Recording from Kumihimo Wednesday January 20, 2021. Fiber Braids – learn the rules and when it is necessary to break them. How much counterweight to use is one of the most often asked questions but there is not one rule that works for all situations. So, it is necessary to learn how the counter weight as well as your hand movements impact your braid tension. With a few simple tips you will be able to analyze your situation and know how to make adjustments to get the results you want….