Monday, June 16, 2008
Weaving with three warps...
A paracord bracelet done by weaving with three warps. This could also be done as a watchband, pet collar, or hatband. The basic weaving method is shown in Stuart Grainger's 'Creative Ropecraft'.
Online examples of variations with this pattern, that may be tied differently but look similar when finished, can be seen done as a paracord lanyard/fob by Colby, a tutorial by MinorCuts, another as the Ladder Rack knot, and again as a Paracord D-guard, and another example here.
More examples and variations can be found in books like, 200 Braids, The Encyclopedia of Knots and Fancy Ropework(out of print, but you might find a one on ebay), and Ashley's Book of Knots.
I was sent this photo of a woven sling pouch, I think from this forum, and that reminded me of the Slinging.org link that I've had on my links list for awhile. There are a couple of nice examples of woven sling pouches over there, like this one in paracord and another with a bit more weaving. I have a simple rope sling I bought a few years ago, but still haven't made my own yet... another project to consider.