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How to braid leather

 

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How to braid leather using our leather braiding instructions and leather braiding techniques. Follow the instructions carefully, use round or flat strands.

Two Strand Square Braid

FIG. 1

Fig.1: Centre the two strands to be braided.

Fig.2: Fold 1 over 2.

Fig.3: Fold 2 over 1 and 3.

Fig.4: Fold 3 over 2 and 4.

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Fig.5: Fold 4 over 3 and through loop on strand 1.

Fig.6: Pull ends evenly until knot is tight. (then turn knot over)

Fig.7: Knot turned over.

Fig.8: (Anti-Clockwise) Fold 1 over 4 and 3 over 2.

square braid

Fig.9: Fold 2 over 3 and through loop on 1. Fold 4 over 1 and through loop on 3.

Fig.10: Pull ends evenly until knot is tight.

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Fig.11: (Clockwise) Fold 3 over 4. Fold 1 over 2. Fold 2 over 1 and through loop on 3. Fold 4 over 3 and through loop on 1. then pull ends evenly until knot is tight.

Square braid

Continue braiding, repeating steps 8: 9: 10: 11:


 

How to braid leather using our leather braiding instructions and leather braiding techniques. Follow the instructions carefully.

Three Strand Mystery Braid or Trick Braid

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Five Strand Mystery Braid or Trick Braid
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How to braid leather using our leather braiding instructions and leather braiding techniques. Follow the instructions carefully.