Warp Mates

The warps that are moved in the same step are warp mates. The diagram represents the placement for warp mates in a 8-strand Kongoh gumi. The warps with the same number are warp mates.

Weighted Bobbins

Weighted plastic bobbins are used to hold fibers that need less weight than a tama but more than an unweighted bobbin. They are often used for cords that are additional to the tama used for the braid ...

Waxed Linen

I use waxed linen for a few things but mainly when I am working with fiber braids. The wax on the linen gives it a ‘grab’ quality that holds it in place. These are a few of the uses for wa...