Linda Hendrickson
Tablet Weaving and Ply-Splitting Books, Tools & Kits

Ply-Split Braid on a Keyring: Whirligig Design

Learn the techniques of ply-split braiding by making this braid on a keyring. To order a kit for this braid with cords and instructions with step-by-step photos, please see details on my Kits for Ply-Split Braids and Ornaments page.

This Ply-Split Whirligig Braid features a traditional ply-split design found in the camel girths from India's Thar Desert. The structure is POT (plain oblique twining). When the cords are arranged in the correct order, the design appears automatically as the braid is worked in POT.

Kits for Ply-Split Braids and Ornaments

This page created on March 18, 2013, and updated on June 14, 2013.