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Introduction to Prumihimo Virtual Workshop

Since June I have been teaching Prumihimo braiding skills in virtual workshops. The fun name I have given to my program of workshops is Zoomihimo by Prumihimo and since June I have had the honour of welcoming over 60 students virtually to my home. The feedback has been brilliant and the high number of returning […]

Brand new starter kit for Prumihimo

I have been meaning to put together a dedicated starter kit for my Prumihimo disk for a long time, but I just did not find the time to work through all the possibilities and decide what to include and exclude. The first lockdown this year gave me time to give it some serious thought. I […]

Zoomihimo by Prumihimo!

Lockdown has changed all of our lives in so many ways and the initial stages of the lockdown were filled for many with fear and sadness. While these emotions may persist many now feel the need to move forward and try to squeeze some positives out of this terrible situation. As we emerge carefully from […]

Prumihimo YouTube Channel – Part 3

For my blog today I would like to go through the project videos for the regular round disk. In some ways a technique video and a project video is pretty similar and there is bound to be some overlap because I am merely trying to break down the huge number of videos into manageable chunks. […]

Prumihimo YouTube Channel – Part 2

Loop Pendant

Yesterday I ran through the braid structure videos currently available on the Prumihimo YouTube channel. Today I will go through the technique videos. In some ways they may seem like a rather random collection of techniques, but I have tried to respond to the most frequent questions I am asked by filming those techniques first. […]

Kumihimo to keep you busy and cheer you up

We find ourselves in deeply worrying times with the rapid spread of coronavirus around the globe, but as crafters and makers we have the advantage of being able to keep our (frequently washed) hands busy and away from our faces, while also keeping our minds off the frightening spread of the virus. Kumihimo braiding has […]

Braiding around a core cord

Braiding around a core

Braiders are very demanding! It seems that they want to be able to achieve ever more complex effects with their kumihimo and what I love about braiding is that it always rises to the challenge of these demands. Just a few years ago many techniques were deemed impossible, but now they are commonplace. This is […]