sphere 008

Sphere #008

For this sphere the two sub-strips are completely split. Because they are different they are marked with one or two little notches at the top. When you fix the 16 strips to the ring piece you must alternate between the two types. For Sphere #008 I used two shades of pale yellow and two shades…

sphere 007

Sphere #007

For Sphere #007 the strips have been split in two equally wide sub-strips only connected at the top. I used four colours, two orange and two blue. When fixing the strips to the ring piece alternate between the two colours using e.g. dark orange and dark blue for one ring and the lighter colours for…

Sphere 006

Sphere #006

Using the technique of Sphere #005 you may manage to do also more detailed patterns. This takes some time to weave though. And a file for cutting sphere 006 cut

sphere 005

Sphere #005

If you find that weaving the poles of the closed form does not render your ornament just as crisp and regular as you would wish, this procedure may do the trick. Fix 8 strips close together to a ring piece making the curved shape at the end of the strip follow the inner edge. Gather…

Sphere 004a

Sphere #004

This form is made from the same strips as Sphere #001 and almost in the same way. However, only 2 times 8 strips are used instead of the 2 times 12. When you have glued the 8 strips to the small circle make a cut in the circle from the rim to the centre just…