Chapter 7 The Rhombus Weave


Form simple shapes with one key pattern.

Now that you’ve had an overview of the math in basketry here in Timor, let’s weave something. We can make simple shapes and even letters with the rhombus weave on just two strips. It’s only for decoration, but you’ll get the gist of the sort of weave used in the lafatik and mamafatin, among many others.

Gather stuff

  • Several long strips of paper with uniform width

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