Ply-splitting braiding is a fiber
technique that involves splicing cords or ropes. In ply-splitting fabrics
threads are held together by one thread splitting and going through another.
Baskets can be created using this technique.
Ply-split basket gallery displays a variety of baskets made using a
for Making Cords
Step-by step directions will teach you how to make cords from yarn or other
fiber for use in creating ply-split baskets or other fiber crafts.
Instructions for making twisted cord with 6-strand floss, pearl cotton, or
metallic fibers by hand or using an electric drill.
Cords for Ply-split Braiding
Linda Hendrickson describes several ways to create cords for ply-split braiding.
Baskets by Kay Sekimachi
Ply-split braiding techniques were used to create this group of baskets by Kay.
From Peter Collingwood
Peter describes his book about the ply-split technique. Read Peter's description
Used in Cordmaking and Ply-split Braiding
Linda Hendrickson explains terms like Plain
Oblique Twining (POT), Two-Layered Oblique Interlacing (TLOI), Single-Course
Oblique Twining (SCOT) and other cordmaking terminology.