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Kumihimo chocker by knotsme Kumihimo chocker by knotsme
Kumihimo chocker, braided using a peruvian pattern from "250 patterns from japan, perù & beyond" by Rodrick Owen.

100% silk, deep blue and silver, with two wood beads like closure ^^

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SerraAngel22 Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2012
This is really nice!! Beautiful pattern and love the blue & silver :D
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Talty Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2012   Artisan Crafter
Hello! I wanted to let you know that this was featured in #projecteducate's Artisan Crafts Week as one of the most notable examples of artisan crafts. You can read the article here: [link] and feel free to be a part of the Artisan Crafts week, we have lots of activities and a contest planed! :)

Keep up the good work!
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knottingdiva1 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is lovely
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Caribatiger Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2012
Must. Know. Pattern.
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JJ-Q Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2011
This is exactly what i'm looking for! so what other books or websites do people reccomend? Know anyth8ing about tablet braiding or similar craft? Not that many manly crafts out there :)
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knotsme Featured By Owner May 9, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Hi!
I recommend the books by Jacqui Carey "Beginner's guide" and "Creative kumihimo" and, once you're pretty good, the books by Makiko Tada.
I don't know anything about tablet weaving, sorry ^^
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conceptions Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2010  Student
this is amazing!
I love doing things like this, but do you know any free sites where I can fing patterns?

thanks in advance
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knotsme Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2010  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Hi!
I don't know any free site, sorry. I started buying a book of Jacqui Carey, and continued buying other books :D
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Peter-The-Knotter Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2009  Student Artisan Crafter
Ah! Ithought I saw Owens influence in your work.. I have a copy of the same book... this is a really nice piece... P.
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knotsme Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
You're right ^^ This is from a Rodrick Owen book, a Peruvian pattern.
Thanks! :D
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Peter-The-Knotter Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2009  Student Artisan Crafter
you're welcome! ...Have you seen many examples of kumihimo used in samurai armour? best wishes! ciao, Peter.
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knotsme Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Yes, i have the Carey's book "Samurai undressed", it's very interesting ^^
Ciao! :D
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Peter-The-Knotter Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2009  Student Artisan Crafter
Me too!:D ....probably several others in common too... huh!
Ciao! P.
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