Basic Kumihimo with Template

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Basic Kumihimo with Template Pattern


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Jewelry: Basic Kumihimo with Template
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details





Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Beginner Tutorial - No Skill Necessary

Pattern Description:

This exclusive Vanilla Bead tutorial teaches you to create Kumihimo braids and cord for use in jewelry - or anywhere else you need a decorative cord! Our exclusive tutorial includes step by step illustrated instructions with helpful tips and design ideas. A template is provided at the end of the tutorial so that you can make your own Kumihimo disk. Discover for yourself the fun and beauty of Kumihimo!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Whatever length you like!


  • Kumihimo Loom (Template included to make your own loom.)
  • Satin Cord or Cord or String or Yarn
  • Binder Clip (optional)
  • Scrap wire - 3 inches or so
  • Thread

You Will Also Need:

  • To finish as a necklace or bracelet you will need end caps and a clasp. You can purchase these or make your own.

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