Five-String Flat Braided Leather Tutorial - Braided Leather Tutorial #2

Five-string flat braided leather is actually a higher technology based on three flat weaving, just add two pieces string at each sides of three-string flat braided leather strap, it’s easy to learn. (More about three-string flat braided leather, please visit “Three-string Flat Braided Leather Tutorial”.)

Five-string flat braided leather strap.

The leather string for five-string braided leather is more than three-string flat braided leather, and it looks heavier.

  1. Separate the leather string into three pieces (C, D & E) and two pieces (A & B), and fix the head of them.
    Step 1 of five-string flat braided leather
  2. Put B cross C and move it right, and move C left.
    Step 2 of five-string flat braided leather
  3. Put D cross B and move it left.
    Step 3 of five-string flat braided leather
  4. Put the leftmost string, A, cross C and D, and move it right.
    Step 4 of five-string flat braided leather
  5. Put the rightmost string, E, cross A and B, and move it left. Then it is the basic shape of five-string flat braided leather.
    Step 5 of five-string flat braided leather
  6. Put C cross D and E, and move it right.
    Step 6 of five-string flat braided leather
  7. Put B cross A and C, and move it left.
    Step 7 of five-string flat braided leather
  8. Put D cross E and B, and move it right, and move the leftmost string, A.
    Step 8 of five-string flat braided leather
  9. Put the outermost three straps cross the inside two straps, and move them inside.
    Step 9 of five-string flat braided leather
  10. Keep the same density, and braid left and right repeatedly, until the length is enough.
    Step 10 of five-string flat braided leather

Summary: Braided Leather Technique Tutorial.

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