The Techniques of Ply-Split Braiding

Ply-Splitting

The basic tools are:

A cord maker to twist the yarn into cords

It is easy and fun to create patterns by selecting split orders and cord colors.

A gripfid tool that splits the plies and pulls a cord back through other cords

Here is a YouTube video sample of some of the things you can create:

 

 

 Getting Started in Ply-Split Braiding

Our recommendation for what to purchase
        as a  ply-splitting beginner.

Making twisted Cords for Ply-splitting

Tools for Ply-splitting

  Here is a video of making a simple "Wave" braid: