BUTTON #14 Jun 1996 pg. 13

How to braid a four-strand round braid.
BEAD & BUTTON #34 Dec 1999 pg. 8

Braiding with corn husks.
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1966 (v.56#10) pg. 52

Instructions in decorative flat braiding. Covers 4-strand, 5-strand, 6-strand, 12-strand and 12-strand Chevron. Includes instructions for making a buckled belt and a plant hanger.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #69 Jun 1979 (v.6#9) pg. 52

How to use a lucet to produce a square, tightly-braided cord that is extremely strong and does not stretch. A lucet is a flat, lyre-shaped tool with two horns curved outward and a small hole in the base.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Oct 1983 (v.14#5) pg. 66

Instructions for doing Scandinavian square braid.
HANDWOVEN Mar 1982 (v.3#2) pg. 75

Slentre braiding. How to do this ancient Danish braid using yarn and your fingers.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1984 (v.5#1) pg. 109

Weaving ideas to use with young children. (1) Tube weaving on a cardboard loom. (2) Trivet woven on a circle of cardboard. (3) Rigid heddle loom made from popsicle sticks. (4) Weaving with drinking straws. (5) Solar dyeing using Kool-aid. (6) Slentre braids.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1989 (v.10#3) pg. 22

Kumihimo. The ancient craft of Japanese braiding in which bundles, made up of fine strands, are wound on bobbins and suspended from a braiding frame or stool. Instructions on how to improvise a stool, bobbins and make a braid.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1991 (v.12#3) pg. 57

Braids for every use. Instructions for making four-strand flat and round braid, seven-strand Chinese braid, eight-strand West African braid, 10-strand half-round braid and an 11-strand Nigerian braid.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1991 (v.12#3) pg. 58

Tip suggests using film canisters for the kumihimo braiding technique bobbins.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1997 (v.18#3) pg. 24

Slentre braids. How to make half-round and square braids using a Danish technique.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1997 (v.18#3) pg. 60

Kumihimo the easy way. How to make a spiral Japanese braid. Instructions for making a braiding card, set it up, select the threads or ribbon, and weave.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1999 (v.20#3) pg. 31

Design your own kumihimo patterns.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1999 (v.20#3) pg. 35

Slentre braiding, a Scandinavian technique. Four basic selentre braids are diagrammed: half-rounded, squared, spiral, and flat. Includes instructions for a bi-color loop braid.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #34 Spring 1978 (v.9#2) pg. 63

Hexaonal plaiting. Three-element plaiting to create a container.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #36 Fall 1978 (v.9#4) pg. 40

Kumihimo braiding, an ancient Japanese technique. Includes instructions for making a braiding stool and overhead counterweight structure.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #43 Summer 1980 (v.11#3) pg. 19

Plaiting: Non-loom weaving. Two patterns from Gyongy Laky. (1) Three-weft weaving. (2) Plaited basket: Two-weft woven box.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #46 Spring 1981 (v.12#2) pg. 33

Braids of Japan and Peru, their history and uses. How to make a simple rope braid in a Peruvian chevron pattern using a cardboard square as a loom.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #85 Winter 1990-91 (v.22#1) pg. 22

Kumihimo, an advanced Japanese braiding technique. Includes instructions for making a Maru Dai (a round stand with weighted bobbins). Includes a series of exercises for beginners.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #119 Summer 1999 (v.30#3) pg. 43

Unique technique for making a braided strap similar to those found on mochilas from Colombia.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #25 Summer 1982 (v.7#1) pg. 56

A seven-loop Bolivian braid strap.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #37 Summer 1985 (v.10#1) pg. 12

How to make an assortment of flat loop braids.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #37 Summer 1985 (v.10#1) pg. 15

Two versions of cord to braid and knot from embroidery floss.
WORKBASKET Aug 1989 (v.54#9) pg. 34