Tutorial: 9-loop braids

Add thumbs to make even bigger and better square and flat braids! This was done before me in (at least) China and Finland, as well as by my first loop braiding teacher. This is the first step for braiding multi-loop braids like the ones in my header photo.

Bicolor loop magic (tutorial)

Bicolor loops are loops made out of two colors, tied or linked together. They can create very different braid patterns than the patterns you can get from single-color loops. Tutorial and tips for using bicolor loops, including 3 basic bicolor pattern variations that can be made with 5 or more loops, and how to switch between patterns within one braid…