Patty’s Pick

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This article was picked by Rainne for this month’s Patty’s Picks.
Congratulations Phyllis.

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Patty and I have chosen this super article by Phyllis Campbell, featuring an interview with David Feucheux from Louisiana. David is a reader of a column that Phyllis writes for THE BLIND POST.

Phyllis had never heard of David’s hobby and pounced on him immediately for an interview. I, on the other hand, have – although I’ve haven’t tried it… yet!

A Different Kind of Hobby

By Phyllis Campbell

Reprinted from Hobbies, July-August, 2014 National Braille Press

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David, a graduate of the Louisiana school for the blind, says that he has always wanted a hobby, but somehow couldn’t seem to settle on one until he discovered kumihimo.
Here is a description of it in David’s own words.

16-strand-set-up“Kumihimo is a type of braiding. It is done on a loom-type device. Imagine an octagon. Each of the 8 sides has 4 narrow slits. The octagon is made of the…

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