Kumihimo is a type of Japanese braid-weaving that is formed from interlacing strands of cord, ribbon, and thread. The round 5.7" braiding disk will guide you. It comes with rattail cord in four colors - white, black, cream and brown, 2 yards each color, and step-by-step instructions. For use with embroidery floss, colorful craft thread, yarn and 1mm and 3mm cords such as rattail, leather, hemp and bead strands. Above kumihimo example and more are found here.