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|1||Double-faced pattern, 16 cards plus border.
Photo of double-faced braids, other side
|2||Slightly larger double-faced pattern, 21 cards plus border. Both edges are smooth on one side, both jagged on the back side.|
Vacant hole technique, 26 cards plus border.
More difficult to weave than all others.
|4||This pattern can be done in 2 or 3 colors, 3 or 4 holes threaded. It takes 24 cards + border.
The gold and white braids were done on the same warp.
The only difference between this braid and the previous one is color.
The cards for the first purple braid have an empty hole opposite the purple thread. You can model each one of these cases in the software by changing the colors.
This series of braids started with the 3-strand braids described on page
"Birka and Beyond - Part II: Braids and Twists."
A few more variations can be seen in this photo of many braids