Today I will learn a new braid. Keiru No Kimo is a 16 tama 15th century braid. Source: Catherine Martin, Kumihimo – Japanese silk braiding techniques, basic marudai braids. 1986 Old Hall Press. Pages 70-71.
the setup is pattern (c), three colours in slate blue, silver grey and pink, using DMC rayon embroidery thread. Each warp is two full strands.