Introduction to Kumihimo on Marudai

John Whitley

Thursday All Day

Learn kumihimo, Japanese braiding, on marudai – the "round stand". Students will learn proper hand move technique, a few basic braid patterns, and learn how to make and setup a warp on their stand.

Skill Level: No prior experience required.

Material fee: $5, pre-made warp.


Student Supplies: Marudai and minimum 8 tama.  12 to 16 tama preferred.  Limited sets of marudai and tama available for students to borrow during class upon prior reservation.  Please email John ( to reserve.

Homework: None