Start a Four Strand in Two Colors

When you look at these postings, remember that it is a blog and the older postings is below and the latest is at the top.

This one, for example, builds on the previous posting where I showed the plain start of a four strand round braid with and without a core. Here I will show you two videos on starting the same four strand braid, but using two colors.

The first method will give you a spiral pattern around the braid:

and the second will give you a diamond pattern in the two colors:

Braiding a Foundation Knot

I will expand on this posting later – just want to get the video out there quick.

If you are looking at this on Facebook, I do not think the videos shows up – so you will have to look at this post in the original blog:  

LeatherLearn Blog

Thanks to my friend Mark Sampson, my capcam works excelent so that you can see on the videos exactly what I see!

Come back often – I will have this instruction much more complete with all the do’s and dont’s of tying this knot.   Suggestions and feedback will be most welcome to j  at  johan-potgieter.com

Here is the basics:

Second part:

Please ask questions if anything is unclear!