by Jacqui Carey
Original Title: Beginners Guide to Braiding: The Craft of Kumihimo, this title is no longer in print.
A great beginners book for learning to use the marudai with fiber. The book includes step by step directions with color photographs of six eight strand braids: square, round, flat, honeycomb, hollow and rounded flat. The book also goes into a good amount of detail about materials, equipment and the use of traditional kumihimo threads and textured yarns.
Hard cover with a enclosed spiral binding, full color, 64 pages