200 Braids to Twist, Knot, Loop, or Weave

200 Braids to Twist, Knot, Loop, or Weave

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By (author) Jacqui Carey

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  • Publisher: Interweave Press Inc
  • Format: Hardback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 160mm x 203mm x 28mm | 635g
  • Publication date: 1 April 2007
  • Publication City/Country: Loveland
  • ISBN 10: 1596680180
  • ISBN 13: 9781596680180
  • Sales rank: 201,802

Product description

Hundreds of sumptuous braided designs are arranged by structure, from twisted and knotted pieces to more elaborate looped and woven examples. Each braid features a beautiful close-up photograph, materials list, step-by-step instructions, and easy-to-follow color illustrations to guide crafters along. Each technique is explored in-depth, followed by tips on starting and finishing braids and advice for incorporating braids into other textile projects.

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Author information

Jacqui Carey is the author of "Beads and Braids," "The Beginner's Guide to Braiding," "Creative Kumihimo," and "Round the Beading Twist," as well as a teacher and lecturer specializing in braid making.

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"This should be the standard reference on braiding." - "Library Journal," starred review"What good is a braiding book to us knitters? TONS! You must see this book...Brilliant." - Knitty.com"A fascinating compilation of braids that is well-illustrated and clearly explained." - "The News & Observer""Five stars! I am literally fascinated by all the various kinds of braids and trims that can be made." - "Knitting News""Such simple techniques yielding such sumptuous results...I'm dreaming about ways to use the miles of trims I'm planning on making." - Craftypod.com"If you have fond memories of making lanyards in summer camp, this book is for you." - "Knitter's Review""This is braiding for grown-ups...braids that you create to decorate whatever you wish. The results are luscious." - "Fiber Arts News""A great deal of value to offer even the more experienced braider" - "Library Bookwatch"