Synopses & Reviews
"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 and 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
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 indepth, followed by tips on starting and finishing braids and advice for incorporating braids into other textile projects.
About the Author
Jacqui Carey is the author of Beads and Braids
, The Beginner's Guide to Braiding
, Creative Kumihimo
, and Round the Beading Twis
t, as well as a teacher and lecturer specializing in braid making.