For this Project we are going to make a kumihimo wheel & eight bobbins out of cardboard this is going to be the jig to braid the outer casing.
For your fist time get two different colors of thread this will help you from getting to confused as you braid.
For this braid we will use green & purple.
Step 1: Making the kimihimo wheel & bobbins
Step 1. draw out two circles one within the other one. The outer around 6-7 inch. & the inner 1-2 inch. then 16 marks on the outer circle in equal distances from one an other.
Step 2. cut out the two circles & make 1/2 inch cuts on the 16 marks.
step 3. Then draw & cut out the bobbins out with 1/2 inch. cuts on each end.